Friday Jul 26, 2013
The Football Conference takes great pleasure in announcing its new Title Sponsor for the next three seasons -
global online payment company Skrill. The newly named leagues will now be knownas The Skrill Premier, The Skrill North and The Skrill South.
Headquartered in London, and with a customer base worldwide in excess of 35million, Skrill leads the way in
global online payments. Individuals and businesses can pay and get paid globally with Skrill. Customers can also send and receive money worldwide in 200 countries and 40 currencies, securely and at low cost, without revealing their personal
financial details. Skrill is an online payment company but does not offer credit or loans. You can find out more by
Brian Lee, Chairman of the Football Conference commented on the signing of contracts "With the new season fast
approaching, we are pleased to welcome Skrill. Patience has been the key element throughout negotiations by those members of the Board tasked with finding a new Title Sponsor. Everyone at the Football Conference has been
confident one would be secured. Throughout the whole process, the most important factor was to make the right decision, not only to safeguard all that is good about our competition but the chosen sponsor possesses the qualities we
seek after a long line of previous trusted partners. We were mindful we needed a company displaying an image and work ethos which suits the modern game, our clubs and their sponsors, whilst not forgetting our ever growing number of
supporters. We sincerely believe we have found such a company in Skrill. May I personally welcome them on behalf of our membership"
On behalf of Skrill, Siegfried Heimgaertner, President and CEO Skrill Group was enthusiastic to be
joining such a well known brand in the English game. He said: "At
Skrill we believe in bringing access and opportunities to our customers.
Whether it's paying businesses or transferring funds to family and friends our
service is quick and great value for money - the two things that we think
embody the Football Conference.
"By teaming up with the Football Conference we want to bring non-league football to more fans and enable them to
support and access their local team in new and exciting ways. In our view the Football Conference is the most dramatic league in the UK and we are proud to be its title sponsor for the next three seasons."
Brian Lee concluded by stating; "Skrill is a worldwide brand. I am sure they will during their time as
Title Sponsor become well known throughout the game, let alone the Football
Conference. Skrill join us at a very exciting time, with a host of other new
sponsors, corporate and affiliate; and we are positive Skrill will attract
other brand names who wish to be part of our ever growing football family. I am
excited for our member clubs that we are able to deliver what we as a Board
promised. Now I ask our clubs in turn to embrace Skrill and work with them"