Go Vauxhall sponsored teams were surprised by an international footballer when they visited Wembley Stadium for a tour of the home of English football. England and Arsenal star Kieran Gibbs was an unexpected guest on the tour as he surprised the team midway through their tour of the stadium. After the surprise the team were then given the chance to interview Gibbs in a Q&A hosted by Vauxhall Football’s Tubes, followed by team photos with the left back on Wembley Way. 10 teams are to be sponsored by Retailer Go Vauxhall through the successful Vauxhall Youth Programme. Cheryl Stibbs, Vauxhall Sponsorship Marketing Manager, said: “We’re delighted that all eight Go Vauxhall Retailers have registered with the Youth Programme. “It’s important that Vauxhall reaches out to the community through football and we’re pleased to be able to support the teams next season and provide them with the necessary kit they need. “
Go Vauxhall in Beckenham, Chislehurst, Crawley, Croydon, Edenbridge, Lewisham, Wimbledon and Sevenoaks have all signed up to the programme, which will support their local teams. Lisa Stevens, Vauxhall Business Development, said: “The involvement in the Vauxhall Youth Football Programme is a wonderful opportunity to be an integral part of the community and it was fair that each of our Go Dealerships become involved too. ”
She added: “This has given some of our youth teams a fabulous football kit that they may not have otherwise afforded. ”
The Youth Programme marks Vauxhall’s commitment to supporting the grass roots sport, alongside the official sponsorship of Home Nations football. I pay for essay unscrewed the lid and scooped out a mound with my knife, so that I could spread it on the banana. Over 170 Vauxhall Retailers have now joined by sponsoring one or more local teams. Being part of the Programme ensures that retailers can enter competitions for a chance of winning a visit from an international footballer and engage with their local community. The teams joining the programme through Go Vauxhall Retailers, include; Long Lane Panthers U12, Welling Wanderers U11, Oriel High School U16, Horsham Youth U14, Ifield Community College U18, Dutch Football Academy Wildcats U10, Nomads Football Club U16, Lewisham Islamic Football Club U13, Total Football Development Centre U13 and Sevenoak FC Girls U15.