Tag Archives: Manchester

2016 Soccerex Global Convention: Notes from day two – Market Insights!

The second day of the Soccerex Global Convention began with some of the biggest stories in the game unfolding elsewhere. In the Indian city of Goa, members of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) had voted to close their congress, which had been called to elect the body’s members to the …

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2016 Soccerex Global Convention: Notes from day one!

The world’s biggest conference for the business of soccer got underway at Manchester Central on Monday, September 26 with FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura and Manchester mayoral candidate Andy Burnham to the fore. The 2016 edition of the Soccerex Global Convention was opened by the man many expect to become …

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India’s Slum Soccer receives inaugural FIFA Diversity Award!

Indian NGO Slum Soccer has won the inaugural FIFA Diversity Award yesterday, September 26. The award was created by FIFA to recognise outstanding organisations, group initiatives and football personalities that are standing up for diversity and inspire unity, solidarity and equality among all people. Slum Soccer uses football to connect …

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Soccerex Global Convention Sponsors List announced ahead of start!

Ahead of the Global Convention, Soccerex has confirmed the final list of sponsors for the event. Key event partners include Spanish wine specialist Bodegas Iniesta who will be attending as the official wine supplier of the event and the Happy Hour sponsors, Sir Stanley Matthews Travel, the official travel supporters …

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VIDEO – 442oons: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City – Parody of Highlights!

I just love to watch the 442oons and their funny take on football and its matches! The seasons first Manchester derby was played yesterday with Manchester City winning 2-1 away to Manchester United. Here comes the 442oons parody of the match highlights. Surely worth a watch!

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Arsenal & Brazil legend Gilberto Silva to speak at Soccerex Global Convention!

Ex-Arsenal FC midfielder and current Panathinaikos Technical Director, Gilberto Silva, will speak at the upcoming Soccerex Global Convention from September 26-28 in Manchester. Gilberto will be joining Edwin van der Sar, Alain Belsoeur and Gerard Houllier to discuss “Academies: A Foundation for Success” with the panelists sharing their extensive experience …

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Vauxhall’s Andrew Curley to discuss sponsorship at Soccerex Global Convention!

Vauxhall’s Head of Sponsorship and Events, Andrew Curley, will be speaking at the Soccerex Global Convention, September 26-28, in Manchester, about their lead sponsorship of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales national football teams and how they activated the different relationships around this summer’s UEFA European Championships. Curley has over …

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Soccerex to partner with Bodega Iniesta at Global Convention!

Soccerex are delighted to announce the expansion of their partnership with wine company Bodega Iniesta, started by Barcelona midfield maestro Andres Iniesta, as an event supporter for the upcoming Global Convention taking place in Manchester from September 26 to 28. The journey of Bodega Iniesta wines started back in the …

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Soccerex to lift the lid on virtual reality’s growing presence in football!

This year’s Soccerex Global Convention taking place in Manchester from September 26 to 28 will showcase the use of Virtual Reality in football with dedicated sessions focusing on the importance of using the feature, as well as the potential the technology has to make a very positive impact on the …

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Fox Sports, ITV & Sina Sports to discuss future of football broadcasting at Soccerex Global Convention!

Senior figures from UK broadcaster ITV, Chinese digital sports platform Sina Sports and American sports broadcaster Fox Sports will come together at this year’s Soccerex Global Convention from September 26-28 in Manchester to provide their insight into the future of football broadcasting and how the industry needs to adapt to …

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