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Ipswich Town FC and MSC UK Extend Partnership: A Continued Journey of Success.

Roger Hampel

Ipswich Town MSC
Ipswich Town MSC

Key Highlights of the Extended Partnership:

  • Primary Partner Status: MSC will continue sponsoring first-team training and bench wear.

  • Support for Girls’ Academy: The extended deal ensures ongoing support for the ITFC Girls’ Academy Elite Training Centre.

  • Local Community Impact: MSC, headquartered in Ipswich, strengthens its connection with the club and community.

Ipswich Town Football Club is excited to announce the extension of its partnership with Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Ltd (MSC UK) for an additional season. This extension solidifies MSC UK's status as a Primary Partner of the club until the summer of 2027, reinforcing an already thriving collaboration that will see the company continue its sponsorship of the club's first-team training and bench wear.

Since initially joining forces two seasons ago, MSC UK has also supported the ITFC Girls’ Academy Elite Training Centre, playing a pivotal role in nurturing young talent. Originally signed until the end of the 2025/26 season, this enhanced partnership will now last through the 2026/27 campaign, showcasing MSC UK's unwavering commitment to Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town MSC

Town CEO Mark Ashton expressed his delight over the extended partnership, stating, “We are thrilled to have further strengthened our partnership with MSC. The Club is proud to partner with such a strong, local business that shares many of our values, and we are excited to work together for an extended period under this enhanced agreement.”

Andy Wooldridge, Town’s Commercial Director, echoed Ashton’s sentiments, adding, “The fact that one of our major partners has extended its association with the Club so early is a testament to the progress made over the last season. Our valued partners are crucial to our continued growth, and we’re thrilled to work with MSC for an additional year.”

Dan Everitt, Managing Director of MSC, praised the collaboration, saying, “Our partnership with Ipswich Town has gone from strength to strength, much like the fantastic team performances on the pitch. As a global company headquartered in Ipswich, we're incredibly proud to extend our relationship with the Club and the local community.”

MSC is a global leader in shipping and logistics, providing trusted transportation and shipping solutions to companies worldwide. Their UK head office is located in Ipswich, and with over 850 staff members, MSC remains one of Suffolk’s largest employers.

This partnership reflects a shared vision between MSC UK and Ipswich Town FC, one that continues to grow and prosper. Together, they aim to elevate football's reach and impact while nurturing the local community through sport.

Source:  Ipswich Town Football Club


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