Providing independent consulting, marketing, sponsorship and advertising for EFL and National League Football Clubs
UK Football Solutions is an Independent Football Consultancy and Advertising, Sponsorship and Marketing Agency for EFL Clubs and National League Clubs; we can also help with clubs at a lower level or in the League of Wales. UK Football Solutions has a proven track record in all forms of football administration and operations and can help your club recover from the difficulties of COVID-19 as clubs begin to prepare for the future.
Founded by James Watts in December 2020, UK Football Solutions provides over 10 years’ experience in the football industry. James was a member of the Newport County AFC Supporters Trust Board for 12 months before joining the club as Commercial Manager in 2012 where he spent over 5 years in which time the club moved to a new ground and got promoted to the Football League.
Following his time at Newport County AFC where the club won promotion to the EFL and witnessed a large increase in commercial revenue, James joined Phoenix club Hereford FC in 2017 as General Manager. In that time the club set a record attendance, record performance in the FA Cup and won promotion from the Southern League Premier where Hereford FC were crowned champions.
James has experiences in setting up two separate academy structures and two community departments at two separate football clubs. This has included obtaining grants, sponsorship and staff recruitment.
As well as having experience in operational and commercial activities, James also possesses qualifications in being a football agent, being a football scout and coaching; he has a history of coaching children in the age 6-10 age group where he has identified numerous players who have moved on to academies of EFL and Premier League clubs.
Managing Director of UK Football Solutions James Watts has the following achievements in the football industry over the past decade whilst working at Newport County AFC and Hereford FC: –
32 Red Headline Sponsor at Newport County AFC
Maintained and Increased Retail Revenue during COVID-19
Mr Tom Headline Sponsor at Newport County AFC
Creation of Community Department at Newport County AFC
Headline Sponsorship Deal for County in the Community
Development of Training Ground in Newport
Driving force involved in the takeover of Newport County AFC by the Supporters Trust
325% rise in Commercial Revenue over five years at Newport County AFC
168% rise in Headline Sponsorship over five years at Newport County AFC
Central Roofing Headline Sponsor at Hereford FC
Digital Screen Installation secured at Hereford FC
Dawley’s Headline Sponsor at Hereford FC
Creation of Hereford FC Academy
Creation of Hereford FC DSA
Creation of Hereford FC Community
Stand Sponsorship secured at Hereford FC
Implementation of new ticketing system at Hereford FC
Implementation of yearly concert at Hereford FC
Adidas became teamwear partner of Hereford FC
Organised and hosted Jeff Stelling Dinner
71% rise in Commercial Revenue over three years at Hereford FC
50% rise in Headline Sponsorship over three years at Hereford FC
Created and implemented a new hospitality set up at Newport County AFC
Secured national and international sponsorship during cup runs at two separate clubs
Organised and hosted Lee Sharpe Dinner
Organised and hosted Newport County AFC Race Day at Chepstow Racecourse
Organised and hosted Hereford FC Race Day at Hereford Racecourse
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