The Portsmouth branch of independent builders and timber merchant Covers Timber & Builders Merchants issponsoring local football club, Moneyfields FC.
The club is currently in the early stages of building a new stadium, which will be named the John Jenkins Stadium in honour of John Jenkins, a local D-Day veteran, who was well known in the area and passed away in 2019 at the age of 100.
As part of the sponsorship agreement, Covers’ brand will be displayed around the stadium, including at the pitch side, in the dug outs and at the entrance to the grounds. Alongside this, Covers will also be sponsoring two of Moneyfield FC’s players – Tyler Moret and Elliott Turnball.
Pete Shires, Vice Chairman of Moneyfields FC, said: “We are thrilled to have Covers on board and thank them for their generous support. Sponsorship is extremely important to clubs like ours and it’s thanks to companies, like Covers, that we can continue with improving our facilities and building our new stadium, which we hope will be completed by September 2022.”
Dale Lambourne, Depot Manager of Covers Portsmouth, added: “Supporting local community groups and getting involved with sport at a local level is very much in our DNA at Covers, so we are delighted to be sponsoring Moneyfields FC. We wish the team the very best of luck for the coming season and we look forward to seeing the new stadium build progress.”