Menu

Ribbleton youth football team makes a big signing

Posted on - 19th November, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Kid's stuff, Locations, News, Ribbleton, Sport
Lookers Volkswagen, Blackburn has announced a new sponsorship deal with Ribbleton FC’s Green Squad, a local youth football team of boys under the age of seven that competes in the Central Lancashire League. The ambitious and determined squad of youngsters comprises of eight boys and two coaches and the team plays in numerous local tournaments from Blackburn, throughout Manchester and the North East. This sponsorship deal with Lookers will provide the team with specially designed new kits for both home and away games. Lookers, one of the UK’s largest car retailers, is committed to supporting local communities through its national dealership network and this new arrangement underpins the company’s values of investing in community-based projects. Pictured at the Lookers Volkswagen showroom on Trident Way in Blackburn are General Manager Paul Atkinson and New Car Sales Manager Omar Salim with Green Squad players (from L-R) Harvey Adair, Alfie Blackledge, Charlie Bond, David Driver, Kian Winrow and Lucas Jeory.

Lookers Volkswagen showroom in Blackburn: General Manager Paul Atkinson, New Car Sales Manager Omar Salim with Green Squad players (from L-R) Harvey Adair, Alfie Blackledge, Charlie Bond, David Driver, Kian Winrow and Lucas Jeory.

Lookers Volkswagen, Blackburn, has announced a new sponsorship deal with a local youth football team, Ribbleton FC’s Green Squad, in which boys under the age of seven compete in the Central Lancashire League.

Advertisement

Lookers is one of the UK’s largest car retailers and is committed to supporting local communities through its national dealership network.

Ribbleton FC’s Green Squad comprises of eight ambitious and determined boy, along with their two coaches, and the team plays in numerous local tournaments from Blackburn, throughout Manchester and the North East.

This sponsorship deal with Lookers will provide the team with specially designed new kits for both home and away games.

Paul Atkinson, General Manager, Lookers Volkswagen Blackburn, said: “We are delighted to be the main sponsor for the Green Squad and we hope the new kits we have provided will spur the boys on to many victorious fixtures throughout the season and throughout their potential sporting careers.

“Our supportive partnership with Ribbleton FC represents a perfect match for Lookers and we are proud to be proactively supporting an ambitious young team which demonstrates and promotes passion, drive and a will to succeed.

“Lookers Volkswagen in Blackburn is looking forward to cultivating the deep grass roots enthusiasm for the sport and growing community participation and engagement at all levels.”

Read more: Scotland rugby league team base themselves in Preston 

As part of Lookers’ ongoing commitment to the local community and grass roots sport, they will be engaging with other local football clubs across the nation with a view to additional sponsorship support.

On behalf of Ribbleton FC, Vicki Adair said; “We are really excited to welcome Lookers on board as our kit sponsor and we look forward to this season with confidence and a shared ambition of mutual success.

“By supporting grass roots football, Lookers Volkswagen in Blackburn is firmly committed to our continued growth and helping provide a healthy and social lifestyle for all of the young people involved.”

Do you know Lookers Volkswagen in Blackburn? What do you think? Let us know in the comments below

Share
Preston in pictures Thameslink to PrestonLovely scenic scene in PrestonPyramid building in PrestonA train for the CottonMemorial to Preston PastRainbow in Ashton PrestonRainbow in Ashton Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.