Saturday 01 June 2013

Barclays

Official Title Sponsor of the Premier League

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Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 145,000 people.

Over many years, Barclays has developed a heritage and specialisation in football. They have been bankers to The FA for over a century, sponsored the Football League from 1987 to 1993 and since 2001 have been title sponsor of the Barclays Premier League, the world’s most popular domestic football competition. 

Barclays provide corporate banking services for many Clubs and wealth management services to footballers and managers to help protect their wealth and achieve their financial goals.

For over a decade, Barclays have supported key stakeholders across the football industry via sponsorships of the League Managers Association, the Football Writers’ Association and Professional Footballers’ Association.

As a sponsor, they recognise the need to also support the communities in which they work and to give something back to customers and fans.

In 2004, Barclays launched Barclays Spaces for Sports to help deliver sustainable sports sites and programmes. Over 200 sites are now operating in the UK as well as investment in programmes in countries including China, Spain, South Africa, USA and Zambia.

For further information about Barclays, please visit: www.barclays.com

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Key Points

  • Title sponsor of the Barclays Premier League
  • Strong heritage within football industry
  • Recognise excellence with monthly awards
  • Support grassroots sport via Spaces for Sport