Sheffield United has announced a new partnership with Pukka Pies.

Britain’s leading branded pie manufacturer has signed an agreement with League One side Sheffield United which sees the food retailer become a sponsor of the corner stand and the sole pie supplier at Bramall Lane, in association with Eric Twigg Foods.

Pukka Pies, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2013, already serves pies in the Premier League, Football League and Conference Leagues.

Wayne Greensmith, Pukka Pies marketing manager, said: “We are delighted to have signed a partnership with such an iconic football club as Sheffield United. We will be supplying the full range of Pukka Pies for home and visiting fans to enjoy on match days.”

Steve Coakley, commercial director at Sheffield United, said: “This is great news for the club and our fans. Quality English pies are a vital part of the match-day experience and Pukka Pies has a great reputation for satisfying the needs of the football fans.”