Lazio Roma unveiled a shirt which will worn by Lazio in the derby of next season against AS Roma, the former Miss Italy Tania Zamparo, known supporter of Lazio presented the shirt.

5000 copies of the shirt will be made and the names of the 5000 fans who have purchased the shirt will highlight on the Lazio Derby shirt. The campaign subscriptions will begin July 3 and the shirt can be booked at the Stadio Olimpico and Lazio Style Valmontone.


This is the new Southampton 2008/2009 away kit made by Umbro.The away kit, for the first time designed for the club by Umbro goes on sale at 9am, Thursday 17th July in the stadium Megastore, WestQuay and Sanders Sports in Newport IOW.

You'll find pictures of the Southampton 08/09 home kit here.


Manchester City announced a one-year extension to the existing shirt sponsorship agreement with Thomas Cook UK & Ireland, covering the 2008-09 Season.

The multi-million pound deal takes the partnership between the Club and the nation’s leading travel provider to six successive seasons, one of the longest running in the Premier League.

Commenting on the deal renewal, Club Executive Chairman Garry Cook said: "Thomas Cook has been a loyal and valued partner over the past five years.

"It is fitting that we are extending our agreement at a time when European travel is very much back on the agenda for the Club and our supporters.

"Both Manchester City and Thomas Cook share similar values and we are very pleased to continue our association with them."

As part of the agreement, Thomas Cook will continue to provide great holiday deals for City fans in the UK, whilst arranging all of the Club’s official UEFA Cup overseas travel, including team travel and packages for fans.

Over the past five seasons over 50,000 fans have booked their holiday or travelled with Thomas Cook through the City Travel Club scheme.

Chief Executive of Thomas Cook UK & Ireland, Manny Fontenla-Novoa, said: "We are delighted to continue our relationship with Manchester City as it builds on our position as one of the UK’s best known brands.


This seems to be the new Blackburn Rovers Home shirt for the 08/09 season made by Umbro. It's not officially launched as the new 08/09 shirt, but Paul Ince was showing it when he was unveiled as the new Blackburn rovers manager.

The Rovers kit have always been fundamentally the same; two team colours split across the shirt. One sleeve and one side of the shirt would be each colour. The shorts started white and the socks dark blue. Although the sock pattern and colours would change, everything else, for the most part, hasn't been touched since 1905. Since changing to white shorts in recent years, the home kits have had dark blue shorts since 1904, when they were changed for a year, then rejected and changed back.

A while ago the club has announced that Crown Paints is to be the new club sponsor as of next season 2008–09, the Lancashire based company has signed a three year deal with the club.


Atletico madrid launched their new home, away and goalkeeper kits for the 08/09 season made by Nike.

The Club was founded on 9 October 1939. A previous club was originally founded on 26 April 1903 as Athletic Club de Madrid by three Basque students living in Madrid. The founders saw the new club as a branch of Athletic Bilbao. In 1904 they were joined by dissident members of Madrid FC. They began playing in blue and white, as did Athletic Bilbao, but by 1911 they were playing in their current colours. The reason the club changed colours is not known for certain.

However one theory is that red and white striped tops were the cheapest stripes to make because the same combination was used to make bed mattresses. The left over cloth was easily converted into football shirts. Although both Athletic Bilbao and Athletic Madrid started out with blue and white stripes, the discovery of a cheaper option probably persuaded them to change. The Madrid club did it first and they became known as los colchoneros—the mattress makers.

The new 08/09 Barcelona kits were presented on Wednesday on the pitch at Camp Nou at midday with Nike and Barça have chosen to make a complete change for the home shirts with the stripes being done away with and two halves of blau and grana being introduced as a nod to the club's centenary shirt of ten seasons ago. Club president Joan Laporta was present for the presentation of all the new kits along with some directors, and Nike executive Albert Baronet

FC Barcelona have rediscovered the mythical half-and-half design of the club's centenary for the new home shirt that has been introduced for the 2008/09 the 2008/09 campaign, while the away shirt is yellow.

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Port Vale unveiled their new 08/09 kits with their secured "best ever" main sponsorship deal with one of the UK's leading international property investment companies.

Basildon-based Harlequin Properties have agreed a two year deal to put their names on Vale's new-look black and white striped shirts - and have taken an option on a third year. There will also be a promotion bonus for Vale if they bounce back to League One at the first attempt.

Harlequin sell hundreds of millions of pounds worth of luxury property at five star spa resorts in the Caribbean and other top tourist destinations worldwide. The company, who have a global network of 4,000 agents, are looking to base a regional office at Vale Park as well as using the stadium facilities for seminars and training events.

David Ames, Chairman of Harlequin, said it was Vale's community ethos which attracted him to club and to clinch the sponsorship.


Norwich City officially unveiled their new 08/09 away kit (and red GK shirt) bearing the name of new sponsors Aviva, which replaces the red kit worn last season. The kit is produced by Xara and will run for one year, until the end of the 2008-2009 season. The first deliveries are expected by mid-August. The shirt price is: adult short-sleeve £40, youth short-sleeve £30, ladies' £36, goalkeeper adult £45, goalkeeper youth £35, adult long-sleeve £45 and infant kit £27.

Asked for his opinion on the new kit, Roeder was complimentary about the design on both new Aviva strips. "I think the new kit is fantastic. Obviously we're very lucky to secure Aviva as our new sponsor, and I think it's a great new strip. Both the home and away kits are special, and I hope they bring us lots of luck this year.


Cardiff City Football Club have struck a new £250,000 shirt deal with South Wales transport firm Vansdirect, and are proud to unveil details of an exciting new partnership for the historic final year at Ninian Park.

The new shirt sponsorship deal with Vansdirect will run for one year, with the option of a second season for the two parties. The design of the shirt is inspired by the 1970s yellow and white-striped kit as chosen by fans to commemorate the last season at Ninian Park. The shirt also reverts back to the daffodil and dragon badge which the club used before the recent St David’s version.

The UK's leading van supplier have agreed to become the FA Cup Finalists principal sponsor for the 2008/09 Championship season, with the Vansdirect logo adorning the Cardiff City home and away kit as supplied by Joma.

Both Cardiff City FC and Vansdirect are energised by the prospect of working together over the coming year and plan to maximise the partnership to the benefit of both organisations.

Cardiff City supporters will also be able to capitalise on the new relationship, with some initiative offers planned during yet another exciting Championship season.Peter Ridsdale, Cardiff City Chairman said: "We are absolutely delighted to have secured our new shirt sponsorship deal with Vansdirect. They have been corporate sponsors for the last two years including generously supplying a vehicle to football in the community and this new deal is a major step change in their level of commitment to this Football Club.