Welsh Premier league champions, The New Saints FC (TNS FC), have become the world’s first professional football club to register their Image Rights on the unique Guernsey register.  This unique initiative is being driven by the Mike Harris, TNS FC’s visionary Chairman, and will enable the club to protect its “corporate brand” and the huge investment made in developing players at every level.  In addition, through the subsequent registration of its playing staff, the club can protect the privacy of its players, including more than 200 youngsters in the Academy aged from 7-18 years as well as the first team squad, against unauthorised commercial exploitation.  Read more

Videalert, the UK’s leading supplier of traffic enforcement and management solutions, has announced a new technology partnership with Wavestore, a leading global provider of digital video recording and video management software.  This partnership will enhance the level of interoperability achieved between Videalert’s Intelligent Digital Video Platform and Wavestore’s video management software, and provide local and authorities and police forces with a powerful tool to collaborate and share video surveillance infrastructure, whilst achieving a faster return on investment.  Read more

As English football prepares to vote on the acceptability of artificial 3G pitches for Leagues One and Two, it is worth remembering that it was actually back in 2007 when Welsh Premier League champions The New Saints FC installed a 3G pitch at their Park Hall stadium in Oswestry under the leadership of Chairman Mike Harris.  The New Saints FC became the UK’s first team in the UK play a Champions League tie on a 3G pitch.  Read more