Rock star and Notts County fan Jake Bugg might not at all benefit from the amusing of having his identify on the once more of a Magpies shirt, then again a minimum of for the month of November, it’s that incorporates proudly on the front.
The 23-year-old has been spreading the message about his boyhood staff all over the world since changing into a global star, and now his identify embellishes the avid players’ shirts as a a part of a sponsorship deal.
He signed a deal with Notts in June as one in all 10 month-long package deal sponsors for the 2017-18 season.
The Magpies are easiest of League Two after 17 video video games with 10 wins beneath former Bolton and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan’s stewardship.
“I wear my tracksuit, and I get asked about my team in other parts of the world,” Bugg prompt BBC Radio Nottingham.
“It’s superb, to see your staff out there participating in nice football is very good. For them to do it in conjunction with your identify on the front is even upper.
“I am certain there are puts I have been like Germany or Brazil that may no longer have heard of them. It’s great to get the group’s title in the market.”
When song and football collide
- Wet Wet Wet used to sponsor Marti Pellow and the lads’ favourite staff Clydebank. Not merely wishing that they had been lucky… Though that they had been later bought out by means of Airdrie United and relocated.
- Greenbank FC Under-10s got the ultimate accolade when heavy metal heroes Motorhead agreed to their identify and skull motif on their kits.
- German Bundesliga facet Fortuna Dusseldorf have been sponsored by means of punk band Die Toten Hosen.
- Hamburg-based St Pauli have had a lot of link-u.s.with bands and musical artists, along with Turbonegro and Dropkick Murphys.
Having watched from the stands at Meadow Lane in his formative years, Bugg has been able to put his fame and finance to superb use in strengthen of the club.
However, there’s no urge for meals to go further than sponsorship at this level of his existence.
“I saw an article about the club wanting to attract investors and sponsors, it seemed like a no-brainer,” Bugg said.
“It wasn’t about getting the remainder out of it, to be a sponsor I had to invest, it was further about helping Notts in anyway I might simply.
“I have no idea about that [one day becoming chairman], I’d in point of fact really feel beneath force because it’s my staff.
“If anything was going to go poorly then I’d feel responsible.”
You can concentrate the entire interview with Juke Bugg on BBC Radio Nottingham’s Matchnight show right through the BBC iPlayer.