As of August 2018, Mitre will be the Official Ball Supplier of The FA, which includes prestigious competitions such as The FA Cup. The partnership –due to run through to 2020 –will see Mitre Delta Max balls used across The Emirates FA Cup, The SSE Women’s FA Cup, The FA Women’s Super League, The FA Women’s Championship, The Buildbase FA Trophy and The Buildbase FA Vase. The balls will display the respective competition logo, with The Emirates FA Cup and The SSE Women’s FA Cup balls each receiving a creative, bespoke new design.
Dan Kiddle, Head of Commercial Partnerships at The FA, said: “We are delighted to announce this exciting new partnership with Mitre. We seek to maintain the highest of standards across all of our competitions, and it is fitting that we have chosen a manufacturer with a history of excellence as our official football supplier for the next three seasons. We look forward to unveiling the first new ball at the Community Shield and to working closely with Mitre to ensure our partnership reaches its full potential.”