Digital Sport’s Weekly Washup 24/02/17

Dunk Contest gets even cooler One of the most beloved parts of the NBA All Star Game is the Slam

Streaming on social benefits everyone involved – but are we moving too quickly?

Last week, Spain’s top football league, La Liga, streamed a live game on Facebook Live. They plan to stream one

BT Sport to show FIFA 17 eSports games, bringing the sector to the mainstream

As the world of eSports has grown exponentially over the past few months, it may well have become mainstream today,

Wayne Shaw’s Pie-eating antics a further warning to clubs about access to their players

On Monday night, one of the great British sporting sights played out in a small suburb of south London. If

Everton’s search for innovative partnerships takes in The Open Championship

Everton football club are at a bit of a disadvantage these days. Their stadium – if historic and atmospheric –

La Liga live streams games on Facebook and bites back against the Premier League

With the news that more and more sports are taking advantage of Facebook’s live streaming service to take advantage of

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Time to get serious: In defence of football’s Fan Channels

This is a guest post by Neil Smythe, previously Head of Sport at Shotglass / Fremantle Media who gives his unique insight into the workings of football’s unofficial fan channels and presents a case for their defence. Follow him on Twitter @NeilSmythe The recent Gary Neville / ArsenalFanTV saga has reignited the debate about football fan channels, with their content, talent,

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Social Media, Digital tech and football in the modern age

Guest article: Alex Fenton is a lecturer in digital business and award winning digital developer and trainer, running courses at MediaCityUK, University of Salford. Bandwagon jumpers, plastic fans, armchair supporters, glory hunters, fair weather fans, flaneurs, part-timers, casuals. These are just some of the phrases used to describe followers of football around the world. Man Utd caused some controversy in 2012