Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Stadium Sponsorship costs not exact?

Stadium Sponsorship costs not exact?

I think we were all dissapointed with the cost of the naming rights deal totalling £500,000, but this might not be the exact price.

The Evening Post reports today that the stadium bosses are refusing to reveal the exact price they sold the naming rights for to Liberty Properties plc.

Instead they have given a 'ballpark figure' of around £500,000.

The local radio said that Communications Direct, another company in the running to seal the naming rights, offered in excess of £1,000,000 over 10 years but Councillor Clement said Liberty offered the most cash.

''It was the best net offer. It was an initial bid of five years, We expect the five years to become 10 years.''

The press conference also confirmed that Stadco are hoping to sponsor other elements of the stadium. ''We are still talking to interested parties,'' said Councillor Clement.

Mr Morris added: ''Our sponsorship is for the naming of the stadium and does not impinge on the stadium seeking other sponsors.''

Liberty's deal will last for 5 years but it is expected to be doubled. Council leader Chris Holley said a five-year-deal was the right one for the stadium because its value might increase and StadCo could get a better deal in the future.

What are your thoughts on the new Stadium name and the naming rights deal? Post your comments on this below.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday October 19 2005
Time: 3:45PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (24/4/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-0 home win against Stoke City

Limited Progress Made On Disabled Access

It's been reported that 13 Premier League clubs are still failing to provide the required number of wheelchair spaces for disabled supporters.

Stoke Win Brings Positive Feeling Back Says Clement

Swansea City boss Paul Clement says his side have some momentum again after a vital home win over Stoke City

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Stoke City
Suggested By:
Fabianski14%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
Fernandez4%
Kingsley0%
Britton45%
Ki0%
Carroll8%
Ayew25%
Llorente4%
Sigurdsson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W9
2.KevinE7
3.GThomas4
4.yugo233
5.Woody1
The Vital Football Members League