Surrey FA announced in November, 2016 that Specsavers were to become our headline sponsor on an initial two year deal. The partnership sees Surrey FA join forces with one of the largest commercial brands in the UK and a rebranding of the Surrey Senior Cup to the Specsavers Surrey Senior Cup from 2016-18.
Dan Smithard (above right) of Specsavers Leatherhead upon the announcement commented: “On behalf of my Specsavers colleagues, we are thrilled to support The Surrey FA. Their dedication to impact the health and wellbeing of families across Surrey and London is commendable and we are honoured to play our part to further facilitate their great work.”
“Specsavers is a brand that protects and cares for everyone’s eye and hearing health. From childhood right through to adulthood and retirement, we pride ourselves on offering a professional service at all times. It is going to be a pleasure for us to work with The Surrey FA, jointly sharing our shared values around family health and being active in each of our stores’ local communities.”
Caroline McRoyall, Chief Executive Officer at Surrey FA, added: “Specsavers sponsorship illustrates their commitment to the progression and development of grassroots football in Surrey. The partnership aligns with our values of excellence, inclusion and innovation and over the course of the next two seasons both Surrey FA and Specsavers hope that the partnership will continue to provide football for all in Surrey.”
Surrey FA would like to extend our thanks to the below stores for their commitment and support as part of this partnership between Specsavers and ourselves.
Walton on Thames
Specsavers Optical Group Limited, a company incorporated and registered in Guernsey, is seen as champion of the National Health Service – of its 17.3m customers in the UK, 60% are from the NHS and the company is the largest provider of free NHS digital hearing aids. Specsavers is also the largest employer of registered optometrists and dispensing opticians (around 3,500) in the UK. All Specsavers’ opticians are registered with the General Optical Council so customers can rest assured that their eyes are tested and their glasses prescribed by fully qualified and registered practitioners. To find out more please click here.