Five Trends in Sport and Music that need to be on your radar in 2019

With so much background noise it's hard to know which trends will change the game and which ones will eventually fade away. After talking to our network of influential sport and music fans across the globe, our resident experts in Fan Intelligence® have picked out FIVE that we expect to move the dial in 2019...

Rugby goes global

With Japan hosting the World Cup for the first time, rugby will finally break out of its traditional territories and explode into new markets & audiences.

Women’s football breaks through

Elite female footballers will take to the stage and the Women's World Cup will become THE headline act of the summer.

Fan impact

Fans will come together to have greater say, and direct impact on the direction of the sports, teams and players that they love.

esports crossover

2019 will see if esports can truly crack the mainstream by crossing over into wider sport and entertainment audiences.

The player revolution

Athletes will continue to assert even more power & influence as fan loyalty swings from teams to individual idols.

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Don’t Get Dumped

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Five Trends in Sport and Music that need to be on your radar in 2019


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F1 fans back in the driving seat

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From Russia with Love

Latest research from Fan Intelligence® looking forward to the 2018 FIFA World Cup


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Opinion: (Half) time for a change?

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Richard Adelsberg appointed Managing Director

Sport Industry reports on the appointment of former Client Services Director, Richard Adelsberg as he is announced Managing Director of Ear to the Ground


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