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West Ham United is delighted to announce the largest partnership deal in its history, renewing the agreement with Betway as the Club’s principal partner.
Leading online bookmaker Betway has been the Hammers’ principal partner for four years, since 2015, and the ongoing success of the partnership has led to the new long-term deal being finalised.
In that time, the Club and Betway have worked hand-in-hand to bring supporters closer to their heroes, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Photo: Anthony Werkman, CEO Betway with David Gold
Initiatives like the Betway Academy, Betway Fan Taxi and West Ham Supermarket Sweep show Betway’s commitment to understanding the emotions and bonds that Hammers fans have with their Club, and this is something supporters can expect more of with the partnership extension. Continue reading...
David Gold and his partner Lesley Manning celebrated another successful Garden Open Day which they host annually in April at their surrey home, The Chalet. Having raised over £20,000 in recent years in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice, this years’ Garden Open Day was celebrated with beautiful spring sunshine and entertainment running throughout the day. Visitors of all ages thoroughly enjoyed themselves, whilst raising money for a very worthy cause.
Thank you to everyone that came and to all the wonderful volunteers who helped to make the Garden Open Day such a success! Continue reading...
Last month West Ham United Joint-Chairman David Gold expressed his delight at the opening of the new Academy facility at the iconic Chadwell Heath training ground and emphasised the club’s continued commitment to investing in its future.
Legendary Academy graduates Sir Trevor Brooking, Brian Dear, Alvin Martin, Tony Cottee and club captain Mark Noble were joined by recent graduates Declan Rice and Grady Diangana at the official opening of the new facilities on 2nd April 2019.
The improvement is part of the Board’s wider strategy around the growth and development of the Club at all levels, including a £10m minimum investment across training facilities, of which £4m which is on this phase at Chadwell Heath. Continue reading...
The TalkEasyTrust, in association with Mental Health Research UK (MHRUK) is delighted to announce that it is planning to hold a flash mob on Sunday 19th January in at 2pm in Trafalger Square, in order to raise awareness of depression and SAD, primarily focussed around the concept of “Blue Monday” – historically the most depressing day of the year.
MHRUK is once again hosting Blooming Monday in order to help break down the continuing stigma attached to mental illness. One in four people will have some form of mental illness in their lives. Continue reading...
The Talk Easy Trust is holding its launch event on the 10th May at Carshalton Athletic. Gates will be open at 6pm and game kicks off at 7pm. It will be a football match John Fisher Staff 11 Vs Carshalton Boys Staff 11. There will be many special guests who include David Gold (Owner of West Ham United Football Club), Tom Brake (MP Carshalton and Wallington), Simon Osbourn and Ryan Innis.
Mr Gold says:
“I am delighted to be there to support The Talk Easy Trust. I believe it is very important for students of all ages to be able to talk to both students and teachers when needed.
Last night the Bickley Restaurant in Chislehurst played host to the latest in a series of fundraising dinners held to raise £30,000 to purchase a minibus for the Charlton Upbeats, a project for young people with Down’s syndrome, run by the Trust.
David and Vanessa Gold were the guest speakers last night and were a big hit with the packed audience.
Trust Vice Chairman Peter Varney, said, ‘It was a brilliant evening and David and Vanessa were informative and witty and you could tell how much the audience enjoyed listening to them so much so that we overran. Continue reading...
Football Must Get Its House In Order
Posted by: David Gold, Chairman West Ham United
Top-level football in this country is on the brink of diving into the financial abyss.
An alarming statement, you might say, but if someone told you 12 months ago that Glasgow Rangers, one of the biggest clubs in the world, was in desperate danger of being broken down and dismantled, you may have found that even more alarming.
The truth is the English Barclays Premier League, despite all of its riches, is spending far more than it earns. Continue reading...