Southampton FC appoint Delete to lead Digital Transformation
Delete are delighted to announce we've scored our first Premier League football club!The Premier League club, also known as Saints, will work in collaboration with Delete to develop a digital transformation strategy focused on increasing fan engagement within the UK and internationally. As part of the agreement Delete will create a range of new digital consumer touchpoints, across multiple channels, focused on driving a better experience for the club's fans and awareness of the Southampton FC brand at an international level.
Southampton FC’s partnership with Delete comes as part of a busy summer for the club, which has seen Saints form significant new brand partnerships including a seven year kit deal with Under Armour and the appointment of Virgin Media as its new main club sponsor.
“The nature of the ever-changing digital media landscape meant that we were looking for an agency that, like ourselves, are not afraid to think outside the box and challenge the norm. Throughout the pitch process Delete showed a great understanding of our brand and digital ambitions, as well as how we can best serve our supporters whilst remaining true to our core values.” James Kennedy, Head of Marketing, Southampton FC
“Southampton FC has big ambitions to build on their recent success with the growth of their brand internationally. Our focus will be to bring fresh innovation to the club’s digital communications - ensuring they harness the full potential digital can have on their commercial performance and to the progression of the Saints FC brand globally and at home. We are fully committed to ensuring we achieve this mission over the coming years.” Tom Dougherty, Partner, Delete
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