Magic: The Gathering becomes the O's Official Gaming Partner for 2021/22

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Wizards of the Coast, creators of leading tabletop trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, today announced a partnership with Leyton Orient FC.

Magic: The Gathering’s compelling characters, fantastic worlds, and deep strategic gameplay have entertained and delighted fans for more than 25 years. Fans can experience Magic through the tabletop trading card game, as well as the digital game, Magic: The Gathering Arena. With more than 40 million fans to date, Magic is a worldwide phenomenon published in 11 languages in more than 70 countries.

Building on this huge success, Magic: The Gathering has now entered the realm of football as Leyton Orient FC’s Official Gaming and Back of Training Wear Sponsor. The O’s will have Magic: The Gathering trademarks and logos across their training wear kits for the 2021/22 season.

Brian Trunk, Sr. Director and Head of EMEA & LATAM, Wizards of the Coast, said: “We are so excited for Magic: The Gathering to be venturing into the realm of football this season. Leyton Orient is an ambitious and exciting club and a fantastic match for our drive to always push the boundaries to deliver the highest quality entertainment to our fans. We very much see this partnership as a winning combination!”

Josh Stephens, Leyton Orient’s Head of Commercial, said: “We are thrilled to be working with Magic: The Gathering this season. With strategy, logic and dedication being integral parts in both Magic and Leyton Orient game play, the partnership really is the perfect fit.”

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