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Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Worldlink Group Plc

Worldlink Sport reach 39,000 teams on Club Website

RNS Number : 3515I
Worldlink Group Plc
24 July 2012
 



24 July 2012

Worldlink Sport to reach 39,000 teams on Club Website

Club Website Limited ("Club Website"), the UK's largest provider of club and league websites and Worldlink Sport Limited ("Worldlink Sport"), which is owned by property and football entrepreneur Andrew Ellis and Worldlink Group Plc ("Worldlink" or the "Company"), the UK listed company with patents on providing changing data in real-time for mobile devices, announce that Worldlink Sport has signed Heads of Agreement to become Club Website's Official Betting and Gaming Partner.

Pursuant to the Heads of Agreement, the deal will begin on August 1, 2012 and will see Worldlink Sport, become the 'Official Betting and Gaming partner' of Club Website which provides websites for some 39,000 teams across the UK. Worldlink Sport will provide dedicated desktop and mobile applications together with its licensed betting brokerage partner, Bet Butler, who will enable users of Club Website to access the best available odds across more than 60 bookmakers. Under the Heads of Agreement Worldlink Sport is required to make certain upfront payments to Club Website.

Speaking about the new partnership, Director of Club Website,  Richard Stenson said: "I am absolutely delighted to welcome Worldlink Sport as one of our key partners. They have impressed us not only with their product but with their commitment to generating revenue for grassroots football and we are looking forward to building a successful relationship with them. It further demonstrates the appeal of our business model and rapidly growing user base to blue chip companies."

Neil Riches, of Worldlink Sport added: "I am thrilled to be announcing this groundbreaking partnership with Club Website. We are looking forward to providing users of Club Website not only an enhanced betting experience, but a percentage of revenues will ultimately go back to grassroots football which is a fundamental part of our business model and offering to sports teams and fans."

Notes to Editors

About Worldlink


Worldlink Sport is the sport and gaming company that is owned 51% by property and football entrepreneur Andrew Ellis, and 49% by Worldlink, which is one of the UK's leading real-time mobile applications companies with patented technology that allows information held on the mobile device to be updated automatically without the need for a manual refresh. Information is delivered via a mobile telecommunications network in real time, whilst intelligently minimising the bandwidth required to transmit the data. The technology is patent protected in the US and UK and is patent pending in Europe. Worldlink has already licensed its patents to leading institutions in the financial and technology sectors and is furthering this process in the UK, US and Europe. For more information about Worldlink and its businesses please visit www.worldlink-data.com.

Contact

For further information please contact:
Neil Riches 01737 221 078
Managing Director
Worldlink Group Plc

About Club Website

Since its launch in 2005, Club Website has become the UK's largest provider of football websites.  Over 39,000 teams and 300 leagues currently use the service, amounting to over 1.2 million unique visitors every month.

Club Website helps get money back into the amateur game, providing clubs with a dedicated sponsors area, an online shop for club merchandise and a 'Cashback' scheme that allows clubs to generate additional funds every time they shop online.

Club Website is partnered by Welsh FA, Scottish FA and the Football Foundation.

To find out more about Club Website visit www.clubwebsite.co.uk.

For further information please contact: 

For further information please contact:
Richard Stenson 020 8996 1852
Director
Club Website

 

 


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