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How To Rule The Pitch – Referee Tips

The football pitch isn’t just home for the players and the fans. Working as a referee can be just as rewarding as actually playing the game. But bear in mind, the referee has the most important role on the pitch. As a ref, it’s your job to ensure the game runs smoothly and make all of the decisions. Whatever you say, goes! A referee must have a number of imperative skills and attributes if they are to successfully rule the pitch.  So, have you got what it takes? Decisive Probably the most important... 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

How To Speed Up Your Recovery

Within a sport as fast-paced as football, you’re bound to witness the odd injury. Sadly, 99% of the time there’s simply no avoiding it. And if you’re unlucky enough to fall victim to injury, you need to make sure you know what’s best when it comes to recovery. Recovery can be both physically and mentally painful. As much as you want to grab your boots and head back out onto the field, it’s important you let your body fully recover. Running back to the beautiful game too early can end... Read More

Denis Law Receives CBE

Mitre’s first ever official spokesperson receives CBE in New Year Honours List. The former Scotland and Manchester United striker, 75, was recognised for his work supporting charities as well as his incredible sporting achievements. Aberdeen-born Law is Scotland’s all-time leading goal scorer with 30 goals in 55 internationals. He began his playing career at Huddersfield Town in the mid-1950s and is best known for his 11 years at Manchester United, scoring 237 goals in 404 games. In 1964, the striker was named European footballer of the year, the same year... Read More


University Trials : Our Top Tips

With so many young hopefuls taking part, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. Fortunately, Mitre is here with some helpful tips to make a good impression and on how to have a good game.

5-a-Side Like a Pro

As the nights draw in and you find that you’re leaving work in a perfect storm of wind and rain, there’s no better way to shake off that post-office stress than a game of 5-a-side with your mates. Sure these games can be a great laugh, but to really get something out of your precious evening it may be time to take things to the next level: perhaps you’ve joined a league or just want to be more competitive when facing your friends. Either way here’s a few tips on... Read More

Mitre Launch Personalised Football – The Ideal Gift

It seems like every kid remembers their first Mitre football but imagine if that football had been personalised just for them? Imagine if it was waiting for them on Christmas morning? We are delighted to announce that we will now be offering you the chance to order personalised footballs at Better yet, they’re available for a special offer price, with more than enough time to get them before Christmas. Here in the UK, playing with your Mitre football is as much a part of growing up as climbing trees... Read More

Mitre launches Delta V12S Football

Mitre Sports International, is delighted to announce the launch of its new professional football, the Delta V12S. The Delta V12S retains Mitre’s unique 12 panel construction that featured on the V12 model, offering enhanced aerodynamics, optimising the speed and accuracy of a shot. A more visible and recognisable graphic made up of non-organic shapes causes visual surface disruption ensuring maximum visibility from any angle. The bright colour allows you to see the ball quicker, easier and at faster speeds. In addition to the launch of the standard Delta V12S, all... Read More

Mitre Sports International announces new partnership with AFF Suzuki Cup

    Mitre is proud to announce it is the Official Football Supplier to the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 co-hosted by Singapore and Vietnam. It is a biennial football competition organised by the AFF (Asean Football Federation) and contested by the national teams of South East Asia. This partnership is a great opportunity for us to build brand awareness on a global scale, whilst creating new sales opportunities in countries where football is watched and loved by millions. Football is proven as the number one sport in the region and... Read More