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OneFootball acquires Dugout

In a move that it says will form the world’s largest owned and operated digital football media business, football media platform OneFootball has acquired digital media company Dugout. It says the acquisition will put fans at the heart of the football ecosystem, bringing Dugout’s global video expertise, network and distribution to OneFootball, uniting the businesses […]

December 15, 2020

Premier League to review PPV stance

The Premier League has confirmed it will review its controversial pay-per-view (PPV) scheme in the coming weeks after a shareholders’ meeting took place on October 27th. During October, matches not initially selected for TV broadcast have been made available on a PPV basis accessed via Box Office platforms at £14.95 each. This now seems set […]

October 28, 2020By Nik Roseveare

EE unveils Match Day Experience on BT Sport App

EE has announced Match Day Experience features on the BT Sport app, which will be inclusive for new customers taking the Full Works iPhone plan with the new 5G iPhone. Through a set of new BT Sport App features that make the most of the UK’s number one 5G network, and optimised for the iPhone […]

October 15, 2020

Dugout: 700% increase in women’s football video views

Dugout has revealed that its women’s football content has seen video views increase by 700 per cent over the last 12 months. Promoting the women’s game has been a key focus for Dugout with the leading digital media company now sharing videos from a host of women’s teams, such as Arsenal Women Football Club, Manchester […]

October 1, 2020

BT TV launches Unlimited Substitutions campaign

BT is kicking off its 2020/21 season launch campaign with a host of notable football names featuring in its television advert, which it says showcases “the breadth of content and flexibility available to customers on BT TV”. BT TV is the only place where fans will be able to switch seamlessly between BT Sport, Sky […]

August 30, 2020

FA Cup final on BBC sets season-high viewing record

Arsenal’s victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final on August 1st was the most-watched football match of the season. BARB data shows the BBC’s coverage from Wembley Stadium was watched by a peak of 8.2 million across all platforms, a 46.1 per cent audience share. The game was also shown on BT Sport. It […]

August 3, 2020

Twitch launches sports channel

Twitch, the Amazon owned streaming service, has launched a dedicated sports content channel. La Liga football team Real Madrid along with Italian Serie A leaders Juventus, French champions Paris Saint-Germain and London football giants Arsenal will all be expanding their live content on the platform. Initially, Twitch will collaborate with each club on the production of […]

July 23, 2020

Peacock to show 175+ Premier League games

NBC Sports and Peacock will present more than 175 exclusive Premier League matches on Peacock Premium in the 2020-21 season. Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will launch in the US with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices on July 15th. In total, Peacock Premium will present more than […]

July 10, 2020

Dugout moves to live-streamed football content

Dugout has announced the launch of a live-stream broadcast offering that will deliver behind-the-scenes and eSports content to Dugout’s 90+ global publishers and their 350 million football fans. Featuring pre and post-match interviews, live action from the training ground and off-field activities, live-streams from Dugout’s partner clubs, federations and leagues, will serve to complement the […]

June 19, 2020

Premier League return draws big for Sky Sports

The return of the Premier League predictably drew a big TV audience for Sky Sports on June 17th, as top flight football returned following a 100 day hiatus enforced by the Coronavirus pandemic. Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Arsenal proved the most-watched Premier League match in more than three years with a peak audience of […]

June 19, 2020