Tag "Football"

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MLS takes the wheel of social media progress once again, this time with live-streaming

Over the last few weeks, Facebook has been building up its portfolio of sporting events, and with the launch of the new MLS season, once again the social media giant

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Man City give another example of how club created content can enrich the fan experience

There’s a ritual to watching sport. If you’re going to a game, you’ll have your own one beforehand. But even if you’re watching on TV there’s a routine: you watch

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Dutch Cup semi-final sees video referee controversy

The AZ Alkmaar players celebrated wildly, as did the fans in the stadium who joined in. A 94th minute winner in a cup semi-final is perhaps the most unbridled joy

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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 game a week on the platform. The week before, it

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Interview with Richard Clarke, former Senior Director of Digital Media & Comms at Colorado Rapids

Richard Clarke has recently returned from the US and a stint with MLS team Colorado Rapids. Prior to this he had been in the Premier League with Arsenal, making him

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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

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Pitchero brings Northern Premier League to fans

Global sports network Pitchero has announced a groundbreaking new partnership with the Northern Premier League that will bring amateur and semi-professional football to fans by broadcasting all future matches. This

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For the NC Courage, rebranding is just the beginning

On January 9, the Western New York Flash of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced their acquisition by North Carolina Football Club and subsequent relocation to Cary, North Carolina

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Interview with Mark Gilbert, former Head of Digitals Communications at The FA

Dan sat down with Mark Gilbert, until recently the Head of Digital Communications at The Football Association. Previous to that he worked at The Sun and News of the World, bringing together a great mix of sports and technology knowledge.

Video Replay used to award first penalty as football struggles with modernity

We’re inching closer and closer to a time when football will join other sports in using technology to make its own game better. With the introduction of goal line technology