CEFO back the Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to confirm CEFO Group as the club’s main and kit sponsor.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 10:42 am
Blyth Spartans FC.
Blyth Spartans FC.

CEFO is an independent private equity investment group, specialising in growing market-leading businesses from existing owner-managed companies and new formed enterprises.

The group’s portfolio encompasses highly entrepreneurial organisations driven by strong leadership across multiple sectors including engineering, fabrication, offshore, maritime, automotive, construction and cybersecurity.

With an extensive fabrication facility based in the Northeast of England, CFS also operates from strategic quayside and Port locations throughout the UK, including the Port of Blyth.

A client-focussed and innovative approach to delivering successful projects ensures that CFS remains ahead of the curve in meeting the operational needs of their clients.

John Wood CEO, CEFO Group said: “As the owner of CFS, we are absolutely delighted to extend our relationship as main sponsor of Blyth Spartans.

“As a business with strong North East community values, we believe that it is important to put something back into the community in which we operate. Football is at the heart of the community, and we are delighted to play out part in supporting football here in Blyth.”

John concluded: “People make Blyth Spartans the fantastic club that it is. From the loyal supporter who pays his entrance at the gate every game, through to the many volunteers who give up their time to help run the club, I applaud you!

“It has been a long time coming but we are looking forward to the start of the season and an exciting campaign for Michael and the lads!”.

Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans said: “We are extremely grateful to both The CEFO Group and CFS for their continued commitment and support, especially in these difficult and challenging times.

“It was particularly pertinent that CEO, John Wood came forward, without hesitation, to financially support the club as the main club sponsor.

"This bares testimony to John and his management teams’ support and involvement in the club and with the local community.”