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Mitre & ESF Announce Continued Partnership

MITRE AND ESF ANNOUNCE RENEWED PARTNERSHIP Mitre have today announced their continued partnership with ESF – providers of the biggest youth football festival in the UK. The partnership will see Mitre continue their support of grassroots and youth football. Mitre have been supporting ESF for the past 3 years. With 1,200 teams taking part, and over 40,000 people participating every year, ESF is the largest youth football festival in the UK. The tournament is run over various locations including award winning Butlin’s resorts in Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness –... Read More

The Legend Returns as Mitre Announced Continued WPL Partnership

The Welsh Premier League is pleased to announce that Mitre will continue to be the Official Match Ball provider to the WPL after signing a new three-year partnership. The deal will see clubs play with an exciting new football with the return of Mitre’s most iconic trademark – the Delta. Redesigned, reinvented and rejuvenated, the Delta is back as Mitre’s new official match ball for the WPL, EFL and SPFL, engineered for optimal control, accuracy and power. Instantly recognisable thanks to its heritage, the Delta holds a unique place at... Read More

SuperCup NI Launches

The SuperCup NI kicks off in a matter of weeks – with the ball of choice one again being the Mitre ProMax. The tournament, previously known as the Milk Cup, has seen it’s graduates win World Cups along with European trophies – and this years group will be hoping their future is as bright as those before them. Double winner Keith Gillespie was one of those at the launch and he reckons his former club Manchester United will continue to be a force at the SuperCupNI after their entry this... Read More

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Carabao Cup – Round One Draw

Streamed live across Facebook from Bangkok – the Carabao Cup draw has been made. The competition (previously the Capital One Cup and EFL Cup last season) has a new title sponsor who are certainly making an impression with their unique ideas. Carabao – who also partner with Chelsea and Reading – held the competition draw in their home country Thailand. Last season the Cup was won by Manchester United as they defeated Southampton – after an epic performance by Zlatan! But who’ll be making their way to the final this... Read More

GETTING STARTED IN RUGBY…

How to get started in rugby Depending on whether you are a junior or an adult, there are various ways to get involved in playing rugby. Whether you’re interested in rugby union, rugby league, wheelchair rugby or touch rugby, there are opportunities all over the UK for people of all ages and abilities to take up the sport. You might want to take part just for fun and to stay active, or maybe it’s something you want to take a little more seriously. Many secondary schools across the UK have... Read More

Handsworth Announce Mitre Partnership

Handsworth Parramore FC have today announce their delight at renewing their kit deal with Mitre – whilst securing a fantastic sponsorship deal – with Sheffield based Electrical and Mechnmical Services Contractors H.E.Barnes – for the next two seasons. The deal will see Mitre produce a bespoke kit for Handsworth through local retailer DB Sports – which will be proudly worn across all age groups at the club. Club Vice Chairman Steve Holmes said of the Deal, “Its the 1st time we have ever had a bespoke kit made and our thanks... Read More

Mitre Announced as Official Football Partner of Powerleague

Mitre have today announced their continued partnership with Powerleague, the world’s largest small-sided football centre operator. The deal will see all leagues across the Powerleague Community Clubs play with a unique Mitre football. The specialist ball to be used across Powerleague clubs has been engineered to perform at a lower air pressure – ideal for fast paced play across the floor. Crafted with revolutionary Hyperseam technology – which ensures boosted power, rapid speed and pin-point accuracy – the ball delivers unrivalled performance on artificial pitches. Donna Smith, Brand Manager at... 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

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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 back as Mitre’s new official match ball for the EFL and SPFL, engineered for optimal control, accuracy and power. Instantly recognisable thanks to its heritage and memorable white, blue and red design, the Delta holds a unique place at the heart of English football and over the years has been treasured by players and fans... Read More