Partners & Sponsorship

The S-League Returns!

The 2017 S.League is due to kick off on Sunday 26th February, when defending champions Albirex Niigata FC will take on Tampines Rovers FC. The match will take place at 6pm in the National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub, in what will be an explosive start to the season for the Singaporean football league. Following Albirex Niigata’s triumph last season, the pressure is on as they kick off in 2017 as champions. With head coach Naoki Naruo returning to Japan at the end of last year and former Shimizu... Read More

The EFL Cup Final: Preview

The 2017 EFL cup final is fast approaching, as Manchester United are due to take on Southampton on Sunday 26th February at Wembley Stadium. Despite Man United’s 2nd leg defeat against Hull, the Red Devils managed to secure their spot in the final by winning 3-2 on aggregate. If they are victorious at Wembley this month, this means José Mourinho will have managed to double the trophy tally of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, following last year’s FA Cup win under Louis van Gaal. Given that Manchester City were winners... Read More

Mitre Announces Ryman League Deal

The Ryman League’s clubs and their fans can start looking forward to benefitting from a new match ball and benchwear sponsorship partnership with leading international sports brand Mitre. The partnership will kick-off in at the beginning of the 2017-18 season, and will see all 72 clubs throughout the Rymans League use a unique Mitre professional football and wear Mitre benchwear when on the touchline! The football will be engineered with Hyperseam technology – a patented technology designed to deliver unrivalled performance, pin-point accuracy and rapid speed. The football with reflect... Read More

The Ultimate Youth Football Tour

With over 1100 teams attending every year ESF is the biggest youth football festival in the UK. Mitre have been at the heart of the game for almost 200 years and they’re proud to be an Official Partner of ESF Festivals – supporting grassroots football at local levels. ESF is unlike any tournament you’ll attend. The scale is huge! Football players, fans, and family take over the biggest Haven and Butlins sites within the UK as well as Disneyland Paris – with the Finale held at the home of English... Read More

Evo-Stik League Southern – New Benchwear Partnership

Mitre has today announced a four-year benchwear partnership with the Evo-Stik Southern League. Mitre will supply benchwear to the managers, coaches and substitutes of all teams across all three divisions. The Evo-Stik Southern League, formed in 1894, is made up of three divisions – The Premier, Division One Central and Division One South and West. A total of 68 teams from both England and Wales play in the well-established League, which helps form step three and four of the English football League system. The Evo-Stik League Southern’s spokesman said “We... Read More

For Club & Country : The National Football Museum

On the eve of the most poignant date of the year for anyone involved in military conflict, the Woodland Trust and National Football Museum played host to a significant and moving event of its own in Manchester. Our ‘For Club and Country’ partnership pays tribute to footballing heroes who took part in the First World War and a dinner at the National Football Museum in Manchester was the official launch of our plans to commemorate all involved. On arrival, guests attended a reception with the opportunity to see the Victoria Cross... Read More

EFL Season 16/17: Manager ins and outs

The season is in full-swing and the transfer window is well-and-truly closed. With all the spotlight on record-breaking signings and new-stars joining the EFL, it is easy to forget that managers can chop and change just as much as the players. So here at Mitre, we have decided to give you a rundown on some of the eagerly-anticipated managers joining the EFL this season. Nottingham Forest – Philippe Montanier On the 27th of June 2016, Nottingham Forest said hello to their new manager, Philippe Montanier. The French manager used to... Read More

The youngsters that have made the biggest impact on the EFL

  you cant win anything with kids –  – Alan Hansen MOTD 1995 Strong words from Alan Hansen regarding Manchester United and their opening game in 1995.  Despite his confident words and manner, Manchester United actually won the league that season – alongside the FA Cup! This was the start of United securing the first of what was to be two consecutive double-winning seasons – a feat never before seen in English football.  So it would seem Alan was wrong, you can win with kids. In fact, it’s possible to... Read More


Last week the EFL announced a partnership with nationwide retailer Wickes to become the Official Home Improvement and Building Materials partner of the EFL. The innovative multi-channel retailer has penned a three-year deal, providing the brand with a series of marketing and promotion rights across all 72 clubs. Wickes will directly engage with fans of the EFL through a newly launched initiative, ‘Because support begins at home’, which will include ticket promotions and appearances from some of the EFL’s top talent. A second promotion, ‘Kits for Kids’, aimed at supporting... Read More

The one’s to watch this season in the EFL

It’s safe to say that the season is well and truly underway, and some players are demonstrating to their managers and fans why they deserve their place in the starting 11. So here at Mitre, we have produced a rundown of the one’s to watch this season in the EFL. Josh Morris League One side Scunthorpe United are currently sitting in 3rd place, 3 points off the top spot – thanks to midfielder Josh Morris. So far this season, Morris has scored a total of 5 goals for United, averaging... Read More