News and views
As one of the most high-profile businesses in the finance sector, we attract a broad range of views on what we do. Here's our factual take on some of the hot topics involving Wonga.
Heart of Midlothian FC shirt sponsorship
Date article publshed: 28/03/2013 Read original article >
Wonga has been the proud Heart of Midlothian FC shirt sponsor since 2011, and we're delighted to further our commitment to the club by extending the deal until the end of the 2013/14 season.
NUFC away kit
Newcastle United has unveiled the club’s brand new away kit for the 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season.
The Magpies' 2013/14 away kit comprises insignia blue shirt, shorts and socks, with light blue trim to complement our logo and the coloration in the iconic Newcastle United club crest.
A new shade of grey
Date article publshed: 21/05/2013 Read original article >
For those who are wondering why OpenWonga has taken on a Newcastle United theme, we are celebrating the start of our four-year sponsorship deal with the Magpies.
The club has unveiled next season’s away shirt and we are also taking another step in our pledge to hand back the stadium to the fans.
Iconic gates to return to St. James' Park
The iconic gates which once adorned the home of Newcastle United are to officially return to St. James’ Park this summer.
Following positive discussions between club officials, members of the NUFC Fans United group and Sir John Hall’s Magpie Group (on whose land the gates have been stored), we will be providing the necessary funding for a famous homecoming.
Date article publshed: 27/06/2013 Read original article >
On 27th June 2013 Hearts published a statement regarding our sponsorship of the club for the coming season - after our commitment to fast-track the terms of our current deal and provide funds for this season's sponsorship early.
NUFC home kit
Newcastle United has unveiled the club’s new home kit for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season.
It’s great to see our brand on the black and white stripes of Newcastle United and we’re looking forward to our long-term partnership with the club.
Wonga and Newcastle United: the season kicks off
Date article publshed: 19/08/2013 Read original article >
BBC Radio 4 last week featured a 40-minute documentary, The Lending Game, about Wonga’s new partnership with Newcastle United Football Club. The balanced programme covered a range of issues, including Wonga’s evolution into a mainstream business, our investment in the community and wider debate about consumer credit.
The show was originally broadcast on Wednesday 14 August and repeated yesterday. It is available to listen to here for a limited period.
Wonga and Newcastle United agree to remove logo on children’s kit and training wear
Wonga Group ('Wonga') today announces that it has been agreed with Newcastle United to remove the Wonga logo from all children's replica shirts and training wear from the earliest possible opportunity which, due to kit production schedules, will be from the commencement of the 2016/17 Season.
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