Savings Accounts Can Benefit You and Your Football Club - Savings - News - Moneyfacts

News

Savings Accounts Can Benefit You and Your Football Club

Savings Accounts Can Benefit You and Your Football Club

Category: Savings

Updated: 31/10/2008
First Published: 15/08/2005

MONEYFACTS ARCHIVE
This article was correct at the time of publication. It is now over 6 months old so the content may be out of date.

With Premiership football under way, loyal fans up and down the country will be donning their club colours and getting ready to support their team. Going to games and singing your heart out for your team is one thing, but there is another way you can help your club.

Football affinity savings accounts provide dedicated supporters with a way of giving something extra to their favourite football club. For example, some accounts will give a donation to youth development at your club, whilst others will give you discounts in the club store.

Both the Liverpool and Manchester United accounts are giving something extra back to their supporters by paying an extra 1% interest during August and September to celebrate their winning and qualifying for the Champions League respectively. Rachel Thrussell, Head of Savings at Moneyfacts.co.uk comments: "Although interest rates on these accounts are not as high as some online savings accounts, most have instant access and pay rates which do compete with other branch-based savings products, especially when the 1% donation to the club is taken into account."

Rate % pa
ClubInstitutionMin*Max
ASTON VILLA FCWest Bromwich BS2.40%3.50%
5% discount voucher for purchases above £25 at club store. Free monthly prize draw to receive a free ground tour. Commission free travel money.
BIRMINGHAM CITY FCWest Bromwich BS2.40%3.50%
£5 discount voucher when spending more than £50 in Blues store. Exclusive free prize draw entry to win a free ground tour for two people. Commission free travel money.
CHELSEA FCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
Donation goes to Chelsea FC Youth Development.
EVERTON FCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
10% discount on all purchases at the Everton Megastore on production of passbook.
LIVERPOOL FCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
Donation goes to Liverpool FC Academy. 1% bonus for August and September of each year that the club win the FA Cup, Champions League or the Premiership.
MANCHESTER CITY FCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
-
MANCHESTER UNITED FCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
1% bonus for August and September of each year that the club qualify for the Champions League.
SUNDERLAND AFCBritannia BS2.30%3.55%
Donation goes to SAFC Community.
WEST BROMWICH ALBION FCWest Bromwich BS2.40%3.50%
5% discount off Family Stand season ticket. Commission free travel money.

*all accounts have a minimum deposit of £100
Rates quoted correct as at 15 Aug 05

Disclaimer: Information is correct as of the date of publication (shown at the top of this article). Any products featured may be withdrawn by their provider or changed at any time.

Related Articles

Savings being used as a festive financial buffer

Good news from RCI Bank UK – its latest research shows that many of us are saving more than we were a year ago, but the question is, will you be dipping into that buffer to cover the cost of Christmas?

6 of the best easy access savings accounts

Easy-access savings accounts are as simple as they sound – they allow you to access your money whenever you need it, without having to give advance notice, and they also allow you to pay into them at any time. Here are six of the best.

Start saving for Christmas… 2017!

Christmas is just around the corner and our annual festive splurging is starting to step up, but are you prepared? It may be too late to start saving for this year’s festive spend, but it’s never too early to start for next year’s!
 
Close