The Football League has given Ipswich and Newcastle dispensation to wear commemorative shirts when the teams meet at Portman Road on 26 September.

Sir Bobby, who served both The Magpies and The Tractor Boys with great distinction during a decorated managerial career which spanned 40 years, passed away in July at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer.

In the aftermath of his passing, both St.James' Park and Portman Road were visited by thousands of fans from around the world wishing to pay their respects to the former England boss.

And The Football League have now granted special dispensation for the two sides to alter their playing kit for the game on September 26.

The Newcastle and Ipswich shirts, will be embroidered with the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation logo and the words "Ipswich Town v Newcastle United, September 26th, 2009".

The shirts will later be auctioned in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation which helps fund cancer research.


Partick Thistle and Greaves Sports today launched the club’s new centenary strip made by Puma, 100 years to the day since the Jags’ first ever game at Firhill.

The commemorative and limited edition strip will be worn for the first time by Thistle this Saturday during the league match against Dunfermline at Firhill. To celebrate the occasion the club is hosting a gala family day at the ground from 11am and will also provide the first 100 visitors to the Aitken Suite before kick-off with a free drink of their choice.

Jags captain Alan Archibald, a product of the club’s youth system and currently enjoying his testimonial season, was joined by Northern Ireland international goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey, who will celebrate his own centenary on Saturday by making his 100th start for the club, to model the new traditional-style dark blue strip.

Archibald said: “Partick Thistle has a proud football heritage in this city and this strip, which the players have really taken to, is a great way of marking 100 years at Firhill.”


Today, at the headquarters of Macron, the 2009 centenary kit of Bologna FC was presented to the media by Marco Di Vaio and President Francesca Menarini, along with Alessandro Tommasi, Marketing Director of Macron. Macron and Bologna FC continue their partnership that sees them together since 2001

On Sunday, October 4th, the day after the anniversary of the Centenary, Bologna will wear this special centenary kit against Genoa. They are thought to have adopted their red and blue stripes from Crystal Palace F.C.



Real Madrid have unveiled their new 09/10 Champions League away kit made by Adidas, which will be available through the FSC shop soon.

The main difference compared to their league away kit is the appearance of a Spanish flag above the Santiago Bernabeu crest, the golden Adidas stripes and logo and a round collar. The symbol, which represents the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, is a tribute to Real Madrid and its football sanctuary.

It is a stage that has witnessed Real Madrid’s glorious accomplishments in sports and it reflects the essence and grandeur of the club. It will also host the final of the this year's Champions League final.


Sevilla unveiled the new Champions League Home and Away shirts made by Joma.

The CL home shirt is white, with red-yellow sleeves and black socks, with a red and black striped CL away shirt. Their kit is provided by the sports clothing and equipment manufacturer Joma and sponsored by Asian online gaming company 12BET.


Livingston Football Club unveiled their new 09/10 Home Kit made by Umbro, and announced a major new sponsorship deal with West Lothian supply chain solutions company Fasteq.

The new kits will be supplied by Edinburgh-based football kit specialists Football Nation in partnership with Umbro.

Based in Linlithgow, Fasteq manage the supply of fastener parts to the aerospace and defence industries within Scotland and the rest of the UK.

They have committed to build on an existing, long term commercial relationship and become the club’s main sponsor for season 2009-10, with a further option for 2010-11.

“We’re absolutely delighted to unveil Fasteq as our new main sponsor,” commented Ged Nixon, the chief executive of Livingston FC.



The new Manchester City 09/10 third kit has been officially unveiled last week. Many City fans have been waiting for the full unveiling of the kit and they won't be disappointed. The kit goes back to the Seventies and is probably best described as a ‘classic remastered’. kit designer, David Blanch, definitely thinks so:

"The third kit is something that I believe is very special. It’s a modern interpretation Of City’s original sash design. However, we have moved the sash design to the other side. One of the reasons for doing this is that we wanted to draw attention to the crest, and this was done with the full support of the club and the club’s sponsor, Ethiad.


Borussia Dortmund unveiled the 100th Anniversary football shirt made by Kappa. In the presence of numerous BVB Stars the extraordinary outfit was presented in Borusseum. Following the "Golden Decade" of BVB, Kappa and Borussia have decided to develop a special jersey which shows their achievements.

The classic design of the anniversary shirt  is inspired by the legendary floodlight shirts used in 1963, in which BVB, defeated Benfica 5-0. "With this special design, we would like to congratulate BVB with their anniversary and relive the amazing history of Borussia Dortmund," said Cornelia Schmidt, managing director of Kappa GmbH Germany.



Boca Juniors unveiled the new 09/10 away shirt designed by Nike.

The new away shirt of Boca Juniors is predominantly white with a yellow stripe and dark blue lines in the center, respecting the history of the institution.

Inside the collar the shirt proudly displays the colours blue and white, representing the flag of Argentina. The shield with 50 stars indicating each championship obtained by the club, along with the three stars that show the obtained Intercontinental Cups.

The phrase “República de La Boca Buenos Aires” is located on the side of the garment.

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