BRADFORD (Park Avenue) have announced their major shirt sponsor for the coming season.

Utilita Energy - who already have deals with the likes of Sunderland and Leeds United - has further expanded its portfolio with the Avenue sponsorship.

The company's logo will be printed across the front of Avenue's home, away and third kits for the 2019/20 campaign, which are set to be released later this summer.

The announcement comes after Garry Thompson was unveiled as the side's new player-manager.

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Utilita's customer-base has quadrupled in the last four years and Avenue will be hoping to match their rise on the pitch.

The Bradford-side join an established list of over 20 football clubs who Utilita provide sponsorship for.

It also supplies energy to iconic stadia as well, such as Ibrox, Selhurst Park and Villa Park.

Damian Irvine, CEO of Bradford (Park Avenue) said: "Utilita are a progressive and innovative company who are making a fantastic impact in the energy sector.

"We’re thrilled to be in partnership with Utilita, who understand the needs and character of our local supporter base and who have such a proper understanding of football clubs and the cultural and social benefits genuine partnerships have in our communities."

"For a national brand, who have such an understanding of football clubs at all levels, to choose to align with the 'Famous Avenue' is a great endorsement of the progress and changes we are going through in order to create sustainable success on and off the pitch".

Avenue have also done a deal which will see new partners University of Bradford on the back of their shirts.