Merthyr Town Football Club are delighted to have secured an exciting new partnership deal ahead of the 2021/22 Southern League Premier South season.
Line of Duty’s Vicky McClure and her fiancée, Filmmaker, Times columnist and TalkSPORT presenter Jonny Owen are the new sponsors of Merthyr Town FC’s shorts for the coming season.
The couples Production Company ‘BYO Films’ will have pride of place on the Martyrs home, away and third kit shorts for the 2021/22 season.
The couple have strong ties to the Welsh club with Jonny having grown up in the Valleys town.
Speaking on the deal, they said: “We are delighted to have the name of our new production company on the Merthyr players shorts. We both love the town and are passionate supporters of grass roots football. We wish the manager and the team every success this season and look forward to coming down when we can to cheer on the Martyrs”.
The club added: “It is huge for us to get such high-profile supporters sponsoring the club. Vicky is one of most loved actors in the country and Jonny is a hugely respected figure in the game. He is a Merthyr boy who has never forgotten his roots. He grew up as a fan with a strong family connection to the club and he’s also helped us with several new sponsors for this coming season and we are hugely grateful to him for that. His Fiancée Vicky McClure has been to Penydarren Park and we can’t wait to welcome them both when they come and see us.”