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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."




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Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 29 2008

Time: 2:54PM

Your Comments

I can't believe you didn't get B&Q to sponsor you.Well it would have summed up bEllEnd Rd perfectly,broke and quiet!
SweetLeftFoot
Or it could be T.S.B. (Thomas Sodding Brolin)
SweetLeftFoot
Or even Peter Risdale Financial Services.
SweetLeftFoot
SLF you really do have **** for brains! are you pathetic ramblings sponsored by Care In The Community?
Ghost of 76
No,by English and European Champions.M.U.F.C.
SweetLeftFoot
What a surprise Sweetleftfoot is back putting his billy no mates comments on the leeds site again im sure you love leeds mate beacuse trust me i could not even bring myself to look at a man u site beacuse im a real leeds fan not a armchair supporter like you, for someone who hates leeds you spend alot of time here dont worry sad act ALL US LEEDS FANS NEED TO TALK TO IDIOTS LIKE YOU SO WE ALL NOW IF MAN U HAVE FANS LIKE YOU SUPPORTING THEM THEN THANK GOD WE ARE LEEDS...........
turbo2
Well all he has for amusement is himself...lol....and his winky :-)
kazza
god,I would have thought with the standard of football you lot watch you might have had a sense of humor!
SweetLeftFoot
This site has to be more entertaining than watching a leeds match...Go for it SLF...If MUFC are away when we beat leeds why dont you come on down and gloat..AVE IT..!!!!!
80s terrier
We have a sense of humour alright...Until you turn up on here..Clear Off your not WANTED.
kazza
At least it wasn't qantas airlines!!!!!!!
dazza71
WWOOOOooooooo
80s terrier
SLF....Ill get the beers in...Pies are ***p or id pay for those too...
80s terrier
Never heard of them? Are they owned by Freddie Laker?
King Billy
 

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