We have recently run a competition along which has received international media coverage and recognition. The premise of the promotion was simple, the first person to win the Premier Division as manager of Cabinteely F.C. in the computer game Football Manager will win a free Cabinteely F.C. season ticket for the 2016 season! Full details of the offer can be found here. The original tweet can be seen below.

The story has now been picked up by a number of media outlets, have a read of some of the big names that we have got talking about Cabinteely. Our marketing partners The Link Marketing, have rounded up all the news stories below.

Football Manager

Football Manager showed their support for our offer by retweeting it to their 178,000 followers.

BBC Sport

BBC Sport mentioned our promotion in their daily roundup and shared this article to their 4.61 million followers on Twitter and 8.25 million fans on Facebook. The full article can be read at http://m.bbc.com/sport/football/gossip

Fox News

Fox News made a video about our promotion and shared it on their Fox Soccer page, sharing it to their 5 million fans on Facebook, you can watch the video below.

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is one of the biggest sports websites in America and they featured a story on Cabinteely F.C., sharing it to their 3.8 million Facebook fans. The full story can be read here.

Goal

Goal is one of the leading football websites in the world, they wrote an article on our latest promotion for Cabinteely and shared it to their 480,000 followers on Twitter and their Irish Facebook shared it to their 229,000 fans. The full story can be read here.

ESPN

The American Sports website is one of the worlds largest websites of it’s kind. (They have 22 million Twitter followers!) ESPN is known for its coverage of NBA, NFL and Baseball but they found time to talk about Cabinteely F.C! They wrote an article about Cabinteely that you can read in full here.

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Mirror Football

The Mirror in England featured Cabinteely F.C. on both their English and Irish websites. This was shared to their 3.2 million fans on Facebook through their Mirror Football page. The full story can be read here.

The Link Marketing's Cabinteely FC Promotion as featured on the Mirror

The Independent

The newspaper wrote an article about Cabinteely F.C. and tweeted the article to their 1.54 million followers in England and 236,000 followers in Ireland. The full story can be read here.

Metro

The English newspaper featured Cabo for the third time this season. They shared the story to their 1.1 million followers on Facebook and 214,000 followers on Twitter. The full story can be read here. They even ran this poll on their page.

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Joe.ie / Joe.co.uk / Sportsjoe

The Joe media network shared Cabinteely’s story across Ireland the UK through their various pages. The full story can be read here.

The Sun

The Sun wrote an article about Cabinteely F.C. which you can read here. They shared this to their 403,000 fans on Facebook and 107,000 followers on Twitter.

Yahoo

The search engine is one of the most visited websites in the world and they shared a story about Cabinteely in their sports section. The full story can be read here.

Balls.ie

One of Ireland’s biggest sporting websites, balls.ie, wrote about Cabinteely F.C. and shared the story out to their 172,000 fans on Facebook and 51,200 followers on Twitter. The full story can be read here.

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Extratime.ie

When it comes to the League of Ireland, there is one website that leads the way with their coverage of the league. The extratime team supported our promotion and shared updates to their 13,800 followers.

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Copa90

Copa90 are a brilliant sports website that have become known for their excellent Youtube channel covering all things football. They featured an article about Cabinteely F.C. on their website, the full story can be read here. This story was shared to their 1.9 million Facebook fans and 98,200 followers on Twitter.

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The Sport Bible

The Sport Bible have built up a quite a following for sharing the best and funniest football stories from around the world. They shared the story to their 7 million fans on Facebook. The full story can be read here.

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Benchwarmers

Benchwarmers are one of Ireland’s biggest Facebook pages with 690,000 fans and a further 46,400 followers on Twitter. They shared a story about Cabinteely F.C., the full story can be read here.

Boylesports

The bookmakers shared our story out to there 51,200 followers on Twitter.

Squawka

Squawk are one of the leading websites in terms of football stats and analysis. They wrote a piece about Cabinteely F.C. and shared it to their 477,300 followers on Twitter and 247,000 fans on Facebook. The full story can be read here.

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Lovin Dublin

Lovin Dublin is quickly becoming one of Dublin’s biggest websites and they featured a story on our competition and shared it to their 75,000 fans on Facebook. The full story can be read here.

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Footy Accumulators

Footy Accumulators have built up a very respectable following on social media and they got behind our promotion and shared it to their 279,000 fans on Facebook and 299,000 followers on Twitter.

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If you would like to continue reading about Cabo in the news we have similar news round ups linked below

– Free entry offer to fans (Part 1)

– Happy birthday tweet to Yaya Toure (Part 2)

– Tweet to Mario Balotelli (Part 3)