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Line of Duty star to sponsor Merthyr Town

Actors Vicky McClure and Jonny Owen are to be the shorts sponsor of Merthyr Town for next season.

Their production company BYO Films will sponsor the Martyrs as they return to action in 2021/22 following their season away from league participation.

This is England and Line of Duty star McClure and actor/­writer/­producer Owen said: “We are delighted to have the name of our new production company on the Merthyr players’ shorts.

“We both love the town and are passionate supporters of grassroots football. We wish the manager and the team every success this season and look forward to coming down when we can to cheer on the Martyrs.”

Also a Nottingham Forest director, Owen grew up in Merthyr Tydfil.

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