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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.

What an FA Cup final with Matchday with Max! 20/05/2019

What a final with Matchday with Max!

“Championes, championes, olé, olé olé” A huge weekend for football saw Man City romp home with a 6–nil defeat over Watford, and ultimately take the Emirates FA Cup back to Manchester. During the final, Mitre’s friend Matchday with Max was on hand grabbing Man City and Watford fans in the buzz of the pre and post-game action at Wembley. Check out his Emirates FA Cup video from YouTube below. History has been made! Oh Pep! Not only did City become the first team since 1903 to score six in the... Read More

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

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 rugby as part of their regular... Read More

Stenhousemuir Announce Exciting New Partnership with Mitre Sports & RJM Sports

Stenhousemuir have today announced a new kit partnership with Scottish retailer RJM Sports, which will see Mitre become the Club’s Official Kit Manufacturer for the next 3 years. The deal will see Stenhousemuir team up with Scottish based team kit supplier RJM Sports – in a deal which will ensure high quality Mitre kit and a first-class service for the club, players, community teams and fans.  Mitre have designed a unique Maroon and White jersey for home games at Ochilview Park, whilst a stylish Amber and Black design will be... Read More

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

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