News | SOS Group renew and increase Blyth sponsorship

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely thrilled to announce SOS Group has renewed and increased its sponsorship with the football club. 

With the club still feeling the impact of COVID-19, the technology company has not only renewed its support as the club’s sleeve sponsor, it has also increased its pitchside advertising and will be supplying a photocopier and laser printer to assist with retail operations and match day administration.

Based on the Team Valley, SOS Group has numerous clients in Northumberland and a strong reputation in the sports industry.

In recent years it has provided digital office equipment services at competitions including the IAAF World Athletics Championships, the Special Olympics GB National Games, British Swimming Summer Championships and World Para Athletics Championships.

The company also works closely with start-up businesses to provide expert office services support and advice.

John Behan, director at SOS Group, says: “We were proud to be sleeve sponsors of this famous football club last season, and we know how tough things are as a result of the pandemic, so renewing our support was very important to us.

“This is an incredibly challenging time for all businesses. And for football clubs, the premature end of the season was disappointing for fans and players and an awful blow financially.

“Commercial support from committed local businesses and the magnificent loyalty of fans will help secure the future of Blyth Spartans and we’re proud to play our part.”

Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans AFC, said: “At the moment, our supporters can’t cheer the team on the pitch, but they are certainly doing their best to help the club away from it.

“We’re grateful to SOS Group for renewing their support for Blyth Spartans at this crucial time and it’s great to build on our already successful relationship.

“We thank SOS Group for their generous support for Blyth Spartans and also recognise their wider contribution to our local communities.”

Launched in 2002 and now employing 23 staff, SOS Group supplies and maintains leading brand digital office equipment and offers a full range of office management services, including unified communications, IT support, document management, cost consultation and managed print services.

The firm recently launched its DDB Workspace Solutions Division to supply a range of furniture that helps tackle common issues including posture and lack of space. It features technology that can provide individual heating options, improving workplace comfort and reducing energy costs.

Posted by Jordan Cronin