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Dutch Football Club to use VR and game data to recreate previous matches

With sports teams consistently striving to become the most innovative in the world, AZ Alkmaar has signed a long-term deal with Beyond Sports to create virtual reality simulations for their

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Q&A with FC Bayern Munich’s Media Manager, Cristian Nyari

Rick Liebling recently had the opportunity to connect with Cristian Nyari, Bayern’s Media Manager, who shared some of the insights and strategies Bayern uses in their social programs.

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Adidas launches boots without laces

German sportswear giant Adidas has officially launched its boots without laces after unveiling a prototype in November. Named “ACE16+  Purecontrol”, the new boots are certainly the beginning of a new

The ins and outs of Goal Line Technology

It has taken a while for football to catch up with technology but in recent years, the implementation of various goal line technologies (GLT) have helped the sport make giant strides forward.

A tale of how we followed football’s #DeadlineDay madness

With #DeadlineDay ever increasing in popularity, broadcasters continue to seek ways in which they can interact with their market and increase their brand awareness on the back of it.

How stats are set to transform Fantasy Football ahead of Premier League launch

Ahead of next week’s Premier League launch, Dugout FC, a draft-based Premier League fantasy football game, is set to revolutionise how fans play fantasy football during the 2015/16 season.

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Record numbers for Football League on fixture release day

The Football League once again enjoyed significant increases in engagement and website traffic for the annual fixture release. Here’s what happened and how they did it in 2015.

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Valencia CF provide exclusive real-time HD video content to fans in stadium

During the last Spanish League match played at the Mestalla stadium, Vodafone’s 4G network was successfully used to test a new unique technology and a new application that provides exclusive real-time video content in high density locations, revolutionising video delivery across mobile networks

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Facebook launches Football Awards with Mirror Football & BT Sport

Facebook has launched its inaugural Facebook Football Awards in partnership with BT Sport and Mirror Football, which will offer fans around the world the chance to vote for the players they think have performed best throughout the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season.

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Kick It Out unveils findings of research into football-related hate crime on social media

Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, has published new research revealing the true extent of football-related hate crime across social media after hosting a special event unveiling the findings