stadiums

Premier League Stadium Check-ins [infographic]

The league table never lies. That’s what we hear at the end of every season. Whilst the Premier League 2012/2013 season is only just beginning to heat up, there’s a battle going on off the pitch in the world of social media. Clubs and players are realising that their status & popularity in society can be used to build big followings. Stadiums are the cathedrals of the religion that is football and the perfect setting for clubs to promote & upsell new products and services to adoring fans or simply to encourage more participation and loyalty.

Tweets, likes, +1, pins, subscribes… fans have their smartphones at the ready to share & discuss what’s happening in the stadium with the outside world. An increasing number of them also use their smartphones to check in to stadiums… the ultimate way of showing support for your team. We decided to compose a league table which ranks all Premier League clubs by the combined number of stadium checkins on Foursquare & Facebook. We also presented our findings in a pretty little infographic…

Do you check in to stadiums? Do you consciously NOT check in to stadiums? We’d love to hear about your check-in habits with geo-location apps…

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