UK time is: 07:00:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

npower Set to Light up The Football League

The Football League has agreed a new three-year title sponsorship with energy provider npower.

From the beginning of the 2010/11 season, The League`s flagship competition will be titled 'the npower Football League` with its three divisions being titled 'the npower Championship`, 'npower League 1` and 'npower League 2`.

Football League Chairman Lord Mawhinney said: "I am delighted to welcome npower to this new partnership with The Football League. They are a widely respected company with a strong pedigree in sports sponsorship. Their support is a huge boost to our clubs and represents the enhanced reputation of The Football League in the commercial marketplace.

"Like us, npower recognise the extraordinary attachment that Football League clubs have with people living in their local communities. This agreement will provide real benefit to those people."

As part of the new agreement, each of The League`s 72 clubs will receive a grant from the npower Charity Fund for a bespoke community initiative in their local area. Fans will also be rewarded for switching their gas and/or electricity supply to npower.

npower will also become the new title sponsor of The Football League Community Cup, the annual six-a-side competitions for teams of mixed Under-11`s and Under-13 girls played in towns and cities throughout the country, culminating in finals played at Wembley Stadium before the end of season npower Play-Off Finals.

Volker Beckers, Chief Executive Officer of RWE npower said: "We`re absolutely delighted to be partnering The Football League. We share the enthusiasm of the fans that get behind their local teams and, like npower, football has always placed great emphasis on community involvement. We are committing a substantial amount to assist community initiatives at each of the 72 clubs through a Charity Fund administered by both npower and The Football League.

"npower is an evolving brand, moving from simply supplying electricity and gas to providing our customers with a whole home solution. Our sponsorship of The Football League will provide us with a cost-effective means of raising awareness of the range of services we now offer customers, such as npower hometeam, our boiler servicing and installation division. It`s also a perfect platform for putting something back into the community through sport in the UK."

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on npower taking over The Football League sponsorship? Share these feelings below so we can discuss them.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Charlton Addickt  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 19 2010

Time: 3:33PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Just when we'd got used to Coca-Cola as well!
Rufus
Report Abuse
30/03/2010 14:36:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Ending Freefall Against Rotherham? (Friday January 30 2015)

Luzon Makes Lepoint At Charlton (Thursday January 29 2015)

Charlton MotM Against Wolves (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Charlton on the Brink. (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Luzon Looking To Add Two Or Three (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Veljkovic - Luzon Lured Me (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Too Many Loan Players. (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Lisbon Loanee? (Monday January 26 2015)

A Positive First Step For Luzon (Sunday January 25 2015)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 0 - 0 Charlton
Watford 5 - 0 Charlton
Charlton 0 - 1 Brighton
Ipswich 3 - 0 Charlton
Charlton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Blackburn 2 - 0 Charlton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Fulham 27 10 4 13 -7 34
15. Huddersfield 27 9 7 11 -10 34
16. Bolton 26 9 5 12 -6 32
17. Charlton 27 6 14 7 -10 32
18. Reading 27 8 7 12 -11 31
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Rotherham 27 6 11 10 -10 29

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - January 31st
Leeds Utd : 31/01/2015 07:00:00
Is Eoin Doyle A Target For The Latics?
Wigan : 30/01/2015 23:55:00
What The Bosses Say - Ipswich v Wigan Athletic
Wigan : 30/01/2015 23:37:00
Early Team News - Ipswich v Latics
Wigan : 30/01/2015 23:17:00
Andy Delort Heading Back To France
Wigan : 30/01/2015 22:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Charlton v Rotherham
Suggested By:  
Charlton win 40%
Rotherham win 40%
Draw 20%