Burnley FC x TikTok | Burnley Football Club

  • Burnley FC Women will broadcast every home game live on TikTok as part of a multi-season partnership.
  • Burnley to become the very first UK team to broadcast matches live on TikTok.
  • The club will also collaborate with football content creators TikTok.
  • Burnley FC Women will also be incorporated into the club using the same crest as the men’s team.

Burnley Football Club and TikTok have entered into a partnership that will see the Club live stream every home game of Burnley FC’s 2021/22 women’s season under a multi-year deal.

Burnley FC Women will become the first team to broadcast their matches live on TikTok – which will also become the team’s round sponsor – as they experience significant expansion as part of the club’s new women’s football strategy.

As part of the partnership, the club will work with football content creators who will also work with Burnley FC players on how to create their own profiles on the platform.

This will be the first season that Burnley FC’s women’s games will be available live and is the latest boost to the club’s footprint in women’s football, having announced a long-term roadmap to professionalize the team in February and use shared facilities.

The club will also integrate the squad further with Burnley FC Women playing for the first time under the same Burnley FC crest as the men next season and no longer serving as a separate team within the club.

Burnley FC President Alan Pace said: “This is an extremely exciting partnership and another first for Burnley Football Club. Innovation is a key part of our plans at Burnley and this partnership with a fantastic and progressive brand like TikTok fits perfectly into our vision for the future of the club and encompassing the digital audience.

“Increasing our presence in women’s football was an early goal when taking over the club and this is the last step towards that. We hope this agreement will bring our club and our players to a new generation of fans and I am delighted that starting next season we are truly a club for everyone – one team, under one crest.

Arthur Guisasola, Head of Strategic Partners at Sport TikTok said: “TikTok has grown into a vibrant hub for sports content over the past two years, with football fans, teams and players coming to TikTok to share their passion, so we are delighted to announce this unique partnership with Burnley FC. Women.

“Burnley FC Women will become the first UK football team to broadcast their home games live on TikTok. This partnership with Burnley will give football fans access to home games and exclusive content from the Burnley FC women’s team; following their trip over what promises to be an exciting season.

Ella Cummins, Head of Business Partnerships at Burnley FC, said: “We are delighted to be working with TikTok as a forward-thinking platform that supports the long-term vision of Burnley Football Club. This is an exciting step forward for our women’s team as we continue our ambition to reach the FA Women’s Championship by 2025.

“To have a world leader like TikTok partnering with us is very special and brings a strong endorsement to the club leadership. We look forward to working together to build new audiences and fans for Burnley Football Club over the next few years. “

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