Date: 15th July 2013 at 9:35pm
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Global pizza chain Papa John’s were today unveiled as the new pizza sponsors of the Football League.

Richard Heaselgrave, chief commercial officer for The Football League, said: “This is a partnership that will be really popular with fans. Like our clubs, Papa John`s are located in towns and cities across the country and they will reach out to supporters with a range of promotions and tailor made offers.

“We`re delighted to be working with a growing brand that has a proven track record in sports sponsorship over in the US where it is a long-term partner of the NFL and a number of its teams.”

Meanwhile, Andrew Gallagher, Papa John`s marketing director, described The Football League as “the world`s original League football competition” and explained that it was now in its 125th Anniversary year.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for us to share our passion with those football fans that may not be familiar with Papa John`s Pizza. It comes at a very successful time for us as a business, as we continue to expand throughout the country and drive awareness of the fantastic brand that is Papa John`s,” he added.