Manchester City FC
Ferran Soriano is CEO of Manchester City FC and City Football Group, and winner of The SportBusiness Award at the 2017 Globe Soccer Awards. We caught up with him to talk about his approach to running a football club, his thoughts on football in the Middle East, and more.
Clubs are increasingly using premium fan experiences to maximise their revenue streams and offset the costs of expensive new stadia.
The new interactive CityPulse Wall in City Square at the Etihad Stadium allows fans to interrogate large live and historic data sets. Gino di Castri reports on the role it is playing in technology firm SAP's sponsorship of Manchester City.
I’ve been working on a football chant based on the fact that the club I support has a better wages-as-a-proportion-of-turnover ratio to that of all of our main rivals. It’s not quite there yet, so I can’t unveil it, but if it catches on there will be more to follow. Themes include match-day income, global media-rights revenue, and profit before player trading and amortisation in the most recent accounting period.
Mobile-focused ticket platform SeatGeek has today (Friday) agreed its latest major deal in the sports market by unveiling a partnership with English Premier League champion Manchester City.
English Premier League football club Manchester City has announced a 21 per cent hike in revenue to a record £473.4m (€535.5m/$620.5m), along with a third consecutive year of profitability.