Waterford United secures major new partner

Waterford United will boast a big new supporter on its jerseys this season with the arrival of Ireland’s fastest growing mobile network, 3, as the club’s primary association for the coming year. The club is delighted to welcome the global telecommunications giant on board in what is a major confidence boost for football in the South East.

The agreement, which was announced at3’s flagship store on Dublin’s Grafton Street today, will see the3logo on the front of all Waterford United shirts this season as well as on all club stationary, website and signage at the Regional Sports Centre.

Chief Executive of 3, Robert Finnegan, native of Dunmore East welcomed the partnership: ‘3 has a strong track record in supporting Irish sport and we hope this association will kick off another successful chapter in the history of this club. We look forward to supporting Waterford United in the season ahead.’

“This is a huge boost for the club!” said Chairman Chris Everett in welcoming the announcement. “3 is a very successful and high profile company and we look forward to working closely with them to ensure a successful partnership. It is also a major vote of confidence in League of Ireland football and in the ongoing work of everybody at Waterford United who have worked so hard to keep League football alive in this area.”

Waterford has a proud history in the League of Ireland, dating back to their entry into the league in 1930. The late 1960s and early 1970s will be remembered as the club’s ‘golden period’, with the league title being brought back to the south-east on six occasions.

3offer a number of mobile football products and services including live Barclays Premier and Champions League games, highlights clips, live score services, text and MMS alerts.  For more information pop into the3Store in Waterford on Blackfriars Street or see three.ie.