May 12 – EA Sports FIFA video game, in the last season of its license of the FIFA name, has delivered a huge bonus for the gaming giant.
May 5 – Mediapro has renewed its international broadcast representation deal with Spain’s LaLiga for a further five years.
April 14 – EA Sports has started the brand building for its EA SPORTS FC title that will launch at the end of the year, ending EA’s use of the FIFA brand after a 20-year association.
March 20 – Bulgaria’s oldest football club Botev Plovdiv has signed a partnership agreement with one of the newest digital platforms targeting football, Fanzee.
March 20 – While the US government has increased its pressure campaign against TikTok, threatening a US ban of the app if the company doesn’t split with its Chinese ownership, Major League Soccer has no issue with the social media platform being used to collect vast volumes of data.
February 23 – AS Monaco and has agreed a collaboration with Catawiki, an online auction platform for buying and selling special items and collectibles.
February 8 – Crystal Palace are the first Premier League club to sign up to socially conscious social media app WeAre8 with an official presence.
February 3 – Sports streaming leaders DAZN and OneFootball have struck a distribution deal that will widen the reach of DAZN content in Germany and Austria via OneFootball’s network.
January 31 – The digital focus within football marketing started as being all about web sites and building social media numbers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. But there has been a strategic shift and while the social media platforms are still important it is the new fan engagement platforms that are making the marketing difference.
January 31 – Cyber protection specialists Acronis has announced a three-year partnership with Premier League Fulham.
January 30 – The Premier League has unveiled a four-year deal with fantasy football game Sorare that will see the league license official player cards.
January 20 – Sports-streaming giant DAZN has agreed a deal with Prime Video to distribute its service in Amazon’s Prime Video Channels.
January 17 – Liga Portugal and RealFevr have extended their digital collectibles partnership to include a two-season deal for the Allianz Cup (Portuguese League Cup) starting this season.
January 18 – Fans looking to own the ultimate piece of memorabilia, the ball that was used to score a goal, will now have the opportunity to do so for tonight’s EA Sports Supercup between AC Milan and Inter Milan in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.