A WIRRAL junior football team has announced a shirt sponsorship deal with a local law firm.

Victoria Colts JFC under 9s, which plays at Victoria Park in Birkenhead revealed the new deal, with Morecrofts Solicitors in March.

Team manager Peter Ainscough said: “The support from Morecrofts has given a real boost to the team and supporters.

“Local football leagues rely on these sponsorships to thrive, and being partnered with a business so well established and respected is fantastic. We can’t thank the Morecrofts team enough.”

Victoria Colts play in two leagues: Eastham & District Junior & Mini Soccer and Wallasey Junior Football League.

Managing partner of Morecrofts Solicitors, which has an office on Hamilton Square, Alison Lobb said: “We are delighted to be able to support a local team. Community engagement is hugely important to us at Morecrofts. I wish the team well in both their leagues – we will be watching their progress.”