Fortitude Communications sponsors Oxford City Football Club youth team

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Fortitude Communications will be the official front of shirt sponsor of Oxford City Football Club’s U11’s team next season as part of our community values.

We have also been formally appointed the Official Communications and Video Partners of our clients Ignite Sport UK and Velocity Football. As part of the partnership the Fortitude logo will appear on the front of the U11’s away shirts next season. Fortitude has also joined Oxford City Football Club’s growing Business Club. 

Fortitude provides communications, video, content, media relations and social media services to Ignite Sport UK and Velocity Football. We also provide strategic communications counsel to Oxford City FC.

Education and sport 


Ignite Sport UK is a registered training provider for sport and education qualifications, working in further education, apprenticeships, and adult education. Velocity Football is a full-time education programme for 16 to 23 year olds that aspire towards a career in sport. Delivered in partnership with Virtual Learning UK, Velocity Football’s BTEC, Higher National Certificate (HNC), and Higher National Diploma (HND) courses provide students with the education, experience and opportunities to follow a career in sport. 

Growing partnership


Justin Merritt, Oxford City Football Club director, said: Fortitude is a fantastic Oxford based business and are a superb addition to our growing business club. There are so many great businesses in Oxfordshire and Fortitude are the Go-To guys to help them build their reputation and brand awareness. 

We are pleased to take our growing partnership with Fortitude to new levels. This is an exciting time at Oxford City FC and we are looking forward to further developing our community based partnerships.” 

Louise Merritt, Operations Director at Ignite Sport UK, said: Fortitude are a key delivery partner and have made a real difference to our communications. We are pleased to take the partnership to the next level as businesses that all share strong community values.”

Community values


Greig Box Turnbull, of Fortitude Communications added: We are passionate about our community and sport and enjoy working with Ignite Sport UK and Velocity Football. 

Therefore, strengthening the partnership and giving back at grassroots level alongside joining the business community was a natural progression for us. 

We are looking forward to building on our partnership and playing an active role in the every-growing success of Ignite, Velocity and Oxford City.”

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