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26/02/2013 14:19, Report by Communications Dept.
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Singapore debit card launched

– Follows the success of the club-branded credit card

(NYSE:MANU) Premier League leaders Manchester United have teamed with official partner Maybank to launch the Maybank Manchester United Platinum Visa Debit Card in Singapore.

Aimed at United’s followers in Singapore, the unique card features a distinctive design allowing fans to not only show their allegiance to the club but also take advantage of some exciting benefits. These range from discounts of up to 10 per cent at the Manchester United Megastore (both in store and online) to privileges at United’s stadium, Old Trafford, such as a 10 per cent discount at the Red Café and 20 per cent off tickets to the museum and stadium tour.

Additionally, card holders will be entered into various campaigns to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Old Trafford to see their team play.

The launch of the Maybank Manchester United debit card follows in the success of the well-known bank’s launch of the Maybank Manchester United Credit Card early last year. The credit card has been immensely popular with United fans in Singapore and is on track to achieve the bank’s card membership target for the first year.

Manchester United commercial director Richard Arnold comments:

“Manchester United is lucky enough to have a huge global following of 659million and the main aim of all our commercial partnerships is to reach out to those international fans. It is fantastic to see our relationship with Maybank has enabled the club to engage with our followers in Singapore. We have always had a massive amount of support in the country, with the Maybank Manchester United Credit Card already surpassing expectations. I am confident the debit card will be just as popular.”

Maybank Singapore head of consumer banking Alan Lau said:

“Football in Singapore commands a following unseen in any other sports, and Manchester United has been widely regarded as one of the most supported football clubs, here and

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