Posted: 09.08.23

Burnley Football Club signed as Official Partner of Football Manager

Burnley Football Club signed as Official Partner of Football Manager
Sports Interactive and Burnley FC ink multi-year strategic partnership

Ahead of their return to English football's top flight, Sports Interactive are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with Burnley Football Club. 

The agreement, will see Football Manager branding appear in-stadia at Turf Moor throughout the next two seasons.

The studio will also work with the Lancashire club on a number of exciting activations and competitions across digital and social platforms. 

Richard Trafford, Sports Interactive’s Head of Partnerships and Business Development, said: “We are delighted to announce Burnley FC as our first new club partner for the coming season. 

“They caught everyone’s eye last season under Manager of the Year Vincent Kompany, playing a brilliant brand of football and winning the Championship in record time.

“The club have been a pleasure to work with since the idea was first discussed and we are all really looking forward to seeing Football Manager branding in the stadium for the first game of the season on Friday night against another long-standing SI partner, Manchester City. 

“Everyone at the Studio wishes the club the best of luck on their return to the Premier League.”

Burnley FC’s Head of Commercial, Marcus Mellor said: “We’re pleased to partner with Sports Interactive ahead the 2023/24 season. In addition to the in-stadia branding, kicking off on Friday night’s game against Manchester City, throughout the season there will be lots of activations and competitions for fans to engage in.

“Football Manager is an exciting brand to be working with and I believe we can develop a really successful partnership together over the next two seasons.”