Welcome to Ignition Sports Media

Welcome to Ignition Sports Media, a market leader in sports event publishing in the UK. We pride ourselves on producing pioneering sports publications and award-winning matchday programmes for more than 50 professional sports clubs, associations and governing bodies, encompassing football, rugby union, rugby league and tennis, as well as having experience of working alongside organisations in athletics, cricket, horse racing and the Rugby League World Cup.

With more than 25 years of knowhow we believe matchday programmes remain an integral part of the big game experience for sports fans, whether watching the action at the stadium, providing digital accompaniments across our online publishing platform or having your treasured football programme memorabilia delivered direct to your home.

With four offices across the country Ignition Sports Media prides itself on being a one-stop shop in sports event publishing, from generating exciting content to creating innovative and enticing designs; from overseeing print production to delivery and operational logistics; from efficient sales stadium management to fast and reliable mail out services for online purchases.

As a trusted name within our field, Ignition Sports Media delivered more than 3.7million football programmes across nearly 1,500 matches during 2021/22, while more than a quarter of a million customers visited this online platform to make sure their treasured football programme collections were kept up to date.

ISM produced matchday programmes for eight major cup finals during 2021/22, including the EFL Carabao Cup Final, the EFL Papa John’s Trophy Final, the Scottish Cup Final, the EFL Championship Play-Off Final, the EFL League One Play-Off Final, the EFL League Two Play-Off Final, the Gallagher Premiership Final, the SPFL League Cup Final and Rugby League’s Challenge Cup Final.

Ignition Sports Media also work alongside the Scottish FA in crafting international programmes for the Scotland national team, handle Welsh Rugby Union’s matchday editions including their Six Nations titles and manage the iconic matchday programmes for Premier League sides Aston Villa, Leeds United, Southampton and Nottingham Forest.

EFL Championship clubs such as Birmingham City, Hull City, Middlesbrough, Preston North End, Queens Park Rangers, Sheffield United, Stoke City, Sunderland and Wigan Athletic also trust us to handle their revered matchday titles, as do 10 other clubs from across the pyramid and Women’s Super League.

In Rugby Union we have long-standing relationships with Gallagher Premiership champions Leicester Tigers, Harlequins, Saracens, Northampton Saints and Wasps, as well as with Cardiff Rugby and Leinster Rugby in the United Rugby Championship.

Within Rugby League we provide publications or digital accompaniments for five Super League clubs, including Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves, and we are proud to work alongside the Rugby Football League in producing issues for the England National Team and for the 2022 Rugby League World Cup.

With plenty within our range on offer via this online shop, there’s never an excuse to miss an edition from your beloved club. Full and half-season football programme subscription packages are available for the majority of sides, with editions despatched first class via Royal Mail on the Friday before a weekend fixture. A fast and reliable back copies service also means you can have cheap football programmes en route the very next working day.

Ignition Sports Media also acknowledges its environmental responsibility in keeping match programmes and magazines among the most sustainable consumable products, offering FSC-certified paper stocks, mailing out orders in environmentally-friendly paper wrap were possible and recycling all printed surplus products.

So get searching to enhance your football programme collection and to keep one of the beautiful game’s most cherished traditions alive.

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