Sports Market


Essentially Group in double acquisition

Sports marketing and media business Essentially Group plc has acquired sports consultancies Frontiers Group UK and Athletes 1 Sports for up to £12.3 million in cash and shares.

Growth Planning

Fever pitch for overseas buyers investing in UK football

Interest in British football clubs has never been greater, with overseas buyers keen to invest. Rob Morris finds out why foreign entrepreneurs are rushing to join the beautiful game.


YFM backs sports centre operator

A sports centre operator that will be hosting next year’s Indoor Cricket World Cup has received £1 million of development funding. Action Indoor Sports Stadiums secured the investment from YFM Group and Sport England.