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Salford City announce new sponsor


Salford City have annouced that Vimto will be the new partner of the club's Academy 92.

To launch the partnership, Vimto is calling on talented youngsters to submit their own trick shots to @RealVimto on Twitter or Vimto on Facebook using #Vimto­Sal­ford­Chal­lenge for a chance to win a trick shot masterclass with Class of 92 stars, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville.­  

Academy 92 was founded by the Class of 92 in July 2017, in association with Salford City FC, with the aim to unite the best in class football coaching with an education for life.

The initiative, also known as A92, offers ambitious youngsters aged under 17 the opportunity to improve personal development skills, such as independence and confidence, as well as football skills and fitness to help further their careers in football.

The partnership with Salford City sees Vimto honouring its North West roots on the 110th anniversary of the business, after the drink was created in Manchester in 1908, with its first factory in Salford.

Emma Hunt, Head of Marketing, at Vimto, a Nichols Plc brand, said: “Our new partnership with Salford City FC to support the Academy 92 Foundation will mean we’re a part of ensuring young aspiring football stars have the opportunity to develop their own skills and education.

“We’re excited to see all of the talented youngsters showing us their trick shot skills and then host lucky winners with some of our Academy 92 team. We’re delighted to be working with another organisation that sees the importance of education and support for young people.”


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