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EA Sports FIFA And Premier League Football Sports Tech Sponsorship

Review of the EA sports and Premier League sponsor arrangement.

Technology company sponsorships in football are lighting up the sports business and fan experience worlds. The Sports Techie community blog reaches fans worldwide and so do sport and tech activations involving soccer. Whether it’s the Premier League in the UK, UEFA Champions League and La Liga, Bundesliga or the MLS here in the United States, technology brands are partnering with football clubs in order to develop and activate digital marketing campaigns that are engaging, fun and rewarding for all ages but especially the millennial and genZ demographics. Let’s review the EA Sports and Premier League sponsorship arrangement.

As the Lead Partner until the 20...

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The Rise Of Soccer By Women And Girls

The Women’s Football BOOM!

The Women’s Football BOOM!

Football around the globe has never been more popular and much on the rise in soccer participation numbers can be attributed to women. The amount of female players registering to play football here in the United States coincides with the US Soccer National Team and their success as World Cup and Olympic tournament champions. Clubline Football put together an infographic that breaks down the some of the reasons behind this phenomenal growth worldwide for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. The downside to the booming increase in popularity for ladies is the lingering story about inequality in pay compared to men...

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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966  (the year I was born) but it’s not t...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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The Fan Experience Hijacking of Fan Engagement.

ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...

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Bundesliga Football Data Powered By New Sportec Sports Tech Company

DFL brings official match data in-house in a joint venture between Sportcast and Deltatre

DFL Brings Official Match Data In-House in a Joint Venture Between Sportcast and Deltatre.

DFL Brings Official Match Data In-House in a Joint Venture Between Sportcast and Deltatre.

Budesliga official football match data will be produced by Sportec Solutions, a new sports tech venture between DHL subsidiary Sportcast and deltatre. This sport and technology business arrangement covers Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 matches. All soccer game stats, storage and distribution are central to this broadcast services deal. The Sports Techie community blog German readers and followers can look forward to innovative sport technologies co-developed because of this joint-venture...

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.

Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...

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UEFA Champions League 2015 Semifinals Infographic

UEFA Champions League 2015 Semifinals Infographic

UEFA Champions League 2015 semifinal are set between four high-quality organizations. Barcelona and Bayern Munich play in the first pair while Real Madrid plays Juventus in the other contest. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share the newest Guarantee Tickets, Champions league performance Infographic along with our past #UCL breakdowns of the quarterfinals and knock out stage rounds. Champions final four fans all around the globe and throughout Europe will be digitally locked into each semi-finals moment on May 5 and 6, then again for the second leg on May 12-13, for the right to play in the Berlin finals. No matter who wins the semifinals, the finalists will have never played one another in a championship.

UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals  2014/15

Barca – Munich
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Champions League Quarterfinal Stats, Rankings And Sports Techie Analysis

Champions League Quarterfinal Stats, Rankings And Sports Techie Analysis

UEFA Champions League quarterfinals are set and thanks again to another Guarantee Tickets infographic, the Sports Techie community blog has new analysis of the stats and rankings of the eight teams left in the international tournament. The knockout stage was thrilling complete with amazing soccer performances, match upsets and fan experience matchday memories the quarters are sure to provide and then some. Review the Sports Techie round of 16 analytics here.

Champions League Quarter Finals
The fact no professional football clubs from the UK earned a top eight ranking is noteworthy, as is the compelling Madrid Derby matchup, and no surprise by the experts that powerhouse organizations F.C...

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