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Walsall reveal new kit and sponsors

Mon 18th Jul 2011 | Football Sponsorship

Walsall Football Club have today announced new shirt sponsorship deals as the 2011/12 home and away kits were unveiled.

Surestop Limited have agreed a one-year front of shirt sponsorship whilst CAT Communications will become back-of-shirt sponsors for the 2011/12 campaign.

Alan Vurlan, Managing Director and joint owner of the Surestop Limited said: “from both a business and personal point-of-view I am delighted.

“Surestop Limited are a fast growing company and we feel that the exposure will increase brand awareness to the general public.

“With the benefit of this shirt sponsorship, we are confident that the company will take a big step towards achieving its eventual goal.

“I feel both the home and away shirts are striking designs and I will be extremely proud when I see the replica shirts, bearing our company logo, being worn at matches and around town.”

The club have also reached a sponsorship agreement with CAT Communications. CAT communications are Telecommunications experts who specialise in a wide range of services such as system design, installation, support and management of telephony estate, including line rental and hardware.

CAT Communications have a long-standing partnership with Walsall FC, having supported the club’s corporate activities for many years. CAT also supply and maintain the club’s telephone systems at both the Banks’s Stadium and training ground.

Craig Lang, owner of CAT is also a lifelong Walsall supporter and whilst now trading throughout Europe has not forgotten his roots as he grew up in Walsall and has remained a Saddler ever since.

“We are really delighted to be working with Walsall Football Club,” he said. “As a company we have a strong association with the club and are looking forward to the recognition this will give to our business but also the support it will give to the club.

“Having supported the club since a small boy I am realising an ambition of mine whilst aiding my business. It will raise awareness and profile for CAT and, I will be able to see my company’s name every time I watch my team in action and maybe as with other ‘cats’ we can be the good luck charm!”

Commercial Director, Roy Whalley, added: “the First Team Shirt Sponsorship is the most high profile of all our commercial opportunities.

“It is with great pleasure that I confirm that the names of companies who will appear on the Walsall FC first-team shirts for the 2011/2012 Season belong to two guys who are lifelong Saddlers Supporters.

“Firstly, let me thank Alan Vurlan.

“Alan and his family have supported the Saddlers for generations.  His company manufactures a unique product, a water switch that protects your property from water damage, a feature that many of our supporters may become interested in.

“I know that Alan will feel enormous pride from seeing the Surestop brand on the players shirt, and we are looking forward to working alongside his company in the months ahead.

“I would also like to pay tribute to Craig Lang and CAT Communications.

“Craig is a Walsall lad, whose business interests took him away from the town to Wiltshire, but who has never lost his passion for the Saddlers.

“He has given both the club and Community Programme tremendous support in recent years, and we are most grateful to him for this sponsorship.”

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