ECB Announce New Sponsorship Deal With Stowford Press

By iSportconnect | March 29, 2012

A new three-year sponsorship deal has been agreed between The ECB and Stowford Press, who will act as The Official Cider of England Cricket, it has been confirmed.

The contract will enable Westons Cider to promote Stowford Press at all England’s home international matches as well as undertake a range of wider commercial activity to maximise the sponsorship.

England will take on West Indies at Lord’s in the first Investec Test match later this summer and the deal is scheduled to run until the end of the 2014 home international season.

ECB commercial director John Perera said: ‘Westons Cider will be an excellent addition to our family of official ECB sponsors and suppliers.

‘We will be working closely with their commercial team over the next three years to help achieve increased exposure for Stowford Press through their association with the world’s number-one-ranked Test side.’

Helen Thomas, managing director of Westons Cider, said: ‘We are delighted that Stowford Press has been selected to be The Official Cider of England Cricket.

‘The Westons Cider ethos centres around tradition, quality and heritage and with cricket being deeply rooted in England’s sporting history, we feel the association sits perfectly.’