FA are delighted to announce that Wensum Print have become an official partner
to the County Football Association.
The Norwich based print company has agreed to
sponsor this year’s Norfolk County Cup Final programmes, an agreement which
will see them produce the publications as well as other printed materials for
each of the nine cup finals which remain key fixtures in the Norfolk Football
The new partnership also included sponsorship
of the recent U18 FA County Youth Cup semi-final fixture against
Gloucestershire, in which Norfolk won in extra time to progress to the national
Norfolk FA hope that the partnership will not
only continue to ensure the cup finals in this county are celebrated to a
standard that Norfolk Football deserves, but that it will also enable more
local grassroots clubs to have access to a high quality and affordable print
services in order to maximise the presence they have in their communities.
The collaboration between the two organisations
has come from working together on ‘Smokefree Sidelines’, an initiative founded
by Norfolk FA, The NHS, Smokefree Norfolk and Healthy Norwich which encourages
adults to refrain from smoking around youth football pitches.
The initiative has grown rapidly within the
county and Wensum Print offer reduced rates on Smokefree Sidelines printing for
Norfolk clubs in order to spread the message further. The concept has
officially been made in to a funded research project by the University of East
Anglia (UEA) and the model is now being replicated in other areas around the
Michael Banham, Chairman
of Norfolk FA said: “It’s brilliant that Wensum Print have joined our
growing list of official partners. We have already done a lot of great work
with the company through our Smokefree Sidelines campaign last summer and it’s
evident that they value local grassroots football highly.
“We will be working
with them more over the coming year and hopefully beyond, and through this
partnership we hope to be able to provide more opportunities for Norfolk
grassroots clubs to access high quality printed materials.”
Oli Smith, Manager of
Wensum Print said: "We are very proud to be announced as an official
partner for the Norfolk County FA. We are all passionate football fans and have
used our knowledge in print to help both the Norfolk County FA and local clubs
with numerous print projects. We are particularly proud to be associated with
the Smokefree Sidelines campaign. "
“We are very excited
by the prospect of working together on future projects, and look forward to
using our skills to help Norfolk County FA and its associates achieve their
goals for all things print."
find out more about Wensum Print and the services they offer please visit
WensumPrint.co.uk and to find out more about Norfolk FA and partnership
opportunities please visit NorfolkFA.com.