‘LOST LIONESSES’ 1971 ENGLAND WOMEN’S TEAM CELEBRATED IN FAN LED INITIATIVE The 1971 England Women’s Team, known as the ‘Lost Lionesses’, last night (03.08.2023) were presented with upcycled caps and a hand-crafted bespoke Mitre football to commemorate being trailblazers of Women’s Football at the National Football Museum. The team, managed by Harry Batt, travelled to Mexico for a World Cup in 1971 – launching them to fame and stardom as they played in front of crowds of up to 90,000. With Women’s Football still banned at the time, on their... Read More
The 2023 Homeless World Cup begins in Sacramento next month and we’re excited to be part of it. We are delighted to announce that we will be joining forces with the Homeless World Cup in a three year partnership. which begins in July at the 2023 Sacramento Homeless World Cup – the first time the tournament will be held in the USA. It’s the second time this summer that our balls make their way to the States for a small sided tournament and this time it’s the Ultimatch One -100 of them... Read More
WE’RE LIVE ALL DAY ON SATURDAY, UNITED V CITY, ULTIMAX, HISTORY IN THE MAKING It doesn’t get much better than this. An occasion that sees Manchester City and Manchester United compete for the Emirates FA Cup for the first time in 142 years, and the Ultimax ball once again having the honour of playing its part of this competition’s supreme heritage.The blue half ascend, having last won the trophy in 2019. They are of course on the quest to complete the same treble as their great rivals managed in 1999.... Read More
Today (Thursday 1st June) marks the launch of The Soccer Tournament (TST), a new 7-a-side format bringing clubs and exhibition teams from all over the globe to North Carolina, US with a cash prize of $1million all to play for. West Ham United, Borussia Dortmund and Wrexham AFC are amongst the 32 clubs from around the world to send representative teams out to the Wakemed Soccer Park base in Cary. Mitre becomes the official ball sponsor for the high stake tournament, returning to the USA as an official sponsor, having... Read More
Football is back on the box in the UK. These are the matches you will be able to see on television this week.