RADCLIFFE Boro have announced that West-tec, a Sale-based insurance claims administration company, has signed a five-figure, one-year sponsorship deal with the club, with an option for a second year, to become main sponsors for the 2004-2005 season.

Chairman Bernard Manning Jnr said: "We are delighted with the acquisition of West-tec and we believe it will be beneficial for both parties.

"If the association lasts as long as our previous sponsor, Martin Darlington, we will be delighted, as the Darlington's have been a major factor in our progression and success over the past few years."

Comedian Bernard Manning, added: "Seamus Purcell of West-tec is a smashing fella and as we did with Martin we will make him very welcome and endeavour to make him part of the club in many other ways.

"Now we just have to get that manager of ours up to scratch next season!"