Global leader in small business accounting software to become principal sponsor to Premier League’s West Bromwich Albion FC
Intuit QuickBooks, the global leader in small business accounting software today announces a major new sponsorship deal with West Bromwich Albion Football Club, which will run throughout the 2014/2015 Barclays Premier League Season.
Under the terms of the principal sponsorship agreement, Intuit QuickBooks and West Bromwich Albion have become official partners, and both the Home and Away team shirts of West Bromwich Albion FC will carry the QuickBooks logo.
“We’re thrilled to be forming a close partnership with West Bromwich Albion Football Club,” said Rich Preece, Intuit QuickBooks VP & UK MD. “As one of the founding members of the Football League, West Bromwich Albion has a long and impressive history as a well-supported, family–focussed club with incredibly passionate fans”.
“Making up more than 99% of private sector companies and 60% of private sector jobs, small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurship are a part of the nation’s DNA. So is football!” said David Walsh, Intuit QuickBooks UK Marketing Director. “As the world’s number one online solution for small business accountancy software, QuickBooks is proud to support the businesses and sporting passions of entrepreneurs in West Bromwich, the West Midlands and the entire UK.”
“We are delighted to be partnering with QuickBooks as our exclusive shirt sponsor for the 2014/2015 Premier League Season” said West Bromwich Albion Football Club Chief Executive, Mark Jenkins.
About West Bromwich Albion:
West Bromwich Albion Football Club will kick-off an unprecedented fifth successive season in the Barclays Premier League in August 2014. Established in 1878, Albion has a proud heritage and rich tradition as one of the 12 founder members of England’s Football League. The Club won the Football League Championship in 1920, is a five-time FA Cup winner (1888, 1892, 1931, 1954 & 1968) and lifted the League Cup in 1966.
Strong footballing principles remain at the core of the Club and its progressive thinking has seen it thrive on and off the pitch on a global stage, while not forgetting its roots. The home of ‘the Baggies’, The Hawthorns, has a 26,586 capacity and sits in a central Midlands location. Like the Club’s state-of-the-art training facilities, the stadium offers the ideal backdrop for Premier League football. It remains a hive of activity all-year round as the Club’s directors and staff strive to remain competitive in the biggest league in the world.
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