FA looks into West Ham’s sponsorship deal with USM sports agency | Football
The Football Association will ask West Ham to offer additional information about the sponsorship settlement between their girls’s group and a number one sports control agency.
Unique Sports Management – who constitute the England captain Harry Kane and a number of other gamers in West Ham’s males’s squad – agreed to turn into a blouse sponsor of the ladies’s group at the beginning of the season, with the Daily Mail reporting that the deal used to be price £250,000.
The FA is known to were acutely aware of the settlement on the time however will now ask West Ham to present extra information about the sponsorship of the group, who play within the Women’s Super League and are run by means of proprietor David Sullivan’s teenage son, Jack.
A West Ham spokesman stated: “The West Ham United girls’s group attracted robust passion at the beginning of the season from a variety of high-profile manufacturers because of the extent of funding into the group in any respect ranges, from infrastructure to signing one of the vital global’s absolute best gamers. This funding, in combination with its new control group, has put the membership on an upward trajectory culminating in its momentous upward push into the Women’s Super League this season.
“This has drawn high-profile media passion together with a BBC documentary, all of which has contributed to the expansion within the enchantment of the ladies’s group to industrial manufacturers.
“The deal with USM — which represents less than 15%of the total annual commercial income the women’s team has managed to secure from a range of well-known brands — includes significant high-value hospitality packages at both men’s and women’s matches. This is a commercial deal, no different in nature to any other we have with our partners at the club.”
Manchester City sign up for United in League Cup semi-finals
Manchester City have joined Manchester United, Chelsea and holders Arsenal within the Continental League Cup semi-finals after thrashing Brighton 7-1 on the Academy Stadium on Thursday.
Nikita Parris’s 50th purpose for City put the hosts forward, prior to Danielle Buet equalised from the penalty spot for the second-tier Seagulls. Lauren Hemp and Caroline Weir gave City a Three-1 lead, prior to 4 objectives within the last 10 mins from Hemp, Claire Emslie, Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie.
Casey Stoney’s Manchester United facet sealed their position by means of defeating West Ham on Tuesday, and the Women’s Championship leaders may just land a derby semi-final in opposition to City when the draw is made on Saturday. Guardian recreation