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Soccer - 15 Sep 2003
Coors Brewers has hired Hill and Knowlton’s Sports Marketing and Sponsorship Division (H&K) on an initial two year contract to handle its PR and Sponsorship Press Office work for the Football League’s newly sponsored Carling Cup. H&K won the business following a three-way pitch against the incumbent Golin/Harris Weber and another undisclosed agency.
Soccer - 04 Sep 2003
UEFA is currently carrying out a 4-day inspection visit of the Portuguese stadiums to host the matches of UEFA EURO 2004™ next summer. The inspection team will visit all ten stadiums, ending in Guimarães on Friday, and has already remarked upon the huge progress made.
Soccer - 29 Aug 2003
SKY SPORTS will show David Beckham live in La Liga after winning a deal for Spanish football on the eve of the new season.
Soccer - 26 Aug 2003
The start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup is less than a month away. In order to create awareness for the world’s biggest women’s football event, the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003 Road Show will travel across the United States.
Soccer - 30 Jul 2003
The twelfth edition of the Deloitte & Touche Annual Review of Football Finance shows that the turnover of English football’s top division clubs has increased seven-fold in ten years to £1,132 million in 2001/02. Deloitte estimates Premiership revenues will have exceeded £1.25 billion in 2002/03. The Football League clubs have meanwhile grown their income to £467 million.
Soccer - 10 Jul 2003
RESTON, Va. and LOS ANGELES, Jul 9, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nextel Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTL), a leading provider of fully integrated wireless communications services, and Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), the nation's leading Spanish-language media company, today announced Nextel will be the official sponsor and exclusive wireless carrier of the Gold Cup, North America's largest soccer tournament.
Soccer - 17 Jun 2003
FIFA and U.S. Soccer officials have formally unveiled the match schedule and official logo of the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003, an action-packed 32-match, 23-day tournament that will take place in the United States between 20 September and 12 October.
Soccer - 13 Jun 2003
Hong Kong, June 13, 2003 – Liverpool Football Club today confirmed they will play in Hong Kong this summer, providing a tremendous boost to both Hong Kong fans and the international sports scene here.
Soccer - 13 Jun 2003
CHICAGO (Thursday, June 12, 2003) — U.S. Soccer President Dr. S. Robert Contiguglia has announced the six stadiums that will host the 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup in the United States this fall. The six venues include two soccer specific stadiums: Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, and the newly christened Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., just south of Los Angeles. Another brand new stadium, Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (scheduled to open this August), will bring the event to
Soccer - 25 Apr 2003
More excellent TV statistics are emerging from this week’s memorable action in the UEFA Champions League.
Soccer - 26 Mar 2003
The UEFA Executive Committee chaired by UEFA President, Lennart Johansson, completed a busy agenda today ahead of the start of the XXVII Ordinary UEFA Congress, to be held on Thursday at the Cavalieri Hilton Hotel in Rome, Italy.
Soccer - 21 Mar 2003
Fox Sports International (FSI) and ChampionsWorld have entered into a new five-year agreement under which FSI will have exclusive international telecast distribution rights to no fewer than eight upcoming ChampionsWorld soccer events including this summer’s much-anticipated Manchester United tour of the United States.
Soccer - 17 Mar 2003
With a vist to Patras, the FIFA delegation today continued its tour of the Olympic cities which will host the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games football matches.
Soccer - 07 Mar 2003
The FIFA World Cup will head to South America in 2014 following a decision taken by the FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by President Joseph S. Blatter, on the second day of its meeting at FIFA headquarters in Zurich.
Soccer - 07 Mar 2003
On the first day of its meeting at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, the FIFA Executive Committee concentrated on the FIFA events due to be held this year. A separate media release covers the decision to temporarily postpone the FIFA World Youth Championship, which was due to be played in the United Arab Emirates from 25 March - 16 April.
Soccer - 03 Mar 2003
1 March 2003, Singapore: Asia’s Number one broadcaster, ESPN STAR Sports announced plans for the inaugural F.A Premier League Asia Cup today. The tournament will feature English Premier League teams Newcastle United, Chelsea, Birmingham City and the red hot Malaysian National team competing in an officially sanctioned quadrangular.
Soccer - 21 Feb 2003
Herzogenaurach, Germany, February 21st, 2003 -- Leading sportlifestyle brand PUMA® today announced a new long-term sponsorship deal with Fulham Football Club, which will see the players wearing an exciting and innovative new football kit from the beginning of the 2003/2004 season.
Soccer - 18 Feb 2003
Milan, 17 February 2003 – Milan Channel, the thematic channel dedicated to AC Milan produced by Media Partners, launches its new club.
Soccer - 11 Feb 2003
In yet another move to build a global brand and increase brand awareness in China, Siemens Information and Communication Mobile (Siemens mobile) has today announced a multi-year association with the Chinese national football team, 'Team China'.
Soccer - 24 Jan 2003
IEC is involved in the main sporting spectacles to welcome the Lunar New Year in Greater China. First up on Feb 1-4 2003 is the Carlsberg Cup featuring top national soccer teams Uruguay, Denmark and Iran plus the Hong Kong League XI battling for supremacy.
Soccer - 13 Jan 2003
At its hearing held today at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, the UEFA Appeals Body has decided to order the Slovakian Football Association to play its next home international game behind closed doors.
Soccer - 23 Dec 2002
SAR-AN International is the leading sports marketing agency in Turkey, and the proud organizer of the EFES PILSEN CUP.
Soccer - 25 Nov 2002
NEW YORK (Wednesday, November 20, 2002) - Major League Soccer’s Competition Committee unveiled details of the 2003 MLS Calendar, which includes significant changes to the League’s regular-season and playoff formats to bring MLS in line with the rest of the world’s top leagues while preserving the drama and excitement of the uniquely American postseason concept. MLS Deputy Commissioner Ivan Gazidis, who collaborated with Don Garber to abandon the shootout tiebreaker and the scoreboard clock short
Soccer - 06 Nov 2002
Bees United - The Brentford Supporters Trust - announced on Wednesday a £50 million pound scheme to build a new stadium for Brentford FC at Lionel Road, less than a mile from The Club’s home at Griffin Park.
Soccer - 15 Oct 2002
A FIFA delegation, lead by Jack A. Warner, Chairman of the FIFA U-17 World Championship Committee, has just returned from an inspection in Finland, where the next edition of this competition will be played from 13 to 30 August 2003.
Soccer - 01 Oct 2002
Newcastle United Football Club, one of the most globally recognisable and prestigious names in football, is set to have a new Official Club Sponsor for the start of the 2003/2004 season.
Soccer - 24 Sep 2002
Review report on 2002 FIFA World Cup ticketing: FIFA regrets problems The FIFA Executive Committee, meeting today under the chairmanship of President Joseph S. Blatter, has taken note of and approved the independent review report on the ticketing for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2002
With many leading UK and European football clubs currently suffering from severe financial difficulties, the latest figures to be announced by Southampton Football Club show the South Coast club in excellent financial shape.
Soccer - 16 Aug 2002
Arsenal has teamed up with Bank of Scotland to launch Your Financial Arsenal; a range of financial services that will help lay the foundations for the next generation of the club's sporting and commercial success.
Soccer - 08 Aug 2002
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is to hold a unique football tournament entitled ‘Europe United’, to celebrate Europe’s biggest ever expansion.
Soccer - 16 Jul 2002
TNSSPORT today announced the launch of Soccerscope, the first continuous sports market research product targeted at football. Soccerscope will measure the effectiveness of football sponsorship throughout the season allowing clients to evaluate the impact of their investment. It will also research a host of other subjects within the sport, from fan profiles to the popularity of football programmes such as the ITV Premiership. Delivered on-line, the service is the most sophisticated analysis curre
Soccer - 05 Jul 2002
IEC in Sports has secured a TV production and distribution contract with the leading indoor soccer tournament in Sweden, named 'Nackas Minne'.
Soccer - 04 Jul 2002
Wolverhampton Wanderers have today announced that Doritos will be the new official Club sponsors. The impactful Doritos logo, will be featured on the front of the new 'old gold and black' strip that will be available to buy from 2nd August and will be seen at Molineux for the first time in the friendly game against Newcastle United on 3rd August.
Soccer - 03 Jul 2002
IEC in Sports has signed an agreement to distribute the preseason-match featuring Arsenal F.C - winners of both the Premier League and FA Cup - and German Bundesliga-side 1860 Munich. The match will be played on Saturday 3 August at New Tivoli Stadium i Innsbruck, with a kick off time at GMT 17.30.
Soccer - 27 Jun 2002
The eleventh edition of the Deloitte & Touche Annual Review of Football Finance shows that English football's income for 2000/01 grew by 18% to £1,269 million (2.1 billion Euros), while the aggregated income of all clubs in top European divisions reached £4 billion (6.6 billion Euros).
Soccer - 21 Jun 2002
Charlton Athletic FC have today sealed the biggest sponsorship deal in the club’s history – linking up with sports retailer all:sports in a package worth up to £4.3m to the Premiership club.
Soccer - 12 Jun 2002
FIFA and the local organizing committees in Korea (KOWOC) and in Japan (JAWOC) together with the FIFA World Cup Ticketing Bureau (WCTB, operated by Byrom plc on behalf of FIFA), finalized today 12 June during separate meetings in Seoul and Tokyo the ticketing arrangements for the round of 16 and the quarterfinals at the 2002 FIFA World Cup(tm).
Soccer - 11 Jun 2002
Thanks to an initiative set in motion by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, 2002 FIFA World Cup(tm) matches will be shown on a giant screen in the Kabul National Stadium as of Wednesday, 12 June.
Soccer - 07 Jun 2002
Pepsico was ordered to immediately cease the use of an advertisement related to the FIFA World Cup(TM) by an Argentinean court on 5 June.
Soccer - 27 May 2002
This time perimeter signage at Highbury beats Old Trafford. Taking two advertisers who both bought signage at Highbury and Old Trafford and comparing them over the first half of the season, Highbury produced nearly twice the exposure of Old Trafford.
Soccer - 03 May 2002
The Football Association has today written to Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, to inform her of our response to the five tests which she set for the Wembley project in the House of Commons on December 19th 2001.
Soccer - 19 Apr 2002
KirchSport AG signs marketing agreement with FSV MAINZ 05 German club in strong position to advance to the 1st Bundesliga in 2003.
Soccer - 10 Apr 2002
Hamburg/10 April 2002 – Real Madrid C.F. is celebrating 100 years of club history. After the World Cup being jointly hosted by Japan and Korea, the centennial celebrations of this, the best-known and most successful football club in the world, will be one of the major highlights of the football year 2002. SPORTFIVE has been given the exclusive rights to market the broadcasting rights for all the matches being staged as part of the centenary year agenda.
Soccer - 03 Apr 2002
3 April; Birmingham, UK: – International Event Partnership (IEP) announced today that it has secured four of the world’s leading football clubs to play in this year’s ‘Amsterdam Tournament 2002’. Manchester United, FC Barcelona, Parma AC and AFC Ajax have all been contracted for the fourth edition of this outstanding sporting event. The event will be held in the state of the art Amsterdam Arena with matches taking place between August 2nd and August 4th 2002.
Soccer - 18 Mar 2002
Octagon UK has secured a six-figure deal with premium international beer brand, Kronenbourg 1664, as the presenting sponsor for a beach soccer event this summer. The event will be known as The Kronenbourg Cup.
Soccer - 15 Mar 2002
The two-day (14th/15th March) meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee, chaired by UEFA President, Lennart Johansson, concluded today, having agreed:
Soccer - 08 Mar 2002
The FIFA World Cup Organising Committee has confirmed that FIFA will not request the law-making International Football Association Board to allow interruptions in matches of this year's World Cup in Korea and Japan to allow players to drink more water.
Soccer - 07 Mar 2002
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter received a demonstration of support from the President of the Royal Spanish Football Association, Angel Maria Villar Llona, and the President of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez, on the day of Real Madrid's 100th birthday.
Soccer - 28 Feb 2002
Southampton FC today (28 February) announced a major new benefit for its supporters with the official launch of its real-time interactive on-line ticket office, the first Premiership club to offer this service.
Soccer - 27 Feb 2002
London, UK, 26 February. 2002 - Ford today announced the launch of, to provide fans across Europe with the ultimate online guide to European football.
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