Newcastle United confirm new partnership and training kit sponsor

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The Magpies have announce a new partnership as they continue to strengthen their links off the pitch.

Newcastle United have confirmed sports travel experts and Destination Sport Travel have become their latest commercial partners.

The UK-based company will now become the Magpies official travel supplier and will offer official ticket and hotel deals for all United home fixtures.  Their partnership will also extend to Newcastle United Women’s side as they become their official training kit sponsor.

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The partnership was confirmed less than 24 hours after the Magpies confirmed the appointment of Peter Silverstone as their new chief commercial officer after he spent time working in the same role at Premier League rivals Arsenal.

Magpies’ Head of Commercial, Dale Aitchison told the club website: “Partnering with and Destination Sport Travel encompasses all areas of the Newcastle United as it will play a significant role in the growth of our women’s team as well as supplying travel for our men’s team, whilst also offering travel packages to our supporters. It’s an agreement that brings all areas of the football club together.

“With supporters from all locations, it is great to be able to offer a one-stop shop for fans looking to travel to games at St. James’ Park with travel, accommodation and match tickets all in one place.”

Rob Slawson, Managing Director of and Destination Sport Travel, said: “We’re delighted to announce a multi-year partnership with Newcastle United encompassing team and business travel, plus official ticket and hotel breaks for supporters.

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“From a team and business travel perspective, our Destination Sport Travel staff have a long-standing relationship with the club having delivered for them over many years including this summer’s pre-season trips to Austria, Germany and Portugal.

“Equally, we’re looking forward to adding official Newcastle United ticket and hotel breaks to our growing portfolio of football match breaks. Newcastle is a fantastic city destination in its own right, plus a special place to watch football. We’re sure these packages will be in high demand from Magpies supporters around the world.

“As a company, we’re committed to supporting the growth of women’s sport so will be proud to see the logo appear on the training kits of Newcastle United Women.”

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