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Slade Gets New Cap Deal

30 August 2013

Manager gets new sponsor for his iconic baseball caps

Tax advisory firm Westleton Drake, based in the City of London, will be the new sponsors of Leyton Orient Manager, Russell Slade’s iconic baseball cap in a deal that will see their logo displayed on his headwear during the 2013/14 season.

The O’s manager is currently the seventh longest serving manager in the Premier and Football League having been with the club for over three years. During that time he has become famed for wearing his baseball cap on the touchline on matchday’s and Managing Partner of Westleton Drake, Daniel Hyde, was more than happy to step up and have the company associated with the O’s boss.

He commented, “We are delighted to be involved in such an innovative sponsorship opportunity. The fans love to see Russell waving his hat to the crowd in response to their song, 'he’s got no hair but we don’t care,' so to put our name to his iconic baseball cap while supporting a football club with its local community at the heart of everything it does, is a great opportunity for our company and we look forward to a successful season being associated with this.”

The baseball cap sponsorship is part of a package that Westleton Drake have taken for the season with the O's which includes branding at the stadium as well as sponsoring a game and Commercial Manager, Tom Jeffes, was grateful for Westleton Drake's support saying, "Having been involved in sponsorship with the club for a number of years, we are grateful to Daniel and his team for their increased support of the football club and look forward to working with them over the coming season."

With offices in London and Geneva, Westleton Drake provide tax advice to a diverse portfolio of clients from a variety of backgrounds, including high net worth families, expatriate employees, entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. For more information visit the website www.westletondrake.com.


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