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Adidas and Milan launched the new official home, away and 3rd kits and the new integrated communication project "Sign for AC Milan"

New AC Milan signing Ronaldinho will wear the number-80 shirt this season, the club said on Monday.
The Brazilian forward, twice world player of the year, chose the number because it corresponds with the year of his birth.

Ronaldinho usually wears the number-10 shirt but that is already taken by veteran Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf and Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani revealed that no-one at the club would force a player to relinquish a shirt number.

"We've never asked a player to give up his number and we won't do it this time," said Galliani. "That would show a lack of respect. The 10 is Seedorf's, he has it and no-one has tried to convince him to give it up to Ronaldinho."

The club's shirt manufacturer Adidas said they have already received 11,000 pre-orders for replica Ronaldinho shirts.
 

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Wigan Athletic already wore the new home kit for the very first time on the  Austria pre-season tour on 19th July.

In addition to the new home kit a new 08/09 away shirt will be launched tomorrow with the team again due to wear this new away kit during pre-season.

Wigan Athletic E-Squadhave been given the opportunity for a sneak preview in advance of the official launch this morning and got a first glimpse of the new Wigan Athletic away shirt for the new season.

JJB Sports Chief Executive Chris Ronnie said "It is with great pleasure that we continue our long association with Wigan Athletic. JJB Sports have signed an extensive deal with the well known and popular American and European Sports brand Champion.

The Champion brand is a New and Exclusive Sports Brand to JJB Sports and Champion products are already available within JJB Sports Stores with sales being very positive. We are looking forward to introducing the Champion brand to Wigan Athletic."

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West Ham United revealed the new 08/09 home kit made by Umbro. Officially launched on Wednesday 30 July, the brand new Umbro strip is available exclusively via the club from the Lakeside Shopping Centre and Boleyn Ground stores.

To help fans young and old and of all sizes get their hands on the kit that will be worn by Alan Curbishley's men throughout the 2008/09 season, the two shops will open early at 8.30am on the launch day and also on Thursday 31 July.

The claret and blue kit which has been made using Umbro's new Trilogy fabric, a thermodynamic performance-enhancing material designed to control vapour, moisture and heat. The new kit has a unique contrast v neckline featuring a white mock collar, solid sky sleeves and tonal striped jacquard throughout the main body.

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Swansea City have launched their new 08/09 away kit for the forthcoming Championship campaign made by Umbro.

One of the fastest growing companies in Swansea has given the Swans their full backing by becoming the club's secondary shirt sponsor for the 2008-09 season. Halo Data, known locally as FSDM, will have pride of place on the back of the new Umbro flint grey and navy blue kit, plus the popular home shirt.

Matt Ash from FSDM said: "When the opportunity arose to sponsor the Swans, we jumped at the chance."It's football, Swansea and local. It's everything I love about living in Swansea. "Halo pioneered our consumer help lines for debt. We've helped over 55,000 people this year alone during the credit crunch and when I approached them with the idea of sponsoring the Swans they loved it."

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Glentoran unveiled the new Home kit for the 2008-2009 season made by Umbro. The Glens will launch their stunning new home strip to their fans in the first week in August, just days from the big kick off.  Kit manufacturers UMBRO are readily preparing for an avalanche of demand as an inspirational Glentoran side prepare to claim their destiny once more.

Fans everywhere can get heir hands of the new kit from the official club shops at the ground.  Glentoran have opted for a midnight launch at The Oval on Thursday night 7th August / Friday morning 8th August, with doors opening at 10pm.  The "new look" Oval Superstore will be open all day Friday 8th August, as the Glens prepare for the opening day Home clash against Ballymena United the following day.

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The new F.C. Atlas A.C. football kits were launched at the subcaliforniano Ulises Mendivil. The home shirt is half red and half black shirt divided up verticaly, with some gray details, black shorts and black/red socks. The away kit is a Grey shirt with some red details, Grey shorts and grey/red socks. The Third kit is a white shirt with 1 red and 2 black vertical lines in the middle, black shorts and white socks.

The Atlas Football Club was founded in a cafe of Guadalajara, Mexico, where a few students of the upper class society were remembering their experience of playing football in British Universities' squads where they had spent the last few years. They decided in the summer of 1916, to set up a football team called "Club de fútbol Atlas".

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Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, also known as UANL or simply Tigres, unveiled its new home and away kit for the upcoming 08/09 season. The  Mexican club UANL Tigres were born as Jabatos, and later changed their name to "Tigres" (Tigers) in 1960.

The club does not assign the number 12 to any player in order to honour its fans as the 12th man.

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OGC Nice unveiled its new home and away kit made by Lotto for the upcoming 08/09 season. In addition to the change in design, the new Nice kits welcome three new partners: Ubaldi.com, Minea and Nasuba Express.

The red and black shirt looks like the shirt Nice wore in the 70's with the red and black bands three times thinner than on the 07/08 shirt. The away shirt is traditional white.

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We already showed you some quality leaked pictures of the Home and Away shirts (without the scudetto), But now Captain Javier Zanetti, Marco Materazzi, Adriano, Julio Cesar, Maicon and Amantino Mancini were the Nerazzurri models for the presentation of the new Nike kits for the 2008/09 season.

Inter's commercial director Katia Bassi welcomed members of the press to the unveiling ceremony at the training ground, while Nike Italy sports & marketing director Cristiano Carugati illustrated the features of the brand new kits.

To celebrate Inter and Nike's ten-year partnership, there was an exhibition of black and blue shirts from the past decade.

Nike presented a personalised shirt to José Mourinho, who commented: "The kit is beautiful, but it will only be beautiful if it's a winner. It's up to us now. We have made a strong start to our work and we will continue to do so in Brunico in the coming days.

"We play our first two friendlies there but I don't like the term 'friendlies' very much. These are two matches we want to win to build a winning season."