Tag Archives: football

Man City football ruling creates a financial free-for-all for regimes playing the global PR game

Manchester City’s two-year ban from European competition, imposed by Uefa, has been overturned by the grand-sounding Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Court found that the alleged “serious breaches” of Uefa’s Financial Fair Play rules were “either not established ...

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Raheem Sterling tries to redefine men for Gillette – is this too ambitious?

When does purpose in advertising become preachiness? These days P&G is following long-time rival Unilever down the purpose route, most notably with Gillette which seems to be trying to redefine what men are all about – apart from beings who ...

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Jermaine Jenas fronts Coke’s new ‘ball games allowed’ drive

There are times (like now) when a visitor from Mars might assume that football was a charity with a game/business attached. Coca-Cola has a long history of supporting football in the UK and now it’s launching ‘Ball Games Allowed,’ an ...

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Puma first down the tunnel as football’s tidal wave begins

The men’s football season is almost upon us (does it ever go away?) and Puma seems to be first out of the blocks with this effort from French agency Lafourmi, hymning the style and swagger that make up ‘the flow.” ...

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Can Iris’ lively Arsenal film surmount racist Twitter storm?

The beautiful game is cranking up for a new season (haven’t forgotten the England Women’s World Cup feat – a traditional semi-final exit) and Adidas is bigging up its Arsenal shirt sponsorship with this lively ad from Iris Worldwide, showing ...

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Dark Horses promotes forgotten footballers for CONIFA European championship

More football, this time from some unexpected places. Sportsbet.io (which lets you bet in bitcoins and other crypto currencies – yikes) is sponsoring the CONIFA European Football Cup which features teams from minorities, including stateless people, and other locations currently ...

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