FC Barcelona Playing Role in Push for Catalonian Independence
FC Barcelona is living up to their motto of being “more than just a club.” A long time proxy for the hope for the Catalonian region of Spain to gain independence from the Crown, the team has once again been thrust into the center of the turmoil between the... Read more
Manchester United Will Hire Full-Time “Ticket Tout” Officer
Manchester United reportedly plans to hire a full-time ‘ticket touting and compliance officer’ to crack down on black market ticket sales, says The Daily Mail. They will be the first English football club to employ someone for solely this purpose. Unwanted tickets for Manchester United games at Old Trafford... Read more
World Cup 2018 Sees Over 1M Ticket Requests in Two Weeks
Contrary to the woeful sales for the upcoming winter Olympics in South Korea, business is booming for World Cup 2018 in Russia, which has seen over a million requests for tickets in the two weeks since the registration period began. FIFA officials told Sky Sports News that more than... Read more
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Tickets On Sale Thursday
Sports fans the world over have their first crack at picking up 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets on Thursday at 12:00 (Moscow time – 5:00 a.m. on the east coast of the U.S. and 2:00 a.m. out west). The event, which takes place from June 14-July 15 of... Read more
Manchester City Bosses Force Face-Value Exchange Closed
When teams and venues rail against secondary ticket marketplaces, they usually trot out the excuse that they are trying to protect their fans from being taken advantage of by scalpers and other associated ne’er do wells. Manchester City doesn’t have that excuse, but it isn’t stopping them from trying... Read more
Market Heat Report: Football, Fighting, and Garth Brooks
It’s a football-heavy time for the TicketNetwork marketplace, as the worldwide one (aka soccer) continues to have hot-selling marquee events, and the American version starting to come on line with hot fall tickets already creeping into the rankings. Saturday’s International Champions Cup “El Classico” match between FC Barcelona and... Read more
Market Heat Report: McCartney Makes the Grade
Former Beatle and prolific songwriter Paul McCartney saw both of his Hollywood Casino (Tinley Park, IL) shows among the hottest in the land, with Tuesday’s concert at No. 13 and tonight’s at No. 10 in the Market Heat Report from the TicketNetwork marketplace. That said, the top of the... Read more
StubHub Mistake Burns Atlanta United Fans
An internal error by ticket marketplace StubHub is causing a bit of chaos for fans of the MLS Atlanta United franchise. Individuals holding tickets for Saturday’s game against Orlando City received an email from StubHub that the game was canceled. The only problem – it isn’t. Due to the... Read more
Market Heat Report: Mayweather-McGregor Dominant
Monday was on-sale day for the highly anticipated boxing showdown between MMA star Conor McGregor and unbeaten legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. – so it should come as no surprise that the fight dominated the TicketNetwork marketplace on the day. Tickets for the event came in at No. 1, with... Read more
Market Heat Report: Italian Tenor Bocelli Makes Headway
Soccer is still king in the TicketNetwork marketplace, but some music acts are beginning to make headway into the Top 10 once again, headlined by blind Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, who is performing in mid-December at Madison Square Garden. Fan purchases on the TicketNetwork marketplace had that holiday season... Read more