Burnley FC Women are delighted to announce Michael Bailey Associates Plc will continue as principal kit sponsor for the forthcoming 2019/20 season.
The international recruitment company, founded by Burnley FC Chairman Mike Garlick, sponsored the Burnley FC Women junior and senior team’s kits for 2018/19 season.
The club are now thrilled the deal has been renewed for 2019/20, with the logo featuring on the kit of all 149 Burnley FC Women players, from the under 10s team through to the first team.
The renewed deal is a further mark of success for the women’s game at Burnley FC.
The title winning Burnley FC Women first team have achieved back to back promotions and will play in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division this season, the third tier in the women’s football pyramid.
Mr Garlick, Founder and Group CEO of Michael Bailey Associates Plc and Chairman of Burnley FC said: “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Burnley FC Women as their official kit sponsor.
"At Burnley FC we are dedicated to supporting the women’s game and we would encourage females from across the region to enjoy football with us at Turf Moor.
“It’s an immensely exciting time for women’s football, highlighted with the Lionesses recent success at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, and as a club we are keen to show our commitment to the sport.
“After a triumphant 2018/19 season, we wish Burnley FC Women the best of luck for the new campaign. Keep up the good work - up the Clarets!”
Neil Hart, Chief Executive Officer at Burnley FC in the Community and Chair of Burnley FC Women, added: “We are thrilled Michael Bailey Associates have renewed their sponsorship deal with Burnley FC Women and it’s fantastic that they are supporting our ambitions for the club.
“Women’s football is on the rise and Burnley FC Women has seen unprecedented success in recent years, with record numbers of junior players enjoying playing football with us and the first team securing consecutive promotions.
"As a club we are passionate about the women’s game and we look forward to what the future holds.”
Ahead of the 2019/20 campaign, Burnley FC Women have confirmed their pre-season fixtures.
The team will play Manchester side FC United Women in mid-July, before facing long-standing members of the women’s game and six-time winners of the FA Women’s Cup, Doncaster Rovers Belles, before their final game on the 11th August against Barnsley.
Full pre-season schedule
Sunday 14th July - FC United Women (h) kick-off 2pm
Sunday 28th July - Doncaster Rovers Belles (h) kick-off 2pm
Sunday 4th August - Brighouse Town AFC Women (a) kick-off 2pm
Sunday 11th August - Barnsley FC Ladies (a) kick-off 2pm
Burnley FC Women play their home fixtures at Padiham FC’s Ruby Civil Arena, 16 Well Street, Padiham, Burnley, BB12 8LE. Admission to pre-season home fixtures is free for supporters.
For all the latest on Burnley FC Women, please visit www.burnleyfcwomen.com.