04 Sep 2020
© NI Football League Steven Mills (NI Football League) pictured with Mark McAreavey (Avenir Sports) at the announcement of the Performance Analysis partnership

The NI Football League is delighted to announce Avenir Sports will become the League’s first Performance Analysis partners for the 2020/21 season. 

The partnership aims to support member club operations through a high-quality performance analysis that offers access to leading performance technology, training and education opportunities and financial savings to clubs.

Avenir Sports are a leading Performance Analysis company that provides software to international teams within both the Irish Football Association (IFA) and the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). They are also have been working with the League of Ireland and Women’s National League in the Republic of Ireland and have already been working closely with clubs in the Danske Bank Women’s Premiership during the 2020 season.

Other existing clients include the IRFU, Hockey Ireland, Ulster Rugby and many others across multiple sports.

Through the exclusive partnership NIFL clubs will be offered the opportunity to avail of annual subscriptions and access to the cutting edge Hudl and Wyscout platforms on a league sharing platform.

NI Football League Development Manager, Steven Mills said, “The partnership has quickly evolved from our popular football technology seminar last year, hosted as part of our ongoing club development programme.

“Club analysts expressed a desire to work together on performance analysis and we are excited to team up with such a well-respected company as Avenir Sports to offer clubs access to leading technology and a platform for shared learning, development and growth.”

Avenir Sports Regional Manager for Northern Ireland, Mark McAreavey said, “Avenir Sports are delighted to be given this opportunity to work with such a progressive organisation as the NI Football League. This partnership will make world class software truly accessible to all NIFL affiliated clubs. This deal is part of our commitment to helping local clubs continue to deliver a quality product on the pitch and succeed as a league on the international stage.”

Should any clubs want further information on how the Avenir Sports partnership, they should contact Steven Mills ([email protected])