New Matchday app from O2 brings England rugby fans even closer to Twickenham

O2, sponsor of the RFU and England Rugby this week announced the launch of O2 Matchday, a new free app featuring Ref!Link that brings all the thrills and spills of England rugby action live from Twickenham, directly to fans’ phones across the UK

Top 5 Tips to landing that dream Social Media & Sport role

Are you looking for a role within social media and sport? Here are a few tips that will hopefully help you along the way. It’s a tough jobs market but you can give yourself a better chance to land that dream role

CNN and Squawka team up to launch ‘CNN Football Club’

CNN International will debut second screen technology for its new half hour weekly football debate show, ‘CNN Football Club’ using Squawka’s awesome technology

Everton FC & Social Media

A few weeks ago I had the please of chatting with one of Everton FC’s leading lights when it comes to social media and their digital strategy, Scott McLeod. Read on to find out more…

Q&A’s and Hide & Tweet Giveaway – Vauxhall goes Twitter crazy for the Home Nations

Last week so a buzz of activity around Gordon Strachan’s first game as Scotland manager and Ashley Cole’s 100th England cap. Vauxhall gave fans access to both with Twitter Q&A’s, videos and a Hide & Tweet ticket giveaway, the football career network for players and agents

The role of technology within the industry of football is growing by the month (even week) as it affects every facet of the sport. The latest one to help players and scouts is Fieldoo. Here is some more info on the site…

Top 10 stats from Liverpool FC’s International Digital Programme

Friend of UKSN and LFC’s Head of International Digital Development Paul Rogers has been sharing his Top 10 stats from his first 3 months in the role.

RFU launches the IBM TryTracker

New Official Analytics Partner for the RFU, IBM will be providing fans with real-time insights into the game, including information about individual performance by players: welcome the IBM TryTracker