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Stonegate’s Sport Pubs showing all Amazon’s Premier League Games

Head to the We Love Sport app for live fixture information

Stonegate Pub Company’s sport pubs will be showing all of Amazon Prime Video’s Premier League fixtures, via BT Sport who are giving licensees access to the channel. All of the live fixture information is available on Stonegate’s bespoke app for sports fans across the UK, We Love Sport.

Over 400 of Stonegate’s sports estate will be showing all of Amazon’s Premier League games. Starting Tuesday 3 December 2019, this is the first time that the entire round of games will be shown live in the UK. All of the fixture information can be found on Stonegate’s dedicated sports app, We Love Sport. Sports fans will also be able to use the app to find out where the matches are being shown and book tables at their favourite Stonegate venue.

Following the launch of the app in September this year, We Love Sport has had over 34,000 downloads and over 17,000 in-app redemptions. The app, available on iOS and Android, was created to drive sports fans into Stonegate’s venues, to watch events on the big screens and soak up the atmosphere whilst they’re at it. The app contains data for around one thousand events at any one time, spanning from everyday sports such as football, cricket and rugby to the more niche sports such as NFL, hockey and wrestling – if it’s on the TV, it’ll be in the app.

Elliott Cantor, Digital Marketing Manager for Sports at Stonegate, said: “Our mission is to become the market leader for enjoying sport out-of-home. Football is most certainly one of our more popular sports and the investment we are making in the Amazon Premier League Pass is certainly worth it. The amount of fixtures during what would normally be quieter trading days will give us a fantastic return.

“There are a few Premier League fixtures that are happening at concurrent times– on Boxing Day, there are six matches all happening at 3pm – and the majority of our sports pubs will be able to show at least four of these games. Due to the first-class AV equipment we install in our venues, we will be able to show localised games as per customer and pub requests. The beauty of the We Love Sport app is that all this information is in our customers’ pockets.”

Bruce Cuthbert, Connectivity & Commercial Sport Director at BT Sport said: “We’re delighted to work with Stonegate to deliver the Amazon Premier League Pass to over 400 pubs across the country. Amazon’s games will present pubs with a unique opportunity to show live football at key trading times over the festive period and we’re excited to be working with a leading national operator with a track record of delivering a great sports experience for their customers”.

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For further information, please contact Joanne Steward at Leisure PR:

Tel: 020 8605 3544, email: joannesteward@leisurepr.co.uk

 

Editor’s notes:

About Stonegate Pub Company

Stonegate Pub Company is the largest privately held managed pub operator in the UK, with revenues in excess of £800m and we employ over 14,500 people. The company has 772 pubs, split into two divisions, Branded, comprising: Slug & Lettuce, Walkabout, Be At One, Venues; and Traditional comprising: Proper Pubs, Town Pub & Kitchen, Classic Inns and Common Room.

2019 – BII’s National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) – HR Manager of the Year (Lee Woolley)
2019 – CGA Insight Hero and Icon Awards – Icon Award (Ian Payne MBE)

2019 – CGA Insight Hero and Icon Awards – Business Leader (Simon Longbottom)

2019 – UK Hospitality’s Dusk ‘til Dawn Late Night Awards – Icon Award (Ian Payne MBE)

2019 – UK Hospitality’s Dusk ‘til Dawn Late Night Awards – Best Marketing and Promotions Award

2019 – Great British Pub Awards – Best LGBTQ+ Pub

2019 – BII Scotland Awards – Best Operator for Training

2019 – Ian Payne MBE, Lifetime Achievement Award, Retailers Retailer of the Year; Investor of the Year TDR Capital, Retailers Retailer of the Year

2019 – Two Menu Innovation & Development Awards (MIDAS): Slug & Lettuce best menu – Premium High Street Pub; Walkabout best menu -Town & City Pub

2019 – Publican Awards (five awards): Best Community Pub Operator, Best Pub Employer (501+ employees), Best Managed Pub Company (51+ sites), Best Drinks Offer, Business Leader of the Year – Chief Executive, Simon Longbottom

2018 – Late Night Awards – Best Service & Team Development and Best Late Night Company

2018 – Licensed Trade Charity – Outstanding Corporate Contribution Award

2018 – Great British Pub Awards (two awards) – Best LGBTQ+ and Best Sports Pub

2018 – APPBG PUBAID Corporate Charity Fundraiser Award

2018 – Publican Awards – Best Late Night Operator

2017 – Great British Pub Awards (three awards) – Best Pub Garden, Best Entertainment and Best Sports Pub

2017 – Publican Awards (two awards) – Best Managed Pub Company; and Best Late Night Operator (plus highly commended Best Employer)

2017 – Menu Innovation and Development Award (MIDAS) - Premium High Street Pub (TPK)

2017 – Retailers’ Retailer Award – Investor of the Year (TDR Capital)

2016 – BII National Industry Training Awards (NITA) (two awards) – Best Managed Company for Training; Lifetime Achievement Award for Chairman, Ian Payne

2016 – Great British Pub Awards – Best Sports Pub

2016 – Scottish Training Federation – Best Large Employer

2016 – HR Excellence Awards – Best Learning and Development Strategy

2016 – HR Distinction Awards (two awards) – Innovation for Digital & Social Media; People Development

2014 – (Three awards) – HR Distinction in Innovative Use of Technology; Publican - Business Leader of the Year, Chairman Ian Payne; MIDAS Best New Concept Missoula, Montana Bar & Grill

2013 – (Two awards) – Publican award Best Pub Employer; MIDAS City and Bar Dining award Slug and Lettuce.

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