The National League is live!

The official rebranding of the top tier of English non-league football as The National League is now effective. The Parent Company, formerly known as The Football Conference Ltd, will officially enact the name change at its Congress this Saturday, 6 June, at Celtic Manor, Newport. Its three Divisions are henceforth officially entitled the: Vanarama National…

Conference to be rebranded as National League

The Football Conference is proud to announce that “The Vanarama National League” is coming to a ground near you! In a rebranding initiative, which will underline the competition’s status at the pinnacle of the semi-professional game, and linked to a community programme the length and breadth of the country, the Vanarama National League will engage…

Vantastic news for league sponsor

The Football Conference is pleased to announce, Vanarama.co.uk, the UK’s leading van leasing company, have been shortlisted for a Sports Industry Award for their title sponsorship of the Football Conference – ‘The Vanarama Conference’. The Vanarama Conference is shortlisted in the category or the ‘Best Sponsorship of an Event or Competition’ alongside BMW’s 2014 Ryder…

Conference succeeds in driving down debt

The initiative which the Football Conference introduced six years ago to address the level of crown debt amongst its 68 member clubs recently achieved its ultimate goal when the latest quarter end reports showed zero arrears throughout the entire competition. Commenting on the success, Financial Planning Committee Chairman, Graham Wood, said, “it has been very…

Vanarama Conference acts on Respect

The Vanarama Conference has listened to supporters, especially those bringing children to matches, before embarking on the next stage of its Respect programme, designed to tackle concerns and to continue its objectives to make the match day experience enjoyable for everyone involved. Two Board directives, one a new initiative, are now required to be closely…

PA supplies data and app to Football Conference

The Press Association (PA), the UK’s leading multimedia news agency and digital content supplier, has been named the official and exclusive supplier of data for the Football Conference. The agreement, which commences immediately, will run until the end of the 2015/16 season; and will see PA collect and deliver high level data from every Skrill Conference Premier game, including…