Prenton Park

Next Game

Tranmere v Bolton

Friday, 25 July 2014, 19:30

Friendly Match

Spotland Stadium

Last Game

Rochdale 0 - 2 Bolton

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 19:45

Friendly Match

Bolton ditch QuickQuid deal

Bolton Wanderers have announced that they will not be entering into a sponsorship agreement with payday loan company QuickQuid.

Last Updated: 07/06/13 at 13:10 Post Comment

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

The Championship club unveiled QuickQuid as their potential backers last week, but the decision caused an outcry in the local area.

As a result of the feedback from fans and discussions with several local and national politicians, the Wanderers board have changed their minds and the club will now be backed by FibrLec.

FibrLec are a new Bolton-based sustainable energy company that specialises in commercialising the University of Bolton's innovative smart materials and their logo will appear on the club's match kit and training wear for the next two years.

A statement on the club's website read: "The club is proud of its place in the local community and has worked tirelessly for a considerable time to build relationships across a wide spectrum of community projects.

"In particular the successful education programmes, which have seen over 350 students pass through the club in the last two years, and the continued exceptional work of the club's Community Trust.

"Whilst we anticipated some negative responses from the initial agreement, we underestimated the adverse reaction to the sector of business in which the sponsor operated.

"We undertook significant research into QuickQuid and were satisfied that they were a regulated and responsible lender."

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside added: "We don't want our commercial relationships to come between us and our community, and neither does QuickQuid."

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e made his power play to try and get Sheikhy to raise his wages or trade him to PSG. PSG were probably not interested and he is stuck with no cake and no vacation. @Jay_D> Surely you jest about FFP being real, right? All Platini is doing is making billionaries pay measly fines, so he and his cronies can get rich. If a fool can pay 50 mil for David Luiz, he will happily pay some fine to UEFA. FFP has failed as for it to succeed UEFA had to take it...

Synergy
Toure: I am staying with City

G

uess we can expect Toure's explanation of his behaviour around the same time Pete Townshend publishes his book then.

ceeps
Toure: I am staying with City

D

amn you Yaya, don't scare me like that! I only ate the icing. I didn't eat the soft and scrumptious middle - I will buy you another cake!

MCFC87
Toure: I am staying with City

Footer 365

Transfer news: Fulham sign midfielder Adil Chihi on free transfer

Fulham have signed Morocco international Adil Chihi on a one-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months.

Premier League: Darron Gibson makes Everton comeback after nine months out with cruciate injury

Darron Gibson made his comeback after nine months out with a serious knee injury in Everton's friendly against Tranmere.

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool will move on without Luis Suarez

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists there is no bad blood between the club and the outgoing Luis Suarez.

Mail Box

Defending Woodward With Perspective

One Mailer is telling us to hold fire on our Woodward criticism, whilst we also have some wonderful PFA Team of The year geekery, a well done to Vieira and much more...

Why The Obsession Over The Captaincy?

Asks the morning mailbox, before hastily returning to the debate over who should replace Steven Gerrard. Plus, thoughts on Ed Woodward's spending plans and more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property