Swansea is proud to announce Swansea.com as their new main sponsor.The club officially unveiled the two-year sponsorship deal today as the Swans' new home and away kit went on sale for the first time in the club shop and online store
The deal, which replaces The Travel House agreement, is believed to be one of the most original shirt sponsorships in the Football League.
Swansea.com is a local brand with an emphasis on everything that Swansea has to offer, a major part of this of course being Swansea City Football Club .
The club has also confirmed the continued partnership with Trade Centre Wales, who will sponsor the back of the shirts, and Captial Home Improvements, who will sponsor the shorts.
"Both the club and Swansea.com aim to achieve success for the people of Swansea as a whole,'' declared Swans chairman Huw Jenkins."The new website will be of huge benefit to the people and businesses in Swansea and it is fantastic that they have chosen to become a major sponsor of the Swans."The six figure investment by Swansea.com shows their commitment, not just to the football club, but to the city itself. The potential success of this partnership also relies on our fans support for a website which directly benefits the football club."I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Trade Centre Wales and Capital Home Improvements for their continued support.''
Martin Morgan, owner of Swansea.com, said: "We have used the Swansea.com domain to drive people to our Morgans Hotel website and the success of this superseded even my greatest expectations. In just over three and a half years we have generated in excess of a half a million pounds of online business from the domain Swansea.com."After the success of the domain in the first few years, it is now my wish to use the website to provide a platform for other people and businesses in Swansea to benefit from the high online profile of Swansea.com."We are providing a website that aims to offer everyone associated with the city of Swansea the opportunity to increase their online presence and increase sales.
We hope that the people and businesses in Swansea will take the opportunity to be part of something very special and, hopefully, very rewarding to those who choose to be involved.''The club would like to thank The Travel House for their fantastic support over recent years. More than just a business directory, Swansea.com offers not only the latest local news, information and events, but much more - and all dedicated to showcasing Swansea.
Swansea.com has already teamed up with a significant number of high profile local businesses, with more joining daily.Martin Morgan, added: "This is an exciting deal that will significantly raise our profile, not only within Swansea, but across the world. The website will continue to evolve and will constantly reflect the requirements of Swansea people and Swansea businesses.Swansea.com already has a team of 10 people all based in Mariner Street, Swansea, which they share with The Travel House.
The club has had its first delivery of the new home and away kits (the blue away kit was chosen by the the fans and a replica of the one the swans wore clinching promotion to the old First Division in 1981 at Preston) which went on sale in the Liberty Stadium superstore, via this website and Swansea.com at 4pm today.
Initial stock will be limited until the main order arrives in two weeks time, so supporters are urged to purchase early.