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New Partners Sporting Pay Install Card Terminals At Dale

18 January 2019

Rochdale AFC are pleased to have signed a high profile partnership deal with Sporting Pay Ltd who will be installing new merchant terminals at the Football Club and providing a more competitive merchant services rate.

From Saturday's game against Fleetwood Town, fans will now be able to pay by card in all of the bars at the Crown Oil Arena (excluding the catering kiosks). Over the coming weeks, the merchant terminals in Ticket Office and the Club Shop will also be upgraded, offering contactless payment solutions which will speed up transactions and reduce the length of queues on match days.

Chief Executive David Bottomley said: “We are delighted to welcome Sporting Pay to the Club and upgrade our merchant terminals to accept modern day card payments throughout the Club, whilst also improving our merchant services rate. This is a great stride forward and long overdue to bring ourselves into the 21st century and we are proud to be doing this with the best provider in the business.”

Sporting Pay Ltd are a merchant services provider, delivering bespoke payment solutions to the sports industry.

Mike Smith, Sporting Pay Sales Director said: “We are very proud to partner with Rochdale AFC and see this as the start of a long and successful relationship with the Club. Both the Club and ourselves are keen to build this unique partnership which not only benefits the club but the many associated businesses that support and surround the Club in Rochdale as we are now able to offer them the most competitive merchant services rates in the industry supported by the latest payment processing technology.”

The partnership will offer local businesses in and around Rochdale the chance to benefit from the same rates as the Football Club, giving something back to our business community and supporters.

Sporting Pay will be sponsoring the club’s next Business Club event being held prior to the Oxford Utd game on Tuesday 12 March.

For more information or to register your place to attend, please email: or Tel: 01706 753 581.

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