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Dorset FA launch exciting partnership with Specsavers

Specsavers become the headline sponsor of the County Ground and the Dorset Youth Cup

Dorset County Football Association launch exciting Partnership with Specsavers

The Dorset County Football Association are pleased to announce a three-year partnership agreement with Specsavers.

The Partnership will see Specsavers supporting grassroots football in Dorset by becoming the headline sponsor of the County Ground in Hamworthy, which from 1st July 2018 will be renamed the Specsavers County Ground and for the Dorset Youth Cup which will be known as the Specsavers Dorset Youth Cup. The Youth Cup comprises 7 different age groups from Under 10 to under 16 years with teams represented from club across Dorset and concludes with the finals which will be held at the Specsavers County Ground in April/May..

The sponsorship deal will be celebrated by an official launch game at the Specsavers County Ground on Wednesday 25th July with a 7.30pm KO. Bringing the best in football together the Dorset FA will welcome Wimborne Town FC and Poole Town FC who will play for the Mark Frowde Trophy as part of their pre-season schedule.


Sue Hough Chief Executive of the Dorset County Football Association said,

"The Board of Directors of the Dorset County Football Association Limited are delighted that we have formed a three year partnership with Specsavers.

"Our Association see this as a great opportunity for our Companies to work together to foster and develop football for all in Dorset.”


Andreas Booth, regional chair for Specsavers in Dorset says on behalf of his colleagues,

“Together, Specsavers and the Dorset FA share a common goal:  to enhance everyone’s health and wellbeing, regardless of one’s age, gender and physical capability.

“Our financial investment will help the Dorset FA sustain and build the momentum achieved to date in making football accessible to everyone.  For us, to back an initiative that celebrates the love of this great game - in Dorset cities, towns and villages where we have a Specsavers store – is an honour.”


Dorset County Football Association Limited would like to extend our utmost thanks to the Specsavers stores listed below that have committed their support to grassroots football in Dorset.








Notes to Editors

  *   Specsavers is a partnership of almost 2,000 locally-run businesses throughout the world -all committed to delivering high quality, affordable optical and hearing care in the communities they serve.
  *   Each store is part-owned and managed by its own joint venture partners who are supported by key specialists in support offices
  *   More than 36 million customers are registered with Specsavers and the partnership had a turnover of more than £2.2bn in 2016/17
  *   More than one in three people who wear glasses in the UK buy them from Specsavers
  *   Specsavers is a champion of the National Health Service - of its 22.2m customers in the UK, 55% are from the NHS and the company is the largest provider of free NHS digital hearing aids
  *   Specsavers supports several UK charities and is in partnership with RNIB for a public awareness campaign to transform the nation's eye health.
  *   Specsavers runs a home-visiting service in the UK and Ireland for those who cannot get to their local store unaccompanied.


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