PM+MBRFC_webPM+M has been appointed by Blackburn Rovers FC as its new audit and tax compliance advisers. The deal will also see them supply Venky’s London Limited – the club’s parent company – with ad hoc advisory services as and when required.”

The team will be headed up by David Gorton, partner and head of corporate services. He will be supported by Neil Jones, manager; Ceri Jones, audit senior; and Julie Walsh, tax manager.

PM+M has a long association with Blackburn Rovers FC as it acted for the club over several decades before parting company in 2011 when KPMG, the group auditors for Venky’s London Limited, was appointed.

David Gorton commented: “We are delighted to be working with Blackburn Rovers FC once again – especially as it’s a local institution and many of our staff members are lifelong Rovers fans. Our focus is now firmly on providing a first class service to the club and being part of its future.”

Mike Cheston, finance director at Blackburn Rovers, added: “Blackburn Rovers is committed to engaging with the community and that includes building commercial ties with businesses in the town. The club and PM+M go back a long way so this appointment was a natural fit for us.”