Following the recent additions of Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur, Fermata will now also represent Fulham Football Club, Newcastle United Football Club, Norwich City Football Club, Queens Park Rangers Football Club and Swansea City Association Football Club for licensing in North America.
“We are excited to align with these iconic football clubs,” said Scott Bouyack, co-founder, Fermata Partners. “The decision-makers at each of these clubs have shown great foresight in supporting the model we aim to create, and will be important partners for us in building the foundation for growing the business opportunity in North America.”
The London-based Fulham Football Club is currently competing in The Championship division of English football. Fulham has also been home to several members of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team including
Newcastle United, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is a current member of the Premier League. The Magpies have enjoyed a colorful and successful history and have been a member of the Premier League for all but two years of the league’s existence.
The Canaries of Norwich City FC are current members of The Championship division, after spending the previous three campaigns in the Premier League. The Canaries are currently competing at the top of the table for promotion back to the Premier League for the 2015/16 season.
Queens Park Rangers, also based in London, earned promotion to the Premier League at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season, with a thrilling 1-0 win in the playoff final. QPR is currently competing in its seventh season in the Premier League, and its third season of the past four, marking what Ranger supporters hope to be the beginning stages of a long run in the top flight.
Finally, beginning with the 2011/12 season, Swansea City AFC became the first club based in Wales to compete in the Premier League. The Jacks, as they are called, have become a fixture in the top division of English soccer. The club currently stands in the top 10 in the Premier League table, which will secure 2015/16 as their fifth straight season in the Premier League.
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