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Stagecoach East Midlands announces sponsorship of Birchwood Colts Junior Football Team

14 Nov 2017

Birchwood Colts
  • Stagecoach East Midlands announces headline sponsorship of Birchwood Colts
  • The bus operator will sponsor the club’s boys’ under 9s team in Lincoln
  • Stagecoach logo features prominently on custom uniforms for 2017/18 season
  • Stagecoach is proud to support community projects and groups


Stagecoach East Midlands has today announced its sponsorship of Birchwood Colts Junior Football Team in Lincoln.


The transport operator is the headline sponsor for the boys under 9s Birchwood Colts Junior Football team 2017/18 season. Stagecoach East Midlands will be supporting the team, who regularly play in the Mid Lincs league.


The community grass roots club has new custom shirts for the season, which proudly display the Stagecoach East Midlands’s logo.


Joe Gray, Team Manager at Birchwood Colts JFC, said: “We are delighted to announce that Stagecoach East Midlands are the headline sponsor for this season. Football is an extremely popular sport for all ages and as a club trying to provide youngsters with opportunities to get out, exercise and embrace their passion for football we welcome the support shown from Stagecoach.”


“We are a not-for-profit sports club and so we rely on our sponsors to keep the club running. It’s companies like Stagecoach that allow us to carry on providing access to a fun sport within our local community.”   


The club is entering its 50th year and is an FA Charter Standard Community Club based in the heart of Lincoln on the Birchwood Housing Estate. Providing the opportunity to play league football to both boys and girls from the age of 6 to 16. The Club also has informal connections with Everton and Arsenal Premier Football Clubs.


Michelle Hargreaves, Managing Director of Stagecoach East Midlands, said: “Stagecoach is proud to announce our support for the Birchwood Colts Junior Football Team. As a company, we strive to support the communities that we work in and recognise the importance of helping community teams, like the Birchwood Colts, thrive.”


For more information about the Birchwood Colts, visit  and for more information about Stagecoach East Midlands, visit


Stagecoach East Midlands is proud to sponsor local community youth groups and projects.