Playdemic has signed a deal with Burnley to be the team’s new shirt sleeve sponsor, with the logo for its hugely popular mobile game 'Golf Clash” set to feature on the left sleeve of both the home and away kits for the remainder of the 2017/18 Premier League season.
Developed by Wilmslow-based Playdemic, 'Golf Clash' is a free-to-download, real-time multi-player game allowing mobile phone users to compete in single hole matches on beautiful golf courses from around the world.
The game also offers regular tournaments and has quickly become one of the Top 10 Apps in both the UK and US.
The sponsorship deal will also see Playdemic work with Burnley to create exciting initiatives, including the opportunity to take on the first team and fellow supporters at 'Golf Clash'.
Anthony Fairclough, Commercial Director of Burnley FC, said: “We are delighted to announce the partnership with Golf Clash; it’s a great, fun game which you can play on iOS and Android devices and compete with friends and we at the club are thrilled to lead the Golf Clash revolution.
"I know the squad love the game and we are looking forward to working with the guys at Playdemic to create some fantastic opportunities for our fans.”
Paul Gouge, CEO of Playdemic, added: “Burnley FC is a great club with a rich history so we are very proud to be a partner for the 2017/2018 Premier League Season.
"We know that many football fans and players already love Golf Clash and we are excited that many more will learn about the game through this great partnership.”
The partnership was created, planned and negotiated by SportQuake, the go-to international sport marketing agency for high growth brands looking to powerfully connect with customers through sport.
The agency provides an end-to-end service for clients covering planning, buying activation and evaluation.
Founded in 2010, Playdemic is one of Europe’s leading mobile games studios with a portfolio of successful mobile titles including “Golf Clash” and “Village Life”. Playdemic’s “Golf Clash” has achieved huge acclaim from players, making it a top grossing title in the US and Internationally.
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Please note: The Golf Clssh logo is only displayed on match worn player shirts, and is not available on replica shirts from the Clarets Store