NEWTOWN Football will be sponsored by Nidec Drives for the upcoming 2024/25 season.

Nidec Drives is a global innovator and manufacturer of highly sophisticated variable speed drive products, and on top of this, the largest employer in mid Wales.

With a 20 year history of support and partnership between the club and the company, Nidec Drives is proud to underscore that it remains firmly committed to the local community, the development of grassroots football, and the provision of a sporting environment for the wellbeing of the people of Mid Wales.

Newtown AFC is one of the oldest football clubs in the UK.


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The club is a beacon of the community and an important base for its highly competitive first team, as well as a vital component in the provision of inclusive football development for all ages and abilities; making a positive impact on and off the pitch.

The club provides the local community with a centre for sport, education, and development, and promotes physical and mental wellbeing through the medium of football and other sporting activities.

The sponsorship of Nidec Drives ensures that Newtown AFC can continue its positive action through charitable support and engagement with the people of Newtown and beyond.

Nick Evans, chairman of Newtown AFC said: “The support from Nidec Drives to the club is vital to allow us to open the gates on a Saturday to our valued supporters.

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"To have a link to a company as well known in the local area as Nidec Drives, gives Newtown AFC a platform to offer opportunities to people of all backgrounds and deliver the services that they need.”

Sue Clark, Global Marketing Communications Manager at Nidec Drives added: “At Nidec Drives, we are proud to continue our sponsorship of Newtown AFC for their upcoming season.

"As a cornerstone of our community, Newtown AFC provides outstanding sporting facilities that promote health and well-being for people of all ages.

"Their commitment to fostering an inclusive community through sports and various activities aligns perfectly with our values. We sincerely hope that with the support of Nidec Drives, Newtown AFC will flourish in the Welsh Premiership and continue to build a strong community spirit by bringing local people together.”

As the 2024/25 season approaches, both Newtown AFC and Nidec Drives are gearing up for an exhilarating year of football, community engagement, and shared success.