LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM AND STAMFORD, CT, August 19, 2021 WWE and Enfield Town Football Club today announced that they have signed a one-year agreement that includes a first-of-its-kind partnership spanning the 2021/22 football season in the UK.
Anfield Town Football Club, known to Isthmian Football League Premier Division supporters, is known as’Townspeople, will officially wear NXT UK® on the shirts of their playing days, starting with their first home league match against Regent Brightlings on Saturday 21 August 2021. Enfield Town Football Club’s radical reputation in the football environment was formed when they became the first fan-owned football club in 2001. the country is a step widely adopted in the UK.
The 2021/22 Enfield Town Football Club jerseys were first unveiled online by Paul ‘Triple H’ Leveskom, Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Talent Development, in a video that can be watched here.
“The opening of the WWE UK Performance Center in 2019 meant that NXT UK’s roots are firmly rooted in Anfield, and through this partnership we are thrilled to continue to support the Anfield community,” said Michael Levine, WWE Vice President of International Affairs. “Enfield Town FC and WWE share an intrinsic value of putting fans at the center of everything we do, a vision of supporting the next generation of talent in sports and entertainment, and a goal of bringing smiles on our fans’ faces.”
Paul Reed, Chairman of Enfield Town Football Club, said: “For a fan-owned club looking to create a sense of community and fun in the area, having a partner with WWE greatness and spirit is truly special. Our vision is to ensure inclusiveness and equality for all, and to be the social hub of Anfield, and we welcome NXT UK as part of the family in our 20th year. ”
IN NXT UK The crest will appear on both the first team jerseys and the women’s reserve jerseys, which is a fitting way to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Enfield Town Football Club this year. NXT UK will also be visible in the branding around Queen Elizabeth II Stadium, various digital club venues and social events planned throughout the season.
NXT UK Showcases some of the brightest stars in the British WWE division including Walter, Ilya Dragunov, Meiko Satomura, Trent Seven and the youngest WWE singles champion Tyler Bate. NXT UK also began WWE careers for former Raw Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley, Tony Storm of SmackDown, and Pete Dunn of NXT and the Grizzled Young Veterans tag team.
Weekly releases NXT UK airs every Thursday at 8:00 p.m. PT on the WWE network, repeats on Friday at 10:00 p.m. UK standard time on BT Sport.
Summer Slam Live streaming from Las Vegas this Saturday, August 21st on Peacock in the US and WWE Network everywhere.
For more information visit www.etfc.london…