• Marathonbet signs multi-year partnership to become Club’s first Official Global Betting Partner for men’s and women’s teams
• Marathonbet will provide matchday betting offering for supporters at the Etihad Stadium
Manchester City has announced their first ever global betting partnership with online bookmaker Marathonbet agreeing a multi-year deal with the Premier League champions that will also cover Manchester City Women.
Marathonbet will provide the matchday betting offering at the Etihad Stadium, with branded betting kiosks, for supporters once the 2018/19 season kicks off in August. The online bookmaker will also provide City fans with exclusive digital content themed around the first team fixtures and pre-match previews. Supporters will also get the chance to win ‘money-can’t-buy’ experiences through the partnership.
The Marathonbet logo will also appear across the Etihad Stadium and on matchday interview backdrops.
A market leader in bookmaking, Marathonbet offers some of the best odds and widest range of in-play markets in the industry.
Damian Willoughby, Senior Vice President of partnerships at City Football Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Marathonbet to Manchester City. Marathonbet shares our commitment to providing fans across the world with the best possible matchday experience, whether that’s at the Etihad Stadium or following around the world through digital platforms.
“Marathonbet has a great history of innovation and we are excited by their plans to engage with City fans through this new partnership.”
Natalia Zavodnik, Chief Executive Officer at Marathonbet, said: “We are delighted to be able to announce this global partnership with one of the most exciting clubs in world football. The club share our ideas of innovation and providing their supporters and football fans alike with extraordinary odds, markets and experiences; something we saw with their record breaking 2017/18 season.
This announcement is a marker of our intention as a global brand and we can’t wait to get started.”
To celebrate this new partnership, Marathonbet will be offering fans some of the best odds in the market when they bet on Manchester City in the coming 2018/19 season.
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About Manchester City Football Club
Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners’ Cup, four League Championship titles, including three Premier League titles (2012, 2014, 2018), and five FA Cups. Manchester City is one of eight teams comprising the City Football Group which includes New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F. Marinos, Club Atlético Torque and FC Girona.
Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily basis and play their competitive home games.
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Established in 1997, Marathonbet offers pre-match and live betting markets across a range of sports/events through its online sportsbook. Casino, Live Casino and now Bingo are also available.
Today, thousands of people enjoy Marathonbet’s huge selection of betting markets in everything from football, tennis and golf to TV specials and politics.
In June 2018, Marathonbet announced a deal to become Global Betting Partner to Manchester City This is in addition to a shirt sponsorship deal with Scottish Premiership outfit Hibernian FC and back-of-shirt sponsorship with Russian Premier League team Dynamo Moscow FC.