the players will be wearing brand new playing and training kit next season supplied by PUMA one of the leading brands of sportswear in the UK and the world. Raith Rovers are still a bit away from gaining promotion to the First Division for next season but that hasn't stopped the club from taking a step up to the big league when it comes to kit suppliers with the official announcement today that the players will be wearing brand new playing and training kit next season supplied by PUMA one of the leading brands of sportswear in the UK and the world.

Puma is a household name throughout the world and has been a major supplier of sportswear to the stars for almost 60 years, with a fantastic record of associating their name with success.

Luton Town Football Club are pleased to announce that Puma are the Club's new kit suppliers.

The leading international sports brand have signed a two-year deal as Pro Sponsorship and Replica Kit makers, with an option to extend it beyond that.

Puma will also supply a full range of training, bench and leisure clothing.

The Hatters will wear the new home strip for the last game of the season against Sunderland on Sunday May 6.

 

 Derby County will team up with adidas next season! The Rams have entered into a five-year agreement with the world's leading sports brand who will supply team and staff kit and branded merchandise including replica kit.

"We are absolutely delighted," said Derby County managing director Mike Horton, "as adidas is a brand renowned for quality and that will appeal to our fans.

The arbitrators appointed by adidas and the German Football Association (DFB) have chosen Prof. Dr. Willi Erdmann, a former Presiding Judge at the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) as Chairman for the arbitration proceedings relating to the extension of their equipment agreement.

Until July 2002, the 69-year-old honorary professor was Presiding Judge of the First Senate responsible for copyright law, publishing law, protection of industrial property law (in particular competition and trademark law), shipping, warehousing and freight law at the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe. In addition to serving as a judge at the Federal Court of Justice for more than twenty years – as Presiding Judge of the Senate from 1996 to 2002 – he has distinguished himself through academic publications relating to copyright and trademark law. He is an honorary professor at the University of Osnabrück, where he teaches copyright, competition and trademark law.

Sunderland AFC has announced an exciting new partnership, which sees Boylesports bookmakers become the club's official sponsor at the end of the season.

Boylesportswill commit a significant investment, annually, to become Sunderland's sponsor, with the four-year deal bringing in key financial support and providing a major boost as the club looks to move forward.

During the 20th century, the imperialists drew lines on the map by which they sought to divide up the world in terms of influence.

The time of imperialism is gone, but another group of leaders is looking at the map and contemplating domination: the multinational corporations.

In the realm of sports, Nike and Adidas are the two dominant players, and they are betting their future on winning the contract for sponsorship of the Korea National Football Team.

 

During the 20th century, the imperialists drew lines on the map by which they sought to divide up the world in terms of influence.

The time of imperialism is gone, but another group of leaders is looking at the map and contemplating domination: the multinational corporations.

In the realm of sports, Nike and Adidas are the two dominant players, and they are betting their future on winning the contract for sponsorship of the Korea National Football Team.

 

Global sportslifestyle brand Puma has further increased its African footprint with the signing of a sponsorship deal with the Namibian Football Association (NFA). Namibia’s national team, the Brave Warriors, will be supplied with PUMA’s latest v-Series technical apparel and footwear for the next several years through the 2010 World CupTM in South Africa.

Jochen Zeitz of PUMA AG said: "This association underlines PUMA's commitment to African Football and specifically to the growth and development of Football in Namibia. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the NFA."

Sources in Brazil have suggested that German sportswear giant Adidas is about to heat up the brand name ‘cold war’ with American counterpart Nike with a hostile bid that will offer the Brazilian CBF three times the amount currently offered by Nike… Sources in Brazil have suggested that German sportswear giant Adidas is about to heat up the brand name ‘cold war’ with American counterpart Nike with a hostile bid that will offer the Brazilian CBF three times the amount currently offered by Nike…

Its been reported in Brazil that Adidas is to test Nike's commitment as CBF sponsor allegedly offering three times the amount currently offered by Nike.

The CBF and Nike prolonged their contract last year, signing up until 2018. However, there's nothing to stop a pre-contract been signed.

"I can’t comment on the news", responded Luciano Kleiman, Adidas’ marketing director in Brazil, "But contacts with national organisations form a regular part of our business". He refused to comment on claims that the CBF and Adidas had met several times, causing panic in the Nike ranks.

Collectors of Ajax matchworn shirts will try to get their hands on the one-off match worn Ajax shirts sponsored by Florius, which they worn today, April 1st 2007.

Mortgage company Florius was a one time shirt sponsor of Ajax Amsterdam during todays competition match Ajax - Heracles Almelo (3-0)

This initiative has been taken for the introduction of Florius as the new mortgage brand of the Dutch ABN AMRO Mortgages Group, that on 19 March officially has been launched.

Especially for this one time occasion, the more greater part of the expressions, on which generally the names ABN AMRO are mentioned, like boarding, commercials and the clothing of the first team are changed to Florius.