Mitre Blog

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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

Hyde United announce Mitre kit partnership

Hyde United announce exciting new partnership with global sports brand Mitre Evo-Stik Northern Premier League football club Hyde United has today announced an apparel partnership with British football brand Mitre. The kit partnership will see Mitre supply playing jerseys and trainingwear to players, coaches and club members across all senior and academy teams. Hyde United, formed in 1885, will continue in their traditional colours, wearing a red Mitre Charge jersey throughout the 2017-18 season for home fixtures, whilst choosing a yellow and green option for their away jersey. The deal... Read More

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Berwick Rangers Announce Mitre Kit Deal

Berwick Rangers Football Club have today announced a new kit partnership with Scottish retailer Football National Teamwear, which will see Mitre become the Club’s Official Kit Manufacturer. The deal, which will come into play from June 1st 2017, will see Berwick Rangers FC wear Mitre home and away kits for the next three seasons. Mitre, one of the most established names in world football and also provide professional footballs to the SPFL, have a significant presence in UK football and are delighted to add Berwick Rangers FC to their portfolio... Read More

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The Sky Bet League One play-off final preview – Bradford City Vs Millwall

The final promotion place to the Sky Bet Championship is up for grabs on Saturday 20th May, as Bradford City and Millwall meet at Wembley for the decider. They will be playing with the specially produced Mitre match ball (limited edition). We preview the action below: Bradford City After a tense two legs against Fleetwood in the play-off semi-finals, Bradford City made it through to the final by a single goal. Cue celebrations all round after experiencing disappointment at the same stage last season, where they were put out by... Read More

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Sky Bet League Two play-offs semi-finals: the runners and riders

The final fight for promotion to the Sky Bet League One is on, with four teams about to battle for that final place. Here we take a quick look at those involved and how things are shaping up for the biggest 180 minutes of the season so far for these clubs and their fans. Blackpool Blackpool fought their way into the last play-off place with their victory over, already relegated, Leyton Orient in their last league game. Blackpool fans have been on a rollercoaster in the last decade, from the... Read More

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EFL Announce Highest EFL Attendance Figures In Nearly 60 Years!

The English Football League, a partner Mitre have worked with for over 40 years have today announce great growth in the first season after their re-brand. Over 18 million people made their way through EFL turnstiles during the 2016/17 season with clubs recording their highest cumulative attendances since 1959. EFL Clubs have seen an impressive 11% increase in matchday attendances from last season with the largest crowds in almost 60 years attending games across the Sky Bet EFL. A key factor in the increase were the record breaking attendances during... Read More

Three Top Training Exercises For Football Coaches

When it comes to coaching a football team, the key to seeing the players at their best is by keeping them engaged and interested in the game. The equation is simple – if they are focused on what they are doing, all efforts will be focused on playing to the best of their ability. But how do you get players to stay engaged? This can often be a struggle with younger players, but no matter what age group you are training – whether it’s under 7s or adults – there... 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 coming back. The Delta holds a unique place at the heart of English football pitches and its return means that a new generation of players can now have their first football experiences with a brand new ball with the same legendary trademark. Over the next four weeks we’ll be giving you exclusive teasers as The Legend... Read More

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EFL Team of the Season

Football Manager Team of the Season On Sunday the stars of the EFL headed to Park Lane in London to attend the prestigious EFL Awards – celebrating the huge achievements both on and off the field of those involved across the 72 English Football League clubs. One of the key awards of the evening was the Team of the Season – a squad put together of players from the Championship, League One and League Two who’ve all had exceptional seasons for their clubs. Manager – Darren Ferguson Heading up the... Read More