NORTH Wales-based national recruitment firm gap personnel is showing its support for football in the community by becoming a patron of successful Welsh Premier League football club Airbus UK Broughton FC.
gap, based in Wrexham, has agreed a two-year deal with the club to become a patron of its prestigious academy and support its various Football in the Community initiatives that aim to build stronger links with communities and businesses across Flintshire.
Airbus UK Broughton FC, founded in 1946, has made massive strides in recent years, working hard to ensure it achieved the much-coveted Welsh Premier League Domestic Licence, required to participate in the Welsh Premier League Super 12 Division.
Gary Dewhurst, Managing Director of gap personnel said: “As a passionate football supporter, I am totally committed to doing all I can to encourage football in the community.
“I’m extremely impressed with the academy’s achievements and am really looking forward to working closely with the club to follow its progress and support its endeavours all we can.”
Paul McKinlay, chairman of Airbus UK Broughton FC, commented: “I am absolutely delighted that gap has agreed to be patrons of our academy – it is the future of the club and gap’s support is a great leap forward. We are proud of our role at the heart of our community and with this support it can only be strengthened. We look forward to working with gap in future to develop our partnership.”
The club’s commercial director Stewart Roberts said that Airbus UK’s vision for the future of its youngsters was matched by gap’s strategy to support the youth of Flintshire and surrounding areas.
“Having worked closely with gap in the past, I know exactly how important their buy in will be over the course of the next two seasons,” he said.
Recruitment firm on the ball with Airbus academy
- News archive 2010