Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Leeds United Net New Sponsor

Leeds United Net New Sponsor

WHO? Leeds United have announced a 3-year shirt sponsorship deal with the online flight booking service netflights.com.

The company, who I must admit until today I hadn`t even heard of, has stepped in after negotiations regarding another, perhaps bigger name sponsor pulled out of a deal, leaving Leeds playing their pre-season friendlies sponsorless.

The debut of the newly sponsored playing shirts will be at Leeds` FCV Dender friendly on the 2nd August.

A bizarre one, and upon a little more research, I`ll explain just who they are and why (if?) this could be beneficial for the club, as yet again sponsorship is reliant on someone "stepping in" following a lack of decent, bigger branded names. However, the head of Commercial Operations at Leeds United told the official site Leedsunited.com:

"We are delighted to welcome netflights.com as our new shirt sponsor - they have been a real white knight for us. We had signed a deal earlier in the year but contractual difficulties left us a without a sponsor just weeks before the season starts.
"Netflights.com is a company who are achieving great success and like Leeds has a rich history, something which we are both extremely proud of. We are really excited to be working together with a huge range of opportunities for two such popular crowd-pleasing brands. Everybody loves holidays and sport so with the combination of both we know our fans will be happy."




Join the FREE Telegraph League One Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Tuesday July 29 2008
Time: 2:54PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC On This Day - October 20th

A look back at what has happened on October 20th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Ayling Buzzing To Sign New Leeds Deal

Leeds United defender Luke Ayling says he is buzzing after signing a new deal with the club.

LUFC Ayling Commits His Long-Term Future To Leeds

Leeds United defender Luke Ayling has signed a new deal with the club

LUFC On This Day - October 19th

A look back at what has happened on October 19th in the history of Leeds United

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where is Leeds biggest problem?
Suggested By:
Goal2%
Defence11%
Midfield59%
Attack28%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza7165
2.Tiny T44
3.DurhamWhite29
4.King Billy25
5.deslondon23
6.erni16
7.Oyper13
8.Salazzar13
9.bago11
10.@OxonWhite9
Write for Vital Football