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Blackburn Rovers 07/08 Home kit made by Umbro

This is the new Blackburn Rovers home kit for the 07/08 season made by Umbro.

The Blackburn Rovers colours for 2007/08 are voted for by fans. For 2007/08 the traditional blue & white remains, however the away kit is a brand new idea using the exisiting away colours (black & red) for the first time in a halved formation.

Umbro will be the exclusive supplier of the Rovers' playing and training kit for the forthcoming 2007/08 Premier League season.

News of this exciting new partnership comes just days after the Rovers' senior squad returned to training with manager Mark Hughes keen to build on the success enjoyed by the club over the past two seasons.

Rovers' Managing Director Tom Finn said: "We are delighted to welcome UMBRO as our new technical partner. UMBRO is a renowned international brand and we believe the partnership will more than satisfy all of our playing and replica kit requirements."

The club's new replica kit will be available from August 23rd and Mr Finn added: "As this exciting new arrangement has only just been finalised, that is the earliest date available to us this year.

"However, we fervently believe that in developing a close association with UMBRO going forward, we will be able to offer our replica kit to supporters much earlier in the summer than has been possible in recent years."

Rovers join Umbro's UK portfolio of clubs including, Everton, Rangers, Wigan, West Bromwich Albion, Nottingham Forest, Birmingham City, Hull City, West Ham United, Heart of Midlothian, Sunderland, Linfield and Glentoran as well as international teams such as Olympique Lyonnnias, Santos, Independiente, Cruz Azul, CSKA Moscow, Besiktas. Gamba Osaka.

In addition, UMBRO are also the kit manufactures for the national teams of England, Sweden, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Norway.

UMBRO's Director of Football, Simon Marsh said "It is with great pleasure that we have now added Blackburn Rovers to our international portfolio of contracted teams.

"In the past 18 months we have worked hard to implement our strategy of creating geographical representation within the United Kingdom and to add Blackburn Rovers is fantastic news for the brand.

"It was evident from the outset that both parties had a desire to work together and I'm delighted that this has been achieved. UMBRO hope this will be a platform for Rovers to go on to achieve greater success both on and off the field of play.


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