Seatwave renews exclusive
Premiership partnerships with Fulham and Portsmouth Football
LONDON, 14 August 2009:
Seatwave, Europe's largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange (1.5
million unique visitors - comScore, June 2009), has today
renewed its partnerships with Fulham FC and Portsmouth FC.
Following press coverage of a number of scams involving fake
premier league tickets, the deal ensures fans of these two clubs
are guaranteed a safe and secure marketplace to buy or sell
tickets. Seatwave has acted as the official ticket exchange partner
for both clubs since September 2008 and is pleased to continue
The deal gives Seatwave exclusive rights to operate as the
official ticket exchanges for Fulham and Portsmouth club members,
allowing season ticket holders to sell tickets for certain matches
they are unable to attend. Additionally, registered football
club members, are able to buy tickets from other fans.
Seatwave will retain its branding and promotional rights as an
official sponsor, including advertisements in the official
programmes and perimeter boards at games.
Commenting on the renewed partnerships, Joe Cohen, Founder and
Chief Executive of Seatwave, said: "We are delighted to be
continuing our relationship with these great Premiership Football
Clubs. We've all heard such horror stories about fans buying from
disreputable sources and now, for another season, Portsmouth and
Fulham fans can continue to exchange tickets on our safe, secure
and transparent sites."
Paul Bell, Commercial Director, Portsmouth Football Club said
"'Working with Seatwave, Official Secondary Ticketing Partner of
Portsmouth Football Club, has seen many benefits to both the Club
and the Fans this season. With its excellent service levels,
the fans have experienced a simple and speedy transaction process,
safe in the knowledge that their tickets are going to real