Nike welcomes Richmond Rovers as a partner club

Nike and the Cheshire FA officially announce that Richmond Rovers Junior Football Club, as an FA Charter Standard Community Club, has become an Official Kit Partner with Nike.   Below is the Official Statement;

‘NIKE WELCOMES Richmond Rovers JFC AS A PARTNER CLUB. Nike UK would like to officially welcome the club to the Nike Partner Club Initiative.

As well as branding support from Nike and the opportunity to be visited by professional players and England legends, the benefits of becoming a Nike Partner Club include:

v     Funding to send club coaches and volunteers on an FA accreditation course

v     Community Club days at St George's Park, including coaching seminars and club management workshops

v     Opportunities to be presented with free tickets to England internationals and Premier League matches

v     A dedicated online club web shop.

Ben Harding of Nike UK stated, "We are delighted to be at the start of a relationship with Richmond Rovers furthermore the support that Nike can provide to the club will help to improve and develop the clubs’ coaches for the benefit of players and the local community and also support the future plans of the football club."

Richmond Rovers JFC Chairman Mike Cash said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for Richmond Rovers and is yet further recognition of how far the club has come in the last few years. To become an official Partner of Nike is testament to the hard work done by its members to give local children the opportunity to play for a high profile club that goes from strength to strength. With our Footy fun for 3 and 4 year olds,  Vernon and Norbury Soccer Schools, Girls teams, mixed teams from U8s through to U13s, boys teams and adult teams  right up to the Vets we have hopefully provided a legacy for the continued growth and development of the club and its coaches. We are looking forward to working closely with Nike in all aspects of grassroots football developments.”