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.”
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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.”
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