The Edinburgh Wolves are delighted to announce that FanDuel have agreed to become sponsors of the club and will contribute a five figure sum as part of the agreement.
Head Coach Don Edmonston “The Edinburgh Wolves are delighted to get the opportunity to work with a company such as FanDuel.
“This deal will ensure that all 4 wolves teams, youth, junior, senior and women’s, will receive new uniforms and we will be able to purchase new helmets also. The ability to carry team stock enables us to remove affordability as a barrier that may stop people from trying the sport.
“As far as I believe this is the largest sponsorship deal in american football in Scotland, it’s now our responsibility to ensure that the money is used for maximum benefit. New uniforms, field equipment, footballs, film resources are just a few of the things that we will be able to provide.
“The sponsorship shows that Fanduel have a lot of faith in the Edinburgh Wolves and could not have come at a better time, with our promotion in 2015, as we prepare to follow up on our best ever season and make strides to improve on it.
“We would like to thank Cameron and everyone at Fanduel and we hope to bring more people into the sport and provide them a positive and winning experience.”
FanDuel, founded in 2009 in Edinburgh introduced the one-day fantasy sports concept in the US and now has 80% of this fast growing market with over 1 million active paying players. Offering; both free and paid, private and public leagues for football, baseball, basketball and hockey – FanDuel posted revenue figures of $37million for the fourth quarter of 2014..
Speaking of the partnership with Edinburgh Wolves, Cameron Boal, FanDuel Partnership Director said; “We are delighted to be able to sponsor the Edinburgh Wolves as we have been impressed with the work they do to encourage involvement in American football at all levels and across all ages.
“There is an obvious compatability as we offer one-day fantasy sports contests in the US – focusing on football, baseball, basketball and hockey and the Edinburgh Wolves are setting the standard for the growing American football scene here in the UK.”