Forget the points and prizes for our top Premier League clubs; the new battle is off the pitch as teams wage war for digital and social media success. Down is the Most Followed Premier League Clubs. The total following number includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, and Youtube.
7. Leicester City –10.7M
6. Tottenham Hotspur –15.9M
A lot has been going on lately; Tottenham being called “Harry Kane team” (by Guardiola), Kane-less Tottenham being inefficient against Man United, Tottenham trashing Real Madrid at Wembley, etc. that made the world turn to check on the team, as the team followers keep on increasing.
5. Manchester City –48.2M
Man City has been more experimental with their posts; they are the first to offer a virtual reality experience of a game. Their Facebook page has grown 287 percent in three seasons; City has also just become the first club to pass one million followers for their YouTube account.
4. Liverpool –59.5M
The clash between Liverpool and United early this season attracted a global audience of 900m and Liverpool won the digital war that day, naming a stand after Kenny Dalglish. The accompanying video was viewed 853,000 times on Facebook.
It’s also Liverpool’s 125th anniversary and their “This is Our Story” video; 125 years in 125 seconds made an impact.