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Yokohama celebrates brand boost as Chelsea wins Europa League

Yokohama celebrates brand boost as Chelsea wins Europa League

31st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama is celebrating the success of Chelsea FC in the UEFA Europa League, for which the tyre manufacturer is shirt sponsor. The club’s emphatic 4-1 win against London rivals Arsenal in Wednesday’s match in Baku, Azerbaijan gave Chelsea its sixth European trophy and its first with Yokohama’s name on its shirt. A global television audience, including free-to-air coverage in the UK, provided Yokohama with increased brand visibility, the company states.

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Yokohama supporting Chelsea FC pre-season match

Yokohama supporting Chelsea FC pre-season match

20th March 2019 | 0 Comments

This year, Chelsea FC will play a pre-season match in Japan, an event sponsor Yokohama Rubber has previously requested. The tyre maker has now announced its support of the fixture, which is scheduled for 19 July – it intends to “work closely with Chelsea” while the team is in Japan to “bring Japanese fans closer to the ‘Blues’ ahead of the 2019/20 season.”

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Yokohama completes hat trick of TyreSafe Awards thanks to Chelsea FC connection

Yokohama completes hat trick of TyreSafe Awards thanks to Chelsea FC connection

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has been presented with its third award from TyreSafe, the UK’s tyre safety charity, at its annual dinner. In taking TyreSafe’s Highly Commended Award, Yokohama secured its third consecutive win from the charity, having taken the Tyre Manufacturer Award for the previous two years.

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FA Cup honours for Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea FC

FA Cup honours for Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea FC

21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea FC enjoyed a winning conclusion to the 2017-18 football season by taking a 1-0 victory in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley. Marking the climax of the English season, the match was played in front of a sell-out crowd at Wembley, and watched by a live UK TV audience which peaked at 8.7 million. With global TV viewership expected to be at least ten times this number, Yokohama will benefit from a jump in brand exposure from its shirt partnership with the winners.

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Yokohama introduces all-season BluEarth 4S AW21

Yokohama introduces all-season BluEarth 4S AW21

17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The increasing popularity of all-season tyres in Europe has led to an increase in product development in the segment as manufacturers, especially premium manufacturers, move to launch products offering less of a compromise of characteristics than ever before in the segment. Yokohama, a global brand that has arguably done more than any other tyre manufacturer not already part of the big seven to make a convincing case for being categorised as a premium brand, is the latest to launch a next generation all-season product, the BluEarth 4Seasons.

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Chelsea FC launches 2018/19 home kit, with Yokohama returning as shirt sponsor

Chelsea FC launches 2018/19 home kit, with Yokohama returning as shirt sponsor

14th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama’s logo will continue to appear on Chelsea FC’s home shirt in the 2018/19 season. The club launched its 2018/19 home kit, which will be worn by the first team and both the Chelsea Academy and Ladies teams throughout the 2018/19 season.

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Yokohama shortlisted for prestigious sponsorship award

Yokohama shortlisted for prestigious sponsorship award

23rd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has been shortlisted in the prestigious UK Sponsorship Awards for its work in promoting tyre safety with Chelsea FC and TyreSafe. Nominated in the Football Sponsorship (Domestic) category, Yokohama will be competing against the likes of DHL, Hays and Cadbury, in recognition of its work at Stamford Bridge in promoting tyre safety to travelling football fans.

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Yokohama unveil products, display Premier League trophy at Autosport International

Yokohama unveil products, display Premier League trophy at Autosport International

10th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama will display its latest competition tyres, its road tyres recently approved by major new original equipment manufacturers, its driver and championship partnerships for 2018, and the Premier League trophy at the NEC Birmingham’s Autosport International show (11-14 January 2018). The manufacturer extended its invitation to see new products, the Premier League trophy and discuss tyre needs for the season ahead on stand 2750 in Hall 20.

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Video: Yokohama-backed Chelsea players in stunts with YouTube’s Dude Perfect

5th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has sponsored a new football stunt video by American YouTube sensations Dude Perfect, and starring several Chelsea FC players. Using tyres provided by Yokohama, stunts include the Smoke Show Gonger, Bounce Back Banker, Three-point Header and Goalie Goal, displaying the players’ skills.

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Chelsea Ladies FC extend Yokohama football brand reach

22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Chelsea Ladies FC will kick off the 2017/18 season this weekend in the FA Women’s Super League (WSL), bringing further significant global brand awareness to its official shirt sponsor, Yokohama Tyres.

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Alliance name comes to Chelsea FC sleeve ahead of car tyre range’s European launch

Alliance name comes to Chelsea FC sleeve ahead of car tyre range’s European launch

24th July 2017 | 0 Comments

In addition to its current shirt sponsorship with Chelsea Football Club, Yokohama Rubber has gained jersey sleeve sponsorship for the 2017-18 season. In addition to the Yokohama Tyres logo prominently featured across the chest of the Chelsea FC jersey these past two seasons, the new jerseys worn by players during Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup matches will feature the logo of the company’s recently-acquired Alliance Tyres brand on the jersey’s left sleeve. The new jersey made its debut at Chelsea’s pre-season match with Arsenal at the ‘Bird’s Nest’ in Beijing, China on 22 July.

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Yokohama branding continues on new Nike home and away kits for Chelsea FC

Yokohama branding continues on new Nike home and away kits for Chelsea FC

4th July 2017 | 0 Comments

While Premier League champions Chelsea FC will be wearing Nike Football kits for the first time in the club’s 112-year history, one thing that won’t change for the 2017-18 season is shirt sponsor Yokohama. The tyre manufacturer continues into its third season of the five-year deal, which will see the champions defend their title and mount a challenge in the European Champions’ League, increasing the reach of its global sponsorship.

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Premier League trophy to appear at Automechanika with Yokohama

Premier League trophy to appear at Automechanika with Yokohama

5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Yokohama will host the Premier League trophy on its Automechanika Birmingham stand (stand 20D80, Birmingham NEC) as part of its continuing shirt sponsorship of 2016/17 champions Chelsea FC. Visitors to the show on Tuesday 6 June and Wednesday 7 June will have the opportunity to have their photo taken alongside the official Premier League trophy, which appears courtesy of the tyre manufacturer’s partnership with the club.

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Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea look forward to FA Cup, Far East tour

Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea look forward to FA Cup, Far East tour

24th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the team’s 5-1 win in the top versus bottom clash against Sunderland, Chelsea FC lifted the Premier League trophy in front of a packed crowd of 42,000 at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea also became the first club to secure 30 top-flight victories in a 38-game season, giving them their fifth Premier League title, the first since Yokohama tyres became their official shirt partner in 2015.

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Yokohama hails Chelsea success as team wins ‘football’s biggest prize’

Yokohama hails Chelsea success as team wins ‘football’s biggest prize’

15th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Chelsea’s 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion completed the club’s Premier League championship with two games to spare in shirt sponsor Yokohama’s second season with the club. The Japanese tyre manufacturer has enjoyed the benefits of its association with the winners of what it calls the biggest and most prestigious prizes in world club football, with a “big increase” in “brand recognition,” according to David Seward, managing director, Yokohama HPT Ltd. Yokohama’s sponsorship also helped generate some publicity for road safety charity TyreSafe this year, as Chelsea became a member, and displayed the organisation’s messages at Stamford Bridge.

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