Aspire summit sees new deals signed with ICSS and French federation

Veron opens Aspire Summit

By Samindra Kunti
October 6 – The ICSS and the Aspire Academy have renewed their partnership, while the French Football Federation have made a pledge for a closer cooperation with their Qatari counterpart. The agreements were announced at the Aspire Academy Global Summit on Football Performance and Science in Berlin.

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MLS heads south of the border with Fox Sports Latin America

MLS and Fox

By Ben Nicholson
October 6 – The MLS has added another TV deal to its expanding roster by partnering with FOX Sports Latin America to televise matches in Mexico, South America (excepting Brazil where the MLS already partners with Globosat), Central America and the Caribbean. The deal now makes the MLS available for viewing in almost 120 countries and territories worldwide.

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Chelsea slump as Man Utd find Twitter joy at the Festival of Eid


By Paul Nicholson
September 25 – The weekly Twitter growth table saw a number of changes in ranking this week as Chelsea dropped to fourth behind Liverpool who took third slot. Manchester United continue to dominate weekly growth with one tweet this week being retweeted 14,000 times- that is 1,500 more retweets than Manchester City – in fifth place in the table – gained in new followers.

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Spurs’ Korean Son makes an immediate impact

Tottenham Hotspur Launch Digital Presence in Korea

September 22 – The arrival of South Korea international Heung-Min Son at English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has spurred the club’s social media team to start creating localised Korean language content across its Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and web platforms.

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