Aberdein Considine’s support of Scottish women’s football was showcased at the recent launch of the Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL) 2020 season at Hampden Park.
The launch of the league attracted considerable media attention including SKY BBC, and STV. The season runs from February to November, and two leagues of teams will compete for the top spots.
There is a focus on helping to develop a strong pathway for women to play and compete professionally, and the Scottish FA’s vision is to have 20,000 women and girls registered to play football by 2020.
Aberdein Considine has been a sponsor of St Johnstone Women’s Football Club since 2018 and has its logo displayed on both the home and away kits. The funding has helped the team to meet SWPL Criteria which is required to compete at Elite level.
St Johnstone WFC was formed from the original Jeanfield Swifts ladies team in early 2018.
Charlie Fraser, who is the Aberdein Considine Partner in Perth and also Vice-Chairman and Director with St Johnstone FC, worked closely with St Johnstone WFC General manager Steve Grossi to help develop the sponsorship package.
Charlie was also instrumental in introducing Jeanfield Swifts to St Johnstone.
Charlie said: “St Johnstone WFC play an important role in the local community and for the development of Scottish women’s football and it’s extremely rewarding to know that we have been able to help support their success.
We wish St Johnstone WFC and all the players, coaches and volunteers every success in the season ahead.”
As we look forward to our first home match in many months we are delighted to confirm that Aberdein Considine have continued their short sponsorship for the coming season. Our General Manager Steve Grossi commented “We actually received the news of Aberdein Considine’s partnership renewal just before the league launch in March. However we all know what happened after that ! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Charlie and his team for their continued support. They have been supporting us and therefore a huge part of what we have achieved for many years now. Charlie also often pops down to watch the team and is always very complimentary about how we are set up and how well we represent the club, and we appreciate that”.