The Spartans Football Club and FNZ Extend Partnership for Women’s and Girl’s Football

The Spartans Football Club is delighted to announce that its Scottish Women’s Premier League and Girls age group teams have agreed a new sponsorship deal with FNZ, the global wealth management platform, for at least the next two seasons.


The sponsorship, which is being announced during the Scottish Women and Girls in Sport
week, builds on the existing support that FNZ has provided the Spartans youth teams over
the last two years and now extends to the Women’s first team.


FNZ’s sponsorship will ensure that all women’s teams – from the 1st XI through to the age
grade teams (10-18 years old) – will benefit from top class sports facilities and will wear FNZ
on their playing and training kit.


The teams will continue to play and train at Spartans’ Ainslie Park complex, which has
superb facilities and will this week host the Women’s Under 19 European Championship
qualifying tournament involving Spain, Finland, Switzerland and Scotland.


In addition, many of FNZ’s 1,000 Edinburgh based employees will volunteer their skills and
expertise to help create STEM activities and projects for community members with
additional educational initiatives such as career development guidance, interview training,
CV development and financial technology mentoring.


Craig Graham MBE, Chairman of Spartans Football Club, commented: “We are delighted to
announce our partnership with FNZ. As one of our largest local employers we are very
grateful for their investment. It will really help us meet the demand for growth in our Girls
section and for them to have fun in their football journey.”


“The investment also helps us maintain a high-performance environment for our Women’s
team through an enhanced approach to sports science and individual development. Our
positive start to the season has certainly been helped with the investment we have been
able to make into addition technical coaching, performance analysis and our elite
performance Macron kit. Quite simply the partnership gives so many opportunities to
enable our players and coaches to be the best they can be.”


Kris Love, FNZ Group Chief Financial Officer said: “We are delighted to have extended our
support with the Spartans Football Club and to help grow women’s and girl’s sport across


“Our ambition is to create a culture for growth, one that opens up limitless opportunities for
our employees and the communities we serve. As a highly diverse company, we are hugely
proud of the impact we are making both globally and locally, and we’re delighted that we’re
able to extend this sponsorship to inspire people to make an impact and excel in the things
they care about.”


“What sets Spartans apart is its social enterprise model of investing profits into the local
north Edinburgh community. Our partnership with them enables us to support a community
we care about and helps bring much-needed and much-deserved support to women and
girl’s football.”