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  • Galatasaray Facebook’un zirvesine nasýl yerleþti?

    By Nick Harris 15 September 2010 Read a version of this article in English Facebook istatistiklerine göre dünyanýn en çok hayran kitlesine sahip kulübü 4,5 milyon taraftarý ile Galatasaray. Kulübün Ýþ Geliþtirme Müdürü Ertuð Silay’ýn giriþimleri ve Facebook’taki sayfanýn yöneticilerinden Umut Öfkeli’nin çabalarý önemli. Sportingintelligence olarak kulübün bu baþarýsýndaki önemli pay sahiplerinden kulübün pazarlama ve […]

  • Manchester United have fastest growing Facebook team page ever

    By Nick Harris 14 September 2010 Manchester United’s official Facebook fan page has become the fastest growing of any sports team in the world, registering almost 2.4m fans within two months of being set up. The club, relatively slow to embrace Facebook as a platform for interaction with supporters compared to some of their major […]

  • How Galatasaray became the world’s No1 sports team on Facebook

    By Nick Harris 14 September 2010 Read a version of this article in Turkish The most popular sports team in the world at the moment, according to the number of fans on official Facebook sites, is Galatasaray, with almost 4.5m fans. This is thanks in part to the long-term efforts of the club’s business development manager, […]

  • ‘Sometimes life’s riches are found the hard way’

    By Nick Harris 10 January 2021 It was about 10pm on Friday 19 August 2016, and Great Britain’s women’s hockey team were playing in the Olympic final in Rio de Janeiro. I was in my car on the forecourt of a petrol station in the west of Scotland, crying. Eight hours earlier we had been for a ‘precautionary’ MRI scan […]

  • The Hogwarts of soccer, Barca 2012: the story behind the story

    In 2012, Grant Wahl wrote a profile piece about FC Barcelona for Sports Illustrated. It was headlined The World’s Team and for it, he was given unparalleled week-long access to the club’s new training facility – which he memorably titles ‘The Hogwarts of Soccer’. This was FC Barcelona in 2012, basking in the afterglow of […]

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