Ben Bennett Jnr claims East Stand
Updated Tuesday, 13th December 2011
Local firm Ben Bennett Jnr have joined Eric Twigg Foods by sponsoring a stand in the Millers new stadium.
The steel firm who are based at Eastwood have been long term fans of Rotherham United and have signed a three year deal to be the East stand sponsors.
Head of Commercial Steve Lewis spoke to the clubs official website themillers.co.uk; "I am ecstatic that the club have secured another major partner for the new stadium, and equally delighted to be extending our long term relationship with Ben Bennett Jnr,"
"Ben Bennett Jnr are family business who are all Rotherham United supporters so we feel it was very fitting that they have chosen to sponsor the new family East Stand. I am looking forward to continuing this association into the new stadium and for many years to follow." he added.
Ben Bennett, owner of Ben Bennett Jnr, said; "I am very proud and delighted to be sponsoring the new family stand. I watched my first Millers match on Boxing Day 1950 so I have been a supporter of the club for 61 years now. It was very important to me that we sponsored the family stand because my wife, son, daughter and my grandchildren all support the club, my eldest grandchild follows the club all around the country."
"I am thrilled to bits to see the club move into the new stadium and I am looking forward to spending many happy hours watching the club."