Airdrie United have landed a lucrative new sponsorship deal with a local regeneration initiative. The five-year deal, worth an estimated £300,000, will see the born-again club officially sponsored by the Airdrie Regeneration Partnership (ARP) – a massive new development in the town of Airdrie and surrounding areas.The Partnership is under the control of the Gillespie Investment Group. The Gillespie family has a long history of supporting football in the town and this new sponsorship renews a strong link between the company and the football club.
ARP will be the official club sponsors and the logo will be displayed on their strips. The new Airdrie United shirts were delivered to the club’s Excelsior Stadium today (Friday) by helicopter and both club and sponsors are delighted at the new arrangement."We are very pleased to have secured such a positive sponsorship," says Airdrie United chairman Jim Ballantyne. "We look forward to working closely with them over the coming years.
Fiorentina unveiled their new home, away and 3rd football shirts for the 2007/2008 season on their official club website. ACF Fiorentina is an Italian football club based in Florence (Firenze), Tuscany.
The club's traditional colors were originally red and white but were changed to purple and white in 1928; since then, the club has been generally known as "i Viola" (the purple ones).
Southend United have launched their brand new kit for the coming Coca-Cola League One season today on southendunited.co.uk
The Blues will be lining up in a new strip as they aim to gain promotion back into the Championship. Following record shirt sales with Blues supporters last season, this years kit is expected to prove just as popular with Southend fans .
Replica football shirts sold to children will no longer carry the logos of alcohol-industry sponsors under rules as unveiled in June 2007.
Drinks firms sponsoring sports teams have agreed that it is inappropriate for children to wear shirts advertising alcohol brands.
The announcement by the Portman Group, which represents Britain’s main drinks companies, comes just days before the government announces its new alcohol strategy.
It will be seen as a gesture by the multi-billion-pound drinks industry to head off more draconian government action amid concern about soaring levels of alcohol abuse among the young.
The government’s new alcohol strategy is expected to require pubs, supermarkets and off-licences to display alcohol health warnings at the bar or tills, as well as labels on drinks bottles and cans. Details of the scheme are being negotiated between the Department of Health and the drinks industry.
Linfield Football Club is pleased to announce the launch of the eagerly awaited, new 2007-08 UMBRO away kit. Entertainment and refreshments will be available as the "Back to Back Double Winners" put on sale a striking new kit, produced by leading kit manufacturers and faithful club sponsors, UMBRO.
It is a new away kit which is sure to be a massive hit with all Linfield supporters and it is sure to be a top seller over the busy summer season.
Lending their support to the occasion will be a number of players from David Jeffrey’s first team squad.
They are looking forward to meeting and greeting the club’s supporters and they will be available for the photo opportunities, much sought after by many Linfield supporters.
Adidas and Ajax unveiled their new Adidas Ajax shirt for the 2007/2008 season. Through placement of the 3 Andreas-crosses on the red part of the shirt, the club shows the logo of the city of Amsterdam.
The Andreas-crosses are "pressed" within the high-quality 3D structured material of the shirt. The fabric has a 3D structure to make it "breathe" in a better way. Adidas made the Andreas-crosses logo's by pressing them within the 3D structure of the shirt. So there are 3 "flat" Andreas-crosses within the 3D structure of the shirt without printed matter or other additions at the shirt.
Ajax Fans can be happy. Through the use of this design technique, a striking new Ajax shirt was born, without changing the club's so characteristic basis shirt design.
Preston North End's 2007/08 Replica Strips have been officially unveiled for the coming season. The new home replica strip goes on sale on Saturday 16th June from PNE Shop but orders can be placed right now.
Fans can also pre-order the new away strip today with an expected general release in July. The home and away kits see the continuation of PNE's successful partnerships with Club Sponsors Enterprise PLC and manufacturers Diadora. Both the kits and selected clothing from this season's leisurewear range were officially unveiled to hundreds of golden ticket winners, clients and attending media at the Club's Replica Kit Launch Event on Thursday night. North End Chairman Derek Shaw said: "It is an exciting event every year when we unveil the new kit and this year's are of excellent design and quality.
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