is a website that provides comprehensive coverage of world football
. Complete football information includes scores, statistics, and features of worldwide football.
The website was established by father and son team of Greg and Tom Hadfield in 1995, initially providing live score updates, tables and news articles. Greg at that time worked for the Daily Mail and in order to gain capital effectively rescinded ownership of the site to his bosses in return for £40,000 and a revenue sharing scheme.
In 1999, Buena Vista Internet Group
(BVIG) acquired a controlling interest of 60 per cent in Soccernet from the Daily Mail and General Trust
for £15m. It has since put additional features such as providing breaking news, match results, statistics and analysis for not only the leagues in England
but also for the rest of Europe, Latin America and other parts of the world. It is the world's most popular football site with more than 100 million page views per month.
ESPNSoccernet.com enjoyed record success in 2006, with more than 30 percent growth in unique users. During the 2006 FIFA World Cup
, the site averaged more than 9.5 million page views per day, peaking with more than 14 million page views on June 22, a new record for daily traffic to the site.
ESPN Soccernet Sportscenter is a daily show that wraps up action in the soccer world for the day. The show can be watched on Soccernet's video player in the top right corner of... Read More