Brentford Football Club has entered a partnership with Curtis Sport to be the Official Programme Supplier for the next three seasons. The experienced print and sports specialist will have responsibility for the sales and distribution of Brentford FC’s matchday programme, which will be redesigned for the new season. There will also be a new Programme Editor this season with Sam Marshall, newly appointed to the Club’s Communications team, taking on the role.
Curtis Sport produces matchday programmes for sporting organisations across the country. They work with football clubs including West Bromwich Albion, Aberdeen and Millwall and well as Rugby League, Rugby Union and speedway teams. The West Midlands based firm will be designing and printing the programme as well as taking responsibility for matchday and online sales. The Club will maintain control of the editorial content.
Mike Sullivan, Brentford FC Commercial Manager, said: “We are delighted to partner with Curtis Sport. Our matchday publication is a very important part of our communication with supporters near and far. We want it to be recognised as one of the best around and it was important that we found a partner who shares our values. Curtis Sport already produce quality match programmes for several other clubs and with our new Programme Editor Sam also in place we believe there will be a great product for our fans to read.”
Stuart Curtis, MD of Curtis Sport added “We are proud to be working with Brentford from this season. We are joining the club at an exciting time and we aim to produce a programme that fans will enjoy."
The first full edition of the programme will be available for the Sky Bet Championship match against Nottingham Forest on Saturday 12 August. A special edition will be available for the match against Southampton on Saturday. This will cost £3 with £1 from each sale going directly to the Grenfell Tower Fund. There will also be a special edition for the Celta Vigo game. The programme will sell for £3.50 for the rest of the campaign.
Curtis Sport will be managing programme subscriptions for the upcoming seasons and selling individual editions online. For more information visit curtis-sport.com and subscribe at http://www.curtis-sport.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=94&product_id=1161