Nathan Spencer

Hyde United announce Mitre kit partnership

Hyde United announce exciting new partnership with global sports brand Mitre Evo-Stik Northern Premier League football club Hyde United has today announced an apparel partnership with British football brand Mitre. The kit partnership will see Mitre supply playing jerseys and trainingwear to players, coaches and club members across all senior and academy teams. Hyde United, formed in 1885, will continue in their traditional colours, wearing a red Mitre Charge jersey throughout the 2017-18 season for home fixtures, whilst choosing a yellow and green option for their away jersey. The deal... Read More

Three Top Training Exercises For Football Coaches

When it comes to coaching a football team, the key to seeing the players at their best is by keeping them engaged and interested in the game. The equation is simple – if they are focused on what they are doing, all efforts will be focused on playing to the best of their ability. But how do you get players to stay engaged? This can often be a struggle with younger players, but no matter what age group you are training – whether it’s under 7s or adults – there... Read More

The Legend Returns

Mitre, match ball of choice for the English Football League for over 40 years, is ready to make history again with the return of its iconic Delta trademark. Redesigned, reinvented and rejuvenated, the Delta is coming back. The Delta holds a unique place at the heart of English football pitches and its return means that a new generation of players can now have their first football experiences with a brand new ball with the same legendary trademark. Over the next four weeks we’ll be giving you exclusive teasers as The Legend... Read More

EFL Team of the Season

Football Manager Team of the Season On Sunday the stars of the EFL headed to Park Lane in London to attend the prestigious EFL Awards – celebrating the huge achievements both on and off the field of those involved across the 72 English Football League clubs. One of the key awards of the evening was the Team of the Season – a squad put together of players from the Championship, League One and League Two who’ve all had exceptional seasons for their clubs. Manager – Darren Ferguson Heading up the... Read More

Grassroots UK Netball – A Growing Sport

Grassroots netball experiencing unprecedented UK growth In December 2016, Sport England reported that over 180,000 people (aged 16+) are participating in netball weekly – which is over 25,000 more people than the year before and the highest figure since records began, a decade earlier. We spoke to netball player and coach, Siobhan Tarleton, first team coach for Merseyside’s Magenta Netball Club and under 11’s coach at Winwood Netball Club, to get her take on the unprecedented recent growth of the grassroots game. 1. Why do you think that the sport... Read More

Road to the Checkatrade Trophy Final

Come Sunday afternoon one team will be walking away from Wembley – crowned as champions. Coventry City face Oxford United in what promises to be a great finale to the revamped competition. Wembley wont be a new experience for some of the Oxford players. Last year they fought their way to the final of the Johnstones Paint Trophy – only to lose out to Barnsley in a thrilling game. For Coventry it’s a much needed visit to the home of football. They currently find themselves lying at the bottom of... Read More

Mitre Goal of the Year 2016

Mitre have once again teamed up with the EFL and Football on 5 to give you the opportunity to vote for the best English Football League goal of 2016! There has been plenty! With 72 teams battling it out in the Championship, League One and League Two throughout the standard season, as well as the Play-Off’s, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy there were plenty to choose from. Fantastic team goals! Thunderbolts into the top corner! Cheeky chips! Incredible Volleys! After every EFL club submitted their stand-out goal of the last... Read More

Pre-Season Like A Pro

It’s that time again! Before we can enjoy a successful season, we need to put some time and effort into a productive pre-season. By now, the pros have put a serious amount of time and effort (and buckets of sweat) into the process of conditioning their bodies after a break. It’s physically tough and mentally tougher, but they’ll reap the benefits through the season ahead. Now it’s your turn. Ok, you play in front of ten, instead of tens of thousands, but your aim is the same: to play well... Read More

Football League Trophy Preview

This weekend sees North vs South as Barnsley and Oxford United battle it out at Wembley to become the holders of the Johnstones Paint Trophy for the first time. Mitre has a long association with the Football League Trophy final, having been the official ball supplier for the Football League for over 40 years, and during that time our balls have been used in many epic matches – including Bristol City’s triumph last season. Our bespoke Mitre Delta Hyperseam is the ball of choice for the final at Wembley on... Read More

How to Guide : Hitting a Shot Like a Rocket!

Every game of 5-a-side has one: the guy who strikes fear into the heart of opposition players when it comes to their turn to play in goal. You might think this is a question of raw power, but truth is it is often the result of practice and perfect technique. In fact, sheer power can actually slow the ball down. Today’s article will reveal the correct technique required to unleash an unstoppable shot at the opposition goal. Discover the steps and then apply them during your next game. HOW TO... Read More