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New York, NY – New York City FC has partnered with Bob’s Discount Furniture, the leading furniture retailer dedicated to untouchable value, making Bob’s the official furniture store of the Club.
As part of the partnership, Bob’s will help fans digitally engage with the Club they love by sponsoring a fan-favorite social media series, now called the “NYCFC Play of the Month Presented by Bob’s Discount Furniture.” Bob’s will also receive stadium assets for all locally broadcast regular season home matches and have a presence on the Club’s website and digital newsletter. NYCFC adds to Bob’s robust list of professional team official sponsorships.
Jon Patricof, President of New York City FC said:
“We are very pleased about our partnership with Bob’s Discount Furniture. Bob’s has a long history of investing in professional sports and we are looking forward to working with them to bring our fans closer to the Club with engaging social content.”
Steve Nesle, CMO of Bob’s Discount Furniture, continued:
“We are excited to partner with New York City Football Club for the upcoming season. This partnership will allow us to connect with more fans in the New York area with in-game activations and through the Clubs social channels.”
About New York City FC
New York City Football Club is an American professional soccer team based in New York City that competes in Major League Soccer. It was announced as the league's twentieth franchise on May 21, 2013 and is the first and only Major League Soccer Club located within the five boroughs of New York City. Majority owned by City Football Group, which includes Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC and Yokohama F. Marinos, New York City FC plays its home games at Yankee Stadium, which is also home to minority owner, the New York Yankees.
New York City FC is embarking on its third season in 2017 and has former US National Team captain Claudio Reyna as its Sporting Director and former World Cup winner Patrick Vieira as its coach, in addition to Designated Players David Villa, Andrea Pirlo and Maxi Moralez.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Bob’s Discount Furniture provides a wide variety of quality furnishings – including living room furniture, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture, office furniture and home accents – at everyday low prices. The stores also offer a unique and enjoyable shopping experience featuring cafes in each store with free gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies and candy. Since 1991, Bob’s has built strong customer loyalty by offering the highest-value home furnishings at the lowest possible prices. With 83 furniture stores located throughout New England, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin, the Manchester, Conn.-based company has become the 15th-largest U.S. furniture chain and proudly holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Bob’s is committed to supporting communities where its stores are located through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 15 years. In addition, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. The company donates more than $2.5 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit Bob's Cares, follow us on Twitter @MyBobs and on Facebook.