This morning the WPL was officially launched on the Maes of the National Eisteddfod in Bodedern, Anglesey.
Osian Roberts and Owain Tudur Jones proudly announced the new sponsor for the Welsh Premier Leauge as JD Sports who have joined on a 3 year deal.
JD sports will already been known to welsh football fans as they have been the main retail partner for the FAW for a number of years as well as the main sponsor for the Welsh Cup.
Commenting on the new sponsorship deal, FAW Chief Executive Jonathan Ford said:
“We are very pleased to announce this deal with JD. Ever since we began working with JD four years ago our relationship with them has gone from strength to strength, and we are delighted that they have agreed to increase their investment in Welsh football by becoming headline sponsors of the national league.
“As the league enters its 26th season, many are tipping this to be one of the most competitive Welsh Premier League campaigns we’ve seen. This deal will further enhance the competitiveness and the reputation of the league, and provide a great platform for continuing to grow the league over the next 25 years and beyond.”
Stephen White, JD Group Marketing Director, said:
‘This has been a great few years for Welsh football. JD has been a supporter of the national team for several years now, and as they continue to have success on the field, we are delighted to be continuing our support for the domestic game in Wales off the field.’
The sponsorship announcement comes ahead of the start of the 2017/18 season this weekend.
Druids will be playing Cardiff Met at The Rock Saturday KO: 14.30
For more details visit the WPL website >> http://www.welshpremier.co.uk/news/JD-Welsh-Premier-League-and8211;-Season-Launch-201718-/108234/