New fleet - community vans


23rd September 2015

Coaches from Cardiff City FC Foundation are now using brand new vehicles to visit hundreds of schools and other community venues throughout South Wales, with thanks to a sponsorship deal from Dealer Euro Commercials.


Our new branded vehicles are the smallest in the Mercedes-Benz Vans range, and are ideally suited to work in the urban areas in which much of our work takes place.



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Some 36,000 children, teenagers and adults benefit from our work each year, making it – according to UEFA – one of Europe’s largest sports participation programmes, yet we aspire to reach many more. Head of Business Development, Ryan Jones says:


“These smartly branded new vehicles can play an important role in helping us to achieve this goal, by raising our profile and providing credibility.”


“The Citan is impressively well appointed, comfortable and easy to drive, as well as being perfectly sized to carry the balls and other equipment used by coaches to deliver our programmes.”


Powered by 90 hp engines, the our new vans are the subject of a CharterWay contract hire agreement from Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, and will be maintained in the supplying Dealer’s workshop on Ipswich Road, Cardiff.


Ryan Jones continues:


“We are grateful for Euro Commercials’ generous involvement in providing our delivery staff with an essential means of transport. 2015/16 is set to be a very busy year for all of us, with the Foundation set to have a positive impact on more people than ever before.”


Paul Cox, Van Sales Manager at Euro Commercials, says:


“The Foundation has a proven track record of making communities healthier, more prosperous and better educated. It is an admirable enterprise of which the people of Cardiff can be proud, and well worthy of our support.”


The Citan is also available as a 75 hp 108 CDI, a 110 hp 111 CDI or a petrol-engined 114 hp Citan 112, and in Compact and Extra-long as well as Long body versions.