The Football Blogging Awards thanks all partners, past and present, for allowing us to host an evening to celebrate and reward the best for the football content creation industry. Without them, the Football Blogging Awards would not exist.

Our deepest gratitude goes to the partners of the 2019 event of which you can find out more about below;



A global brand, Mitre is the official ball supplier for several leagues and competitions in both the men’s and women’s game, most notably The Emirates FA Cup, football’s oldest competition.

Andrea Fehsenfeld, Brand Manager – Teamsports – Mitre: “It’s brilliant for Mitre to be partnering with The Football Blogging Awards this year particularly as we have collaborated with a number of the winners across various categories over the last few seasons.


Snack Media

Snack Media is a leading independent sports digital media company with over 26m sports fans. They specialise in multi-channel content creation, distributed at scale.

Niall Coen, SN&CK Media CEO & Co-Founder: “The FBA’s are considered the major awards event within our industry of sports publishing, so when we were approached to partner with them and, specifically, to bring our expertise, then we agreed almost without hesitation. We’re looking forward to another really exciting ceremony this year.”



Carling is the UK’s No.1 lager* and the official beer partner of the Premier League.

At Carling, we’re proud to be made local in Burton-on-Trent. A town world-famous for brewing at the very heart of Britain.  We brew Carling using only the best British barley, lovingly grown and harvested across the country, including from our very own Growers Group. All our barley is Red Tractor approved meaning it can be traced right back to where it came from.  Back in the brewery, we carry out over 200 quality checks throughout the brewing process to create the perfectly balanced pint we’re proud of.  

*GlobalData UK Market Analyser, 2017

Helen Wallace, Senior Brand Manager: ‘At Carling, we have always been passionate about football, from the Premier League right through to grassroots. We are delighted to be partnering with the Football Blogging Awards this year, celebrating talented content creators and engaging media content that delights football fans worldwide’



Onefootball is the ultimate platform for football fans all around the globe. From news to scores and statistics – We tell the world’s football stories, brought to you by 150+ enthusiasts from the heart of Berlin! Since foundation in 2008, Onefootball has become a fast-growing ecosystem for millions of people who use our platform for their daily dose of football.


Bradley Lowery Foundation

Our Charity Partner our 2019 event. Bradley Lowery captured the hearts of football fans worldwide during his battle with neuroblastoma. Diagnosed when he was just 18 months old, Bradley sadly lost his battle with cancer aged just 6 years old in 2017.

Bradley’s mum Gemma Lowery, started fundraising in 2013 to get Bradley treatment in the USA as support was not available in the UK. The Foundation was set up shortly after Bradley’s passing and aims to support families who are fundraising for treatment or equipment for all illnesses and conditions, which is not readily available or covered by the NHS.


Football Index

Football Index is the football stockmarket where traders can buy and sell shares in over 3000 professional players with real money.

The UK licensed gambling platform provides customers with an exciting alternative to the traditional and overly crowded sports betting markets. The first of its kind, Football Index is revolutionary in offering customers a chance to bet on the future success of football players, rather than gambling on the short-lived outcome of football matches.


It’s Gone Viral

It’s Gone Viral are a Social Media Publisher. Established in 2016 It’s Gone Viral now reach millions daily through their various social media channels and were ranked the 24th most viewed publisher on Facebook in the UK for 2018.

Ryan Williams director and co-founder says, “I’m delighted to get involved in this year’s Football Blog Awards, it’s an event I’ve been to a few times over the years and enjoyed it. To finally be able to sponsor an award is a proud moment for myself and the company”



Panini was founded in 1961 with the launch of its first Calciatori/Football Players collection. It was not until 1978 that Panini came to the UK in force with Football ’78. Since then, Panini has published a diverse range of sticker collections, from football collections, to pop, to TV series and toys. Although Panini is most famous for its sticker collections, it has a range of other products, such as trading cards, telephone cards and children’s comics and magazines.


UK Foot Pool

The UK’s leading suppliers of FootPool tables. UK FootPool are the inventors of the game everyone across the world is wanting to play. FootPool is a combination of two very popular sports, football and pool. The game is played on a 12ft by 8ft table using 10 footballs with the rules similar to traditional pool. Our clients include, Liverpool FC, Manchester City FC, Manchester United, Soccer AM, Butlins, Pro:Direct Soccer, McDonalds and the F.A to name a few. Having supplied more FootPool tables for day hire, long term lease and table purchase than anyone else in the UK, we know exactly how to meet your expectations.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with The Football Blogging Awards 2019 and look forward to attending this years ceremony along with 2 FootPool tables for all guests to enjoy on the evening.” – John Whetton, Managing Director


Stream Football


StreamFOOTBALL aggregate the live football content landscape across all social platforms, linear and OTT providers.

Featuring football clubs, players and major publishers such as BBC, Sky Sports, Eleven Sports & BT Sport positioned alongside programming from the growing universe of Fan content creators giving fans a one-stop shop for all football content.


Digital Sport

Digital Sport was born in 2010 to bring together like-minded people.

The sports industry had undergone dramatic changes at the start of the 21st Century thanks to the advent of digital and social media in the everyday lives of fans and sports professionals alike. The industry continues to evolve today and Digital Sport’s goal remains the same – to help those working within the industry connect with each other, share knowledge and ideas and to enable the sports industry to flourish in the digital age.

Great Branding

For the last 16 years The Great Branding Company has delivered world renowned excellence for sports/leisure wear and promotional merchandise.

Global leaders in designing, producing and delivering exceptional products for the most successful events in the world such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and the FIFA World Cup.

From concept to delivery we offer a seamless end to end service for bespoke and quick solution products.