History made: five English teams have reached the last 16 of the Champions League

What English clubs making Champions League history means for pubs

By Stuart Stone

This season’s Champions League football group stage saw five Premier League clubs advance to the knockout stages of football’s foremost club competition – the largest contingent from any nation in the history of the Champions League.

More matches on offer: the Premier League is offering 42 more live games per season

How will new Premier League football rights deal affect pubs?

By Stuart Stone

After the Premier League issued its tender document for television rights yesterday (7 December), it has been revealed that more Saturday night and midweek football fixtures will be screened live between 2019 and 2022 with full sets of fixtures made available...

José Mourinho presents BT Sport Manager of the Month trophy

By Stuart Stone

Despite being edged out of October’s prize for Premier League bosses by rivals from Burnley, Arsenal, Tottenham and - most painfully - the blue half of Manchester, The Special One still managed to get his hands on a trophy this month – albeit briefly....

Increased footfall: the Autumn Internationals' opening weekend attracted the second-highest level of MatchPint searches since September

Autumn Internationals provide 4% sales kick

By Stuart Stone

New data provided by MatchPint and beer quality expert Vianet shows that year-on-year beer sales during Rugby Union's Autumn Internationals have increased.

Passion: The North London derby has produced some fiesty encounters. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald

North London derby dominates this weekend’s sport

By James Beeson

High flying Tottenham travel to the Emirates to take on an inconsistent Arsenal side in what could be Arsene Wenger’s biggest North London Derby yet, while England meet Australia in Rugby Union action.

Rooting for the away team: England cricket captain Joe Root

Can you turn Ashes to cash?

By Tommy Leighton

Arguably, the winter’s biggest sporting occasion takes place largely while the UK sleeps, and it could be as tough for publicans to turn the Ashes into a profitable opportunity as it will be for Joe Root and his men to retain the fabled urn, Down Under.

Enhanced package: Guinness will build upon its existing relationship with English rugby union

Guinness strengthens ties with English rugby union

By Stuart Stone

The Diageo-owned beer brand has signed a new four-year deal with the Rugby Football Union (RFU), which builds upon its existing partnership with England’s rugby union body.

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