PUMA and the Italian Football Association (FIGC) have announced the continuation of their successful partnership beyond the 2014 World Cup and therewith reconfirm the contract signed in 2003 and renewed in November 2005.

The FIGC has underlined the long-term strategic partnership with PUMA especially with regards to the EURO 2008 and the World Cup 2010 in South Africa.

PUMA will be the technical sponsor of all on-field, sideline, training and representation apparel and equipment to the associated Men’s and Women’s National Teams including the Futsal and Beach Soccer Teams beyond the 2014 World Cup.

In March 2007 this magnificient 1933/34 Arsenal Shirt made by Bukta and Signed by all players went up for auction on ebay. The seller added the following information:

My father in-law has a signed shirt from 1933/34, it is signed by all players and is dedicated to Tom Webster (former newspaper cartoonist)

I believe it was due to Tom Webster that the arsenal shirt has white sleeves and this is why he was presented with this item, my father in-law got it from his farther who knew Tom Webster. The only other shirt of it's kind is owned by arsenal I believe. It is the FIRST Arsenal shirt to have white sleeves.

Umbro, the biggest British kit manufacturer around will now be responsible for supplying the Tigers with their playing and training kits for the next 3 seasons.

Umbro's Director of Football, Simon Marsh, added: 'It is with great delight that we have now added Hull City to our international portfolio of contracted teams.

'In the past eighteen months we have worked hard to implement our strategy of creating geographical representation within the United Kingdom.

To add Hull City is fantastic news for the brand and it was evident from the outset that both parties had a desire to find a solution and I'm therefore delighted that this was achieved for an initial three year period.

Toronto FC unveiled their striking new jerseys at a media event held at sponsor BMO Bank of Montreal's First Canadian Place branch in downtown Toronto. Maurice Edu, the first pick in the 2007 Major League Soccer (MLS)

SuperDraft and Toronto FC's first pick in team history, wore the new jersey for photographers, reporters and guests who attended a news media briefing at the corner of King and Bay Streets in the heart of the city's financial district.

The jersey is manufactured by adidas and features distinctly European styling. .

AEG, operators of Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy, and Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition direct-selling company, announced a five-year, between $3.5 million and $5 million a year expansion of Herbalife's agreement with AEG making Herbalife the presenting sponsor of the Los Angeles Galaxy. The agreement gives Herbalife on-jersey exposure for its brand beginning with the upcoming 2007 season, which begins April 8.

"The national and international appeal of soccer and of the Los Angeles Galaxy club in particular, is a natural fit for our global philosophy of promoting a healthy, active lifestyle" said Herbalife CEO Michael O. Johnson.

U.S. Soccer and Nike have unveiled a striking new 2007 U.S. Men's National Team Third Jersey in royal blue with white pin-stripes

The USA will wear the impressive new uniform on Sunday against Ecuador in Tampa, Fla., and on March 28 against Guatemala in Frisco, Texas. The royal blue uniform also features royal blue shorts and socks.

The 2007 USA Third Jersey is another example of Nike's worldwide commitment to providing players with garments that are both comfortable and technically advanced. 

Gillingham FC have revealed a choice of three possible kits for next season, whilst also revealing the clubs kit supplier Uhlsport will not continue and will be replaced by a new supplier named Vandnel.

There are a choice of three possible new kits, each will have the colours of the traditional blue for the home kit, then yellow and white for the away kits.

In the past months, adidas has made every effort to find an amicable solution with the German Football Association DFB. Unfortunately, they were not able reach an agreement.

In order to achieve an objective decision in a timely manner, they have decided to take this matter to arbitration, as stipulated in our existing contract with the DFB.

In March 2007 these match worn Hearts, Leeds United and Hull City football shirts were sold on ebay. The sellers added the following information: 


This auction is for Paul Hartleys Matchworn shirt that secured second place in the S.P.L.and qualification for The Champions League.Hearts beat Aberdeen 1-0 on the 3rd May 2006,and Paul scored the winning goal from the Penalty spot.I was fortunate enough to meet Paul before the game and he agreed to give me his shirt after the game.We arranged for him to bring the shirt over to the corner of the Gorgie Stand,where he passed it to me amid wild celebrations.Pictures show Paul walking round the pitch with the shirt in his hand,none more so than on the cover of the Mark Donaldson,and Gary Mackay book.Believe.The shirt is in excellent condition as i kept it in a temporary frame which is NOT included in this auction.

Umbro is targeting growth in new markets as it bids to overcome "challenging" trading conditions in its home market, it emerged today.

The Cheadle company, the name behind England's iconic "Three Lions" football kit, said it hoped the national side reach the finals of next year's European Championships in Austria and Switerland, or next year's profits may be hit.