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Football

23/03/2020

ALL YOU NEED IS A BALL

With our stadiums, terraces and pitches stood empty, it’s easy to feel a little lost without our beloved game. It’s having an impact on all our lives in a way that we could barely have imagined just a few weeks ago. But, remember, all you need is a ball. All you need is a ball to keep you entertained, keep you active, keep footy in your heart…and if there’s no one there to kick it back, we are (albeit virtually)! Get kickin’ in the garden, keepy-uppies on the patio, jumpers... Read More

Sunday league football 30/01/2020

15 phrases you’ll hear during Sunday League football

Every Sunday morning, thousands of amateur footballers battle against any combination of hangovers, dubious fitness levels and scandalous playing surfaces in a vain attempt to demonstrate that they’ve “still got it”. While the skill levels will inevitably be lacking, one aspect of the Sunday League game is as strong as the topflight.

Futsal, what is Futsal? Futsal of Football? 03/01/2019

What is Futsal?

  What do football legends Pele, Xavi, Ronaldinho, Messi and Ronaldo all have in common? Each played Futsal in their youth to nurture their incredible skills. So, what’s all the hype about? Firstly, what exactly is Futsal? Less rules (including no offside rule!), a faster pace, smaller pitches and only 5 players-a-side has created a game that relies on incredible technical skill and close control of the ball. Individual skill is prized over old-school formations and tactics. Recognised by both UEFA and FIFA, Futsal originated from South America in the... Read More

Father’s Day 2017 : Mitre Gift Guide

Father’s Day is just around the corner, but don’t worry – you’ve still got plenty of time to buy a present for your Dad, Grandad, partner, or whoever else you might be panic-buying for over the next week or so! Father’s Day falls on Sunday 18th June this year, and Mitre has plenty of gift options available, whether your Dad enjoys football, rugby or simply lives in sportswear. The best bit about buying your Father’s Day gifts from Mitre is that our UK express delivery is only £3.85, meaning you’ll... Read More

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FOOTBALL VS RUGBY – THE FULLBACK CHALLENGE

Fiat Professional recently got four famous faces together – as football and rugby faced each other in the Fullback Challenge. The challenge pitted the fullbacks against each other in a series of strength, accuracy and versatility tests. Kitted out in their Mitre gear Danny Mills and Jackie McNamara face two former rugby players – Lee Byrne and Georgan Murphy – but only one could come out on top. The challenge coincides with the launch of the all-new Fiat Fullback pick-up and the launch of Mitres new apparel range. Challenge One The... Read More