Tag Archives: football

United we Tweet

Guest post by Ben Mayhew, Torquay United fan and renowned blogger “Greenwich Gull”, on his experiences of using social media to cover lower-league professional soccer.

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Bluebirds in red – a sad day of brand confusion for Cardiff City

Graphic designer Dave Hopkins sees “brand confusion” in the new badge and red kit to be worn by his beloved Cardiff City, the “Bluebirds”.

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Super Bowl – social media’s biggest, but not necessarily best

So, as expected, last night’s Super Bowl XLVI was the most Tweeted US event ever. At its peak, the American football finale was generating 12,000 Tweets per second! By most measures, it’s the biggest annual sports event in the world … Continue reading

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Tell me why I do like Mondays – football on TV

There was a time when football, in its various guises, was generally something for the weekend. But the long-running success of a US TV show has made football at the start of the week something of a global media phenomenon.

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How a Super League shock played out in social media

Among all the codes of football, rugby league seems to produce more than its share of off-field controversy – and this week’s jaw-dropping announcement of the new Super League licences was played out in real-time through social media.

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The Canadian Football League and Twitter: a fan’s perspective

Guest blog by Jerry Iwanus (Twitter:  @bawlfbomber)   Bawlf, Alberta, Canada Recently, Weltch Media posted an excellent piece about the many different kinds of “football” found in the world.  The reason the article is excellent, in my view, is because someone … Continue reading

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You’re a football fan? Well, it is a great game(s)

So you’re a football fan? Which football? Here’s our quick dash through the great games that share the name.

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