I have been involved in a number of discussions with Umbro
over the past few months in preparation for next season and their approach to quality, design and the technical aspects of the product is unique and I have no doubt it will help us to perform to our full potential on the pitch.
A spokesman for Manchester City declined to comment, and an Umbro
spokesman said they could find no record of a call about commission.
As well as providing all playing and training kit for various England teams, Umbro
holds the rights to the sale and distribution of England replica kit.
It is understood the Toon owner bought his shares at a price above the 195p offered by Nike, which has also led to speculation he may be considering a complete takeover of Umbro
Nike have agreed to keep Umbro
's headquarters in the UK and to conduct business under the Umbro
, based in Cheadle, designs and markets soccer-related apparel, footwear and equipment sold in more than 90 countries.
This dynamic alignment of Umbro
and Nike, with our complementary strengths and numerous ways to segment and grow the market, will lead the game at every level throughout the world.
The Centenary season should be a great celebration for everybody connected with Chelsea and we look forward to Umbro
sharing in that," said Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon.
but also features winners of the new Umbro
Isotonic awards for player of the month and goalscorer of the month in each of the three football league divisions.
spends around 50m [pounds sterling] supporting its brand worldwide and sponsors a host of sporting stars including Liverpool and England footballer Michael Owen.
MERCURY Sport has teamed up with football specialists UMBRO
to give one lucky reader a fantastic footy prize.
NYSE:NKE) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Umbro
affiliate brand to Iconix Brand Group, Inc.