Media Release: Falkirk ‘Bairns’ get new shirt sponsor


LEADING Scottish law firm, Russel+Aitken, has just signed a sponsorship deal with Falkirk FC’s Under-19 team, which will see its name on the shirts of our leading footballers of the future.

The deal was announced by Falkirk FC’s managing director, George Craig, at the club’s Academy Fundraising Dinner on Friday 4 March.

George said: “We’re delighted to have the support of Russel+Aitken, a leading Scottish law firm which was founded in Falkirk almost two centuries ago.

“The deal demonstrates the firm’s commitment to the town, and to investing in our youngsters and footballers of the future.

“It’s a tough economic climate, but investment like this from the local community allows us to look ahead and continue to grow.”

Karen McLachlan, managing partner at Russel+Aitken, comments: “As a firm, we’re very committed to supporting our local community.

“Many of our long-standing clients, and staff, are fans of the club and we’re really proud to be in a position to offer this support to the Under-19 squad. We hope it will allow the club to achieve its goals, both on and off the pitch.”

The Under-19 team is part of The Falkirk Academy, which has elite development squads starting from age ten.

“The academy is now regarded as among the best in Scotland, following the production of a lengthy list of graduates and youth international players. It has been awarded Performance Club Status by the Scottish Football Association in each of the last five seasons and continues to rise from strength to strength.”

Russel+Aitken was founded in Falkirk in 1818.

Today, it has offices in Falkirk, Alloa, Denny and Edinburgh and aims to be one of the most progressive firms in central Scotland.

The firm offers comprehensive legal advice to private and business clients throughout from its core service areas of commercial, court, conveyancing, estate agency and private client work including wills, trusts and executries.

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