Premier League fans in India will get exclusive information and content from the prominent English Premier League with the help of official Instagram and Twitter handles, launched on Monday.
The Social Media accounts with username ‘@PLforIndia’ will have exclusive bilingual content, in English and Hindi, and other Indian dialects.
“We are delighted to provide two new social media channels for our millions of passionate fans in India,” Premier League Interim Chief Executive Richard Masters said.
“The Premier League has shown its commitment to the development of football in India for many years,” said Masters.
“We also work closely with our broadcast partner and have staged a number of fan events where we witness first-hand the incredible support they show for our clubs,” Masters explained.
“These channels provide us with another way to engage with fans digitally, creating tailored content that I am sure will prove popular,” he further added.
A few seasons back, Premier League collaborated with broadcasters in India to deliver commentary of games in Hindi, as well. However, The Bilingual commentary lasted for a single season.
2 Horse race for Premier League
Currently, Liverpool top the PL points table after 6 games leading Champions Manchester City by 5 points.
On Sunday, Liverpool defeated Chelsea to maintain their perfect start to the season.
Earlier on Saturday, Manchester City thrashed bottom-placed Watford 8-0 as Bernardo Silva scored a hat-trick.
Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Nicolas Otamendi, Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne also got on the scoresheet.
It was Manchester City’s biggest ever top-flight victory.
Pep Guardiola’s men were a goal away from equalling Manchester United’s record of biggest ever top-flight victory.
On 4th March 1995, Manchester United thrashed Ipswich Town 9-0 at Old Trafford. Andy Cole scored a fifer for United.
The Red Devils took redemption after a 2-3 defeat earlier in the season.