Meerkat Family Stand to be unveiled at pre-season home game on 19th July.
Peterborough-based comparethemarket.com is pleased to announce a sponsorship deal with Peterborough United Football Club which will see the South Stand at the Weston Homes Stadium rebranded as the Meerkat Family Stand in a nod to the company’s famous advertising characters.
Ready for the 2022/23 season, the new branding for the Meerkat Family Stand, which holds 4,500 spectators, is set to be unveiled at the first home pre-season game on 19th July 2022.
The local firm is taking over the five-year sponsorship from the business’s holding company BGL Group. Launched in 2006, comparethemarket.com has grown rapidly to become one of the UK’s most-loved price comparison websites. The company is passionate about helping people make great financial decisions and save money by comparing prices for insurance, money and utility products.
Caroline Raines, director at comparethemarket.com, said: “We’re thrilled to unveil the Meerkat Family Stand and to continue our long-term partnership with Peterborough United Football Club. As one of the biggest employers in the area, we’re committed to making a difference to the local community and are proud to be sponsoring our local club. We wish Posh the best of luck for the season!”
Posh Commercial Manager Alex Harris said: “As a much-loved brand with its home in the heart of Peterborough, we’re delighted to partner with comparethemarket.com and rename the South Stand the ‘Meerkat Family Stand’. We look forward to continuing our partnership with comparethemarket.com who, as part of the BGL Group, have been a huge supporter of the club for many years.”