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Tyson Fury sponsors Morecambe women's football team

Tyson Fury has announced a sponsorship deal with Morecambe FC's women's football team.

The WBC Heavyweight Boxing champion was already sponsoring the men's team with his 'Gypsy King' brand appearing on the players' shorts.

The Morecambe fighter announced on Friday that he was upgrading the deal to sponsor Morecambe FC Women as well.

Fury will be their home and away front-of-shirt sponsor for the 2022/23 season.

Fury revealed in July that he would become a sponsor for his home town football club in a short-term partnership for the 2022/23 season which could be extended in future.

Morecambe FC said joining forces with the heavyweight king would bring "worldwide recognition" to the League One club.

'The Gypsy King' trains at his gym next to the Morecambe FC pitch.

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Fury said: “I love the Morecambe area and it is a pleasure to be able to support my local club and especially the women's team.

"I would be great if my sponsorship made other people come and support women's football."

Martin Thomas, commercial manager at Morecambe FC, said: "When we originally spoke with Tyson, he was keen to assist with the project in bringing the women's team under the football club umbrella and said yes to the front of shirt straight away."

"This is another great example of him showing his affiliation with the town and how keen he is to improve participation in sport throughout the area.

"Following the last announcement, we saw the impact being associated with Tyson has on the club, and hopefully this will have the same impact on raising awareness of the women's team.

"He will join an ever-growing list of commercial partners, alongside both local and national brands, as well as local businesses the Club have signed in recent seasons.

"We now have a huge reach across the globe, with further presence on a worldwide stage due to this partnership."

Wirehouse have also sponsored the women's team.

The company is one of the UK’s leading providers of HR, Employment Law and Health and Safety services to all kinds of businesses large and small.

Established in 2010, their directors have over 40 years’ experience providing expert business support services.

“It's great to see Wirehouse sponsor the women's team," said Mr Thomas.

"Our partnership with Wirehouse has been in place for the last lew years, and we're delighted to have Mike and the team on board to further solidify the relationship between Morecambe Football Club and Wirehouse."

Mike Malley, Wirehouse MD, said: “We are delighted to announce a partnership with Morecambe FC Women and can’t wait to see the Wirehouse name on the women's kit."

 

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