13 May 2019
New deal sees Southampton women's team get first-ever shirt sponsors
Virgin Media has become the first ever shirt sponsor of Southampton’s women’s team. Its logo will appear on the front of the shirt from the start of the 2019/20 season.
The sponsorhsip deal also sees Virgin Media continue as the sleeve sponsor for the men's senior, U18 and U23 sides.
Saints' women have just completed their second full season in the national football pyramid - winning the Southern Region Women’s Football League Premier Division without dropping a point.
Virgin Media will work to raise further awareness of the team at a local and national level through a range of initiatives.
Marieanne Spacey-Cale, Southampton's Head of Girls’ and Women’s Football, commented: "It’s fantastic that such a prestigious brand as Virgin Media has decided to make this commitment to the Women’s team.
"To have their support on this exciting journey of ours is wonderful and, after a successful season, we look forward to taking on the 2019/20 campaign with them proudly being displayed on the front of our match shirts.”
Chris Collinson, Virgon Media's Executive Director of Sales and Marketing, said: “We’re really excited about the new deal with the inclusion of the U18 and 23 men’s sides as well as becoming the first ever sponsor of Southampton’s hugely impressive women’s team.
"The squad is going from strength to strength and we can’t wait to support this team of inspiring female footballers."
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