Futbol+ is an Azerbaijani national daily sport newspaper owned by Vugar Mammadov. The newspaper focuses primarily on football, in particular the day-to-day activities of Azerbaijan Premier League clubs. It has one of the highest in Azerbaijan for a daily newspaper, and quarter than half of sports readership.[1]

Futbol+
TypeDaily sports newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Founder(s)Vugar Mammadov
Editor-in-chiefMahir Rustamov
Founded21 October 1997; 24 years ago (1997-10-21)
LanguageAzerbaijani
HeadquartersBaku, Azerbaijan
Sister newspapersBukmeker
Websitewww.football-plus.az

HistoryEdit

Futbol+ was founded on 21 October, 1997 by Vugar Mammadov.[2] In 2012, the club celebrated its 15th year since its launch.[3] In 2010s, the newspaper saw falling profits, but did not change its policies or the nature of the content it carried.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "YENİ MƏTBƏƏNİN SAHİBİ: "HƏM AĞ-QARA, HƏM DƏ RƏNGLİ QƏZET BURAXMAQ İMKANIMIZ VAR"". www.mediaforum.az (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b ""Futbol+" BAĞLANIR?". sportinfo.az (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  3. ^ Mammadov, Elshan. ""Futbol+" 15 yaşını qeyd etdi". news.lent.az/. Retrieved 9 August 2014.