PRESS RELEASES recognised as Football Affiliate of the year at SBC Awards

TAGs:, SBC Awards 2016 received a “Highly Commended” mention in the Football Affiliate of the Year category at the Sports Betting Community Awards, recognising their superb work in 2016. recognised as Football Affiliate of the year at SBC AwardsThe Sports Betting Community Awards recognise excellence in the field of sports betting and every year the very best companies in the industry are identified and praised for their contribution. This year was not only nominated to receive an award but given a special “Highly Commended” title from the judges.

The awards were held at Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge Stadium and over 400 industry experts attended a lavish ceremony in the exclusive Under The Bridge nightclub.

The recognition for was due to their consistently excellent campaigns, particularly those run on their @footballtips Twitter handle during a busy year for football.

The 2016 European Championships in France was the major event of the season and not only covered the event but also brought to market a new website,, which acted as a tournament hub for those looking for information. This dedication to providing added value to loyal readers was something which particularly impressed the SBC judges.

The season-long dedication to the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, plus an impressive array of European and world soccer coverage, was also acknowledged. has expanded rapidly since its inception and not only does it now provide match previews, live stream links and betting tips on football around the world, it does so with dedicated journalists, each of whom has a particular expertise in a particular league or region.

The community feel of Footballtips as a brand, strengthened by a strong social media presence, allows readers and followers to be connected to the writers and this is one of the things which the betting industry is looking to foster in 2016 and beyond. The Sports Betting Community have acknowledged the strength of Footballtips in this area and with the “Highly Commended” title are holding them up as an example to the rest of the industry.

The daily tipping features, betting challenges and exclusive offers and competitions on, all of which are provided for free to readers, have proved to be a real hit and the continued growth of the brand is testament to this. Further growth is expected in 2017 and more recognition is sure to follow.

On receiving the commendation, Editor Thomas Rooney said:

“This is a great way to round of a busy but successful year.

“We’re extremely proud of what we do and feel we provide for the football bookmaker & football fan with our fantastic website & social media campaigns.”

“The SBC Awards are a great event and to be noticed among an extremely competitive field is something we are rightly delighted to be talking about. The Christmas beers will taste even better this year.”

The Football Affiliate of the Year title for 2016 was awarded to Betbrain.


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