Football

  • Distributor signs up Pattni

    By SGB sports on 18/07/2011
    Sports action figure enterprise snapped up by sports merchandise distributor Sporting goods specialist Dynamo SRL Ltd is to distribute Pattni Imaginations’ range of Match Stars football action figures. Pattni Imaginations said Dynamo SRL is a major UK distributor of licensed sports merchandise and handles product lines featuring some of the world’s biggest sporting licences, including Euro 2012, 6 Nations Rugby, […]
  • Reusch in hunt for star

    By SGB sports on 07/07/2011
    Goalkeeping line looking for next big star to carry brand forward in the UK Goalkeeping brand Reusch is on the lookout for a big-name goalkeeper playing in the UK to help carry the brand forward and increase its presence in the market. The company’s Bob Fidler said Reusch is a bigger star on the continent and around the world thanks […]
  • Nike and Man Utd in rumoured £400m talks

    By SGB sports on 04/07/2011
    New kit deal reported to be worth £40m a year over the next decade Sportswear giant Nike and Premier League champions Manchester United are reportedly due to discuss a new 10-year kit deal worth £40m per season, or £400m over the next decade. Yesterday’s News of the World (July 3), claims the club and Nike are about to open talks on […]
  • Mitre extends SPL deal

    By SGB sports on 30/06/2011
    Ball manufacturer to supply Scottish top tier with footballs for further four years Mitre and the Scottish Premier League (SPL) have extended their partnership, with the ball manufacturer to supply the league with balls until 2015. Mitre has supplied balls to the SPL since the start of the league in 1998, with the Mitre Tensile ball to be used for […]
  • Intersport Q1 2012 – shots from the floor

    By SGB sports on 30/06/2011
    See exclusive photos from the first day of buying group Intersport’s Q1 2012 show here Check out exclusive photos from the first day of Intersport’s Q1 2012 show through the SGB Sports Flickr photostream. Exhibitors included Zoggs, Jakabel, Speedo, Vibram, Cybertill, Top-2-Toe, Golden Bear, Umbro, Reusch, Gray-Nicholls, Babolat, Trion-Z, McDavid and Brooks Running. Read reaction from the show, and find […]
  • Nike: ‘Global appetite for sports never stronger’

    By SGB sports on 28/06/2011
    Futures orders up 15 per cent overall after Q4 and full-year growth Nike said futures orders for its footwear and apparel at the end of the 2011 fiscal year were up 15 per cent compared to the end of the 2010 fiscal year, with ‘the global appetite for sports never stronger’. Reporting its Q4 results and full-year 2010/11 results for […]
  • Precision Goalkeeping intros limited edition gloves

    By SGB sports on 27/06/2011
    Brand responds to Keiren Westwood’s move to Sunderland with limited run of his gloves Precision Goalkeeping is releasing a limited number of Keiren Westwood goalkeeping gloves following the player’s move to Sunderland. Westwood is joining Sunderland from Coventry City on July 1. The special make up gloves are the exact replica of those worn by Westwood; negative cut gloves with […]
  • Precision Goalkeeping returns to Premier League

    By SGB sports on 23/06/2011
    Range to return to Premier League as Keiren Westwood signs for Sunderland Precision Goalkeeping gloves will be seen in the Premier League next season after Keiren Westwood signed for Sunderland. Westwood joined as a Precision Goalkeeping player in February while he was signed with Coventry City. The close season has seen him move north however, with Sunderland confirming that he will officially join the […]
  • Responseball extends reach

    By SGB sports on 22/06/2011
    Goalkeeper training aid extends range in time for new season Responseball, the goalkeeper training aid designed to help goalkeepers improve their reactions, movement and co-ordination, is extending its product line to cover all levels of player. Responseball products are described as the ‘ball with bumps’ and are designed to combine regular and irregular bounces to help goalkeepers improve their reflexes […]
  • Uhlsport to supply 1860 Munich

    By SGB sports on 20/06/2011
    Four-year deal signed to supply 150-year-old German football team; revives former partnership Uhlsport is to supply 1860 Munich with kit from the 2011/12 season after signing a four-year deal. Uhlsport and 1860 Munich, nicknamed the Lions, used to have a partnership where the football apparel brand supplied the club, which plays in the second tier of professional football in Germany, […]