Bayern’s James Rodriguez joins Ares as an ambassador

Bayern Munich and Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has joined esports organisation Ares Esport in an ambassadorial role. Rodriguez joins an impressive, if somewhat odd, host of names at the team which includes...

Orlando Pirates enter esports, FIFA first but plans for much more

First FIFA, and then the big three. That's the timeline of Orlando Pirates' esports intentions. A statement on the team's site read as follows: "For the first year, Orlando Pirates will focus...
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1. FC Nürnberg become second Bundesliga 2 side to sign FIFA players

Bundesliga 2 side 1. FC Nürnberg has become the latest traditional sports outfit to dip its toe into esports. The German side who currently sit fifth in German football's second tier...
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Celtic FC dip toes into esports with FIFA18 competition

With many other football teams already having entered the esports space, Celtic FC are the latest to enter the realm. Working with the Dublin-based esports agency Qwatti, Celtic are kicking off...

Kairos Media acquire Lightning Pandas and sign former West Ham player Dragonn

Kairos Media, a social media focused digital communications agency, has announced the acquisition of esports organisation “Lightning Pandas” who will return to the esports fray after a three year hiatus. Lightning Pandas...

GAME Belong is hosting midnight launch events for FIFA 18

To celebrate the launch of FIFA 18, GAME is hosting a series of midnight launch events at 250 stores this week. The first kicked off yesterday evening, Monday 25th September, but this...
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VfL Bochum 1848 become first Bundesliga 2 club to enter esports

VfL Bochum 1848, the German football team currently residing in the Bundesliga 2, has announced the signing of two FIFA players marking its move into esports. It becomes the first club from...

Kitted out – Some esports team jerseys will be in FIFA 18

After the release of the demo last week there were some more grand reveals about the forthcoming edition of EA's FIFA franchise. FIFA 18 will be the first title to feature...
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Sampdoria and AS Roma to compete in esports first Serie A showdown

This Saturday (September 9th) the plan was for two professional esports players to go head to head on the pitch prior to the Serie A game between AS Roma and Sampdoria....

UltraPlay to allow first live bets on the FIFA Interactive World Cup

Betting provider UltraPlay has today announced that it will provide live betting for the Grand Finals of FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017. The FIWC finals kick off in London on Wednesday August...

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FirstBlood, Vantage Sports & Maestro will pitch at esports start up...

$50,000 and expert advice and assistance? Few start ups would say no, and three endemic esports companies have the chance to convince a panel...