Winterton Rangers have announced the agreement of a long term sponsorship deal with North Lincolnshire based housing developer, Hammond Homes Ltd.
The Toolstation NCEL Division One side have revealed that, as part of the deal, their long-standing home at West Street will now become The Hammond Homes Stadium which, searching through the record books, is also a first for the football club to have a brand attached to the stadium name.
The new commercial deal is a real coup for the club and perfect timing ahead of the new season beginning on Saturday afternoon.
Rangers director and CEO Richard Smales said: "It is with great pleasure to announce this new sponsorship deal.
"I believe this is the biggest deal the club has ever achieved and, over the next five seasons, we are delighted to promote the Hammond Homes brand as official Stadium Naming Rights partners.
"Having spoken to Nick Hammond, who is managing director of Hammond Homes Ltd, over the last few weeks it became evident he was keen to get more involved in our long term progression plans for the football club over the next five seasons and also become further involved with the business side of our development plans.
"With this, I can also confirm Nick will be joining the football club's board of directors as well as co-chairman."
Hammond Homes managing director Nick Hammond added: "As Hammond Homes are quickly becoming a recognised house builder in the North East Lincolnshire area, we are conscious of our social responsibility commitments and felt it essential that we put something back into the community and support local people and sports clubs.
"Richard Smales contacted us for support and I was impressed by the club's facilities, ambitions and the potential for success.
"An initial sponsorship discussion quickly developed into a business collaboration as talks highlighted areas where the club would benefit more from a business involvement and the large contact base that we could introduce in terms of additional sponsorship from other local companies.
"I am confident our contact base can help guide the club into a financial position whereby top players can be attracted and good pay deals offered."
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