Armstrong Watson, an accountancy, business, and financial advisory firm, has partnered with Cumbria Football Academy.

As part of the partnership, Armstrong Watson has sponsored the academy and presented tracksuits, adorned with the firm's logo, to the youth players.

The presentation was conducted at Armstrong Watson's Carlisle headquarters.

Cumbria Football Academy offers an opportunity for talented footballers from Cumbria's grassroots teams.

By offering weekly training, regular matches against other academies, and an exclusive programme for goalkeepers, they aim to nurture and promote footballing talent from the region.

Paul Dickson, CEO and Managing Partner of Armstrong Watson, said: “We are delighted to partner with Cumbria Football Academy and support their fantastic work in nurturing the next generation of footballers in our region.

“We are impressed by the academy’s vision and approach, and we hope that our sponsorship will help them achieve their goals and aspirations. We look forward to following the progress and success of the academy’s teams and players, and we wish them all the best for the future.”

Andy Millburn, Director of Cumbria Football Academy, said: “We are very grateful to Armstrong Watson for their generous sponsorship and their interest in our academy.

“We are proud to wear the tracksuits and represent the proud AW brand on and off the pitch. We appreciate their recognition and encouragement of our efforts to provide the best possible opportunities and environment for our players to develop and excel.

"We hope that this partnership will be beneficial and enjoyable for both parties, and we thank them for their support and generosity.”