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SPAR Scotland announced as new sponsor of Women’s National Football Team

May 1, 2019 IN THE CATEGORY: Sport sponsorship

The Scottish Football Association (FA) is delighted to announce SPAR as a new sponsor of the Scotland Women’s National Team (SWNT).

The deal will see SPAR Scotland partner with the SWNT for its biggest year yet, as the squad prepares for its inaugural appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France in June.

The sponsorship, which will run until summer 2020, will see SPAR Scotland support the SWNT as they look to build on the wave of momentum that has been generated over the past three years.

Head coach, Shelley Kerr, said she’s delighted to welcome SPAR on board as a sponsor: “We’re building towards the biggest tournament in our history this summer, something for which the players and our fans alike cannot wait.

“To have the support of a company such as SPAR means so much to us – it helps us prepare for France this summer and is a huge boost to all involved with the squad.”

Colin McLean, CEO of SPAR Scotland, said: “It’s fantastic to be able to support the Scotland Women’s National Team. We are committed to encouraging them to get to the final and support them on their journey in this historic year.

“Our close relationship will ensure that we can continue our commitment of encouraging people in sport.

“We see this new sponsorship deal as an extension of our work to date. At SPAR we have always promoted health living for all and support sport on a regional and national level. The deal with the SWNT is the perfect partnership.”

Source: SPAR Scotland

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The United Kingdom (UK) became a member of SPAR in 1956 when a group of independent wholesalers obtained the SPAR licence from SPAR International. There are five regional partners with strategically placed Distribution Centres in each region. A Central Office located in London provides national Marketing and Buying services for the group and supports the development of the SPAR Brand in the UK.

SPAR has led the convenience market in the UK for many years but has faced increasing competition in recent times. Always innovative, SPAR Partners have continued to grow the brand. A combination of independently-owned licensed retailers and company-owned stores spanning forecourts, airports, train stations, city centres and local neighbourhoods can be found throughout the country.