Blackpool FC Fans Awarded ‘WinkBall Premier League Fans of the Season 2010-11’ by Video Website WinkBall.com

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Blackpool striker Luke Varney presents Winkball fans award to famous Seasider fan Hoggy the Drummer on behalf of all Blackpool fans

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During their 1st season in the football league’s top division for 39 years, Blackpool Football Club fans have something else to cheer about, after being awarded ‘WinkBall Premier League Fans of the Season 2010-11 Award’. WinkBall.com, the UK’s no. 1 video website, were delighted to award this distinction to Blackpool fans. The award was personally presented by Blackpool striker Luke Varney to famous Seasider fan Daniel Hogg aka Hoggy the Blackpool Drummer.

Growing social video site WinkBall.com covers football games up and down the UK - and across the world - with their extensive network of video reporters. Interviewing fans before and after the game, it is their unique fan focus that has made them such a hit in the football world. Armed with handheld Flip camcorders, you may have seen WinkBall reporters on numerous occasions at Bloomfield Road where they have asked Blackpool fans to give their thoughts on the game and why they love their team so much.

After interviewing over a million fans so far, it is Blackpool fans’ spirit that has struck a particular chord with WinkBall. Their open passion and enthusiasm for football has captured WinkBall’s ethos as a voice for the fans with their catchy strapline being “Communicate Happiness”.

One fan who always stands out from the crowd at Blackpool games is of course Hoggy the Drummer. He was more than happy to accept the fans award bestowed upon Blackpool by WinkBall. Presenting the award to Hoggy was Blackpool star striker Luke Varney. Luke laid great praise onto Blackpool fans saying they were: “a massive help throughout the season - great credit must go to them”:

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WinkBall continue to bring their video coverage to football games across the country and give fans the voice they deserve. WinkBall were extremely happy to present Blackpool fans their ‘WinkBall Premier League Fans of the Season 2010-11 Award’ and hope all Seasiders continue to communicate happiness throughout the remainder of the Premiership campaign.

About WinkBall

WinkBall is the British video network that specialises in capturing passion at events by engaging with the people who truly matter - the public - and providing vox-pop and video services to clients worldwide.

Now the UK’s no. 1 video website, WinkBall’s interactive Video Walls, Blogs, Forums and Messaging technologies create the ultimate online presence, providing a dynamic, mass media, social and participatory experience to connect with the public and targeted communities. Services include vox-pop creation, consumer interviewing, market research, event coverage, video reporter hire, and business and product videos.

Featured on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Sky News and many more, WinkBall were also nominated finalists in the PR Week Awards 2010 and the CIPR Excellence Awards, 2010.

The technology was designed and built in London in 2005 as a quintessentially British collaboration between academic inventiveness (Goldsmiths, University of London) and commercial endeavour. Launched 18 months ago, WinkBall.com has had nearly 35 million hits and has a growth rate of 25% per month.

Contact WinkBall:

Info(at)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3030

Head of Press:

Jennifer(at)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3033

Contact WinkBall’s PR, Max Clifford Associates:

Victoria Cameron
Victoria(at)maxclifford(dot)com            020 7408 2350

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