In the Press
Take a look at a selection of leading newspapers, magazines and websites that have covered Playfinder.
The Playfinder Story
|Increased interest and participation in women’s football
Forbes covered the increased interest in women’s football following the Women’s World Cup 2019, using data provided by Playfinder.
July 11th 2019
|Making it easier to find space to play tennis
London Sport published our infographic on the best places to play tennis in London during Wimbledon.
July 19th 2019
|BBC Radio London Interviews Jamie Foale, CEO of Playfinder, about sports facilities in London, as well as an exciting new partnership with the Football Foundation. Listen to the interview below.
August 25th 2018
|The best sites and apps for your footballing year
SportsNewsIreland featured Playfinder on a list of the best sites and apps that help to take the hassle out of organising all aspects of football in your life.
|Playfinder Founders Turn Frustration To Innovation
SportTechie is the world’s leading resource devoted to the burgeoning intersection of sports and technology covered the Playfinder launch.
October 15th 2015
|The Big Interview with Playfinder
Sportindustry.biz promotes business across the sport sector, and they spoke with co-founder Jamie Foale about the challenges for grassroots sport and expansion into the app world.
March 16th 2016
|Start-up of the week
Ireland’s No 1 resource for technology news included Playfinder as its start-up of the week.
May 8th 2017
|App of the Week
AndroidPIT is one of the leading sources for Android news, tips and reviews.
October 14th 2018
|Best iPhone Apps 2018
Playfinder’s app featured number one in Daily Mirror’s handy 2017 rundown of the best iOS apps
December 21st 2018
The UK’s third-most-circulated daily newspaper featured the Playfinder app in its best apps round-up.
April 7th 2017
|Apps of the Week
Britain’s largest men’s lifestyle magazine covered Playfinder’s app in its Apps of the week.
November 16th 2017
Business and Technology Publications
SportsTechX connects startups with investors & the sports industry. Founder Benjamin Penkert spoke with Playfinder CEO, Jamie Foale, about the company origins.
October 2nd 2017
|Playfinder: Turning Frustration Into Innovation
Co-founder Jamie Foale tells Business Quarterly how the innovative tech firm is changing the way people find and book sports facilities.
June 17th 2017
|The AirBnb for Grassroots Sports
Meet the AirBnb for grassroots sports that’s connecting players with pitches. BusinessAdvice is focused solely on the entrepreneurial companies and interview Jamie Foale.
November 16th 2017
Local and Regional Publications
|Arsenal-backed Islington sports complex named ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue’
The fourth-most-circulated daily newspaper in the UK covered Market Road’s Outstanding London Sports Venue award.
November 3rd 2015
|Playfinder joins forces with London FA
Islington’s best, biggest and oldest newspaper covered Playfinder’s partnership with the London FA.
December 7th 2017
|Playfinder 2017 Sports Venue Manager of the Year Award Winner
London Live interviews Ray Ansah of The Calthorpe Project on live television about winning Playfinder’s 2017 London Sports Venue Manager of the Year Award. Watch the interview below.
December 27th 2017
|Tennis courts you can play on in London and which Tube stop to use to get to them
WestLondon’s best news source featured Playfinder tennis tube map infographic.
July 7th 2017
|There’s A New Manchester App That Lets You Book Sports Sessions On The Go
Manchester-based blog covered MyLocaLPitch’s Manchester launch.
April 1st 2017