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Waitrose join as 'Man of the Match' sponsor

9th October 2020

York City Football Club are delighted to welcome the national supermarket chain as a Club Partner and sponsor of the club’s new Waitrose & Partners Man of the Match award.

With 338 shops across the UK, including a store at Foss Islands in York, Waitrose & Partners is owned by the John Lewis Partnership and has a strong reputation for its quality of products.

The Waitrose & Partners Man of the Match award is presented pitch-side by the Match Sponsors following the final whistle of each home game and publicised across the club’s social media channels.

The first Waitrose & Partners Man of the Match award was presented to centre-back Matthew Brown, putting in a solid defensive performance to mark his debut against Chorley FC on Tuesday night. 

Community Lead Francesca McDonald and Foss Islands Branch Manager Kylie Gilson are looking forward to the partnership celebrating success as well as their ongoing community engagement

They said: "We are delighted to be sponsoring the Man of the Match award at York City Football Club this season and celebrating the stand-out performances over the course of the season. We are extremely proud to part of the communities we work in and wish the team the best of luck for the season ahead.”

York City’s Commercial Manager, Chris Pegg, added: “We are delighted with the exciting new partnership with Waitrose & Partners – the collaboration will see one of Britain’s best brands create a clear presence within both our growing digital output and on a matchday throughout the coming season”. 

“We are positive there will be lots of success to celebrate both on and off the pitch this season”.

To find out more about Waitrose & Partners and their commitment to quality, click here.

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