Forest Inexperienced Rovers’ stadium may very well be named KEVIN after followers of the League Two defy new Harmless Smoothies naming rights deal in Twitter ballot
- Forest Inexperienced Rovers’ stadium may very well be known as Kevin as a result of a followers’ Twitter ballot
- Over 65 per cent of supporters voted for the identify change on social media
- Harmless Smoothies just lately bought naming rights for the New Garden floor
- Rovers declare to be ‘100 per cent vegan’ with the 5,000 stadium fabricated from wooden
Forest Inexperienced Rovers’ stadium may known as ‘Kevin’ after followers voted for the identify in a Twitter ballot.
The League Two aspect, who turned the primary ‘vegan soccer membership’ in 2015, requested followers on social media to counsel a brand new identify for The New Garden Stadium, with the membership demanding that new sponsor Harmless Smoothies is inserted within the identify.
However in a transfer harking back to the Boaty McBoatface drama in 2016, followers ignored their membership’s pleas with over 65 per cent of the vote going to ‘Kevin’.
Forest Inexperienced’s New Garden Stadium may very well be known as ‘Kevin’ after the identify was common in a ballot
Over 65 per cent of followers known as for the stadium identify to be modified to ‘Kevin’ in a Twitter ballot
Forest Inexperienced Rovers will shortlist the highest 4 names and provides their season ticket holders the ultimate say over the brand new floor identify.
Harmless’s UK advertising director, Anna Bateson, was quoted by The Solar saying: ‘We do not know who Kevin is.’
Soccer Saturday’s Jeff Stelling was delighted on the information the stadium may doubtlessly be known as Kevin, with the Sky Sports activities presenter tweeting: ‘Whether it is Kevin it’s assured a point out each week!!’
The New Garden Stadium, which holds 5,000 individuals, was developed with new eco-friendly improvements 5 years in the past as Forest Inexperienced declare to be 100 per cent vegan.
Forest Inexperienced declare to be 100 per cent vegan with their stadium made completely of wooden
Membership proprietor Dale Vince (above) is a inexperienced power industrialist and is in control of the venture
Their proprietor, Dale Vince OBE, is a British inexperienced power industrialist who owns an organization known as Ecotricity and first turned the foremost shareholder in 2010.
Earlier this yr, Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin turned the second-largest shareholder at Rovers after praising their commitments to veganism and environmentalism.
New Garden’s roof is made nearly completely out of wooden, together with the roof, and may very well be expanded to a 10,000 capability stadium if the membership proceed to stand up the English soccer pyramid.