The World’s First Football Club, Sheffield FC and sportswear specialist Joma Sports are delighted to announce a partnership for the 160th birthday of #theworldsfirst and the upcoming 2017/18 season.

The announcement comes following the club’s successful sponsorship with Classic Football Shirts and will see the three brands working together to protect and progress the heritage of football.

The Football Association of Ireland announced that New Balance will be the official kit supplier to the Republic of Ireland national football team, through its Irish distributor.

New Balance will supply the national team - men's and women's - from senior through to underage level with kit, training apparel and equipment from August 2017.

Carlisle United and Umbro will join forces again next season as the world famous footballing brand teams up with the Cumbrians ahead of the 2017/18 campaign as the club’s main kit supplier.

The Blues, who wore Umbro kit as they won promotion back into the Football League in 2004 and also for 10 seasons through the 1970s and 80s, will once again wear the distinctive double-diamond logo from the start of the 2017/18 season as part of a technical kit partnership which will see Umbro provide all on-pitch and training product for the Cumbrian football club.

West Bromwich Albion announced China’s eco-town specialists Palm as the Club’s new Principal Sponsor for the 2017/18 Premier League season.

The announcement triggers the countdown to Thursday’s reveal of next season’s new kit which will carry the Palm logo on the front of the shirt.

The Heart and Soul of Edinburgh meets the Heart and Soul of Football as a partnership between the famous double diamond and Heart Of Midlothian Football Club is announced.

As Hearts look forward to the forthcoming 2017/18 season, supporters can look forward to a new kit supplier following the club’s return to Manchester-based Umbro.

Lazio announced that the club signed a shirt sponsorship deal with Seleco until June 2018.

Contract value is EUR 4 million ($4.36 million) until June 30, 2018 and envisages a renewal option for 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 seasons for value of EUR 4 million per season.

AFC Bournemouth announce Umbro as their new technical kit supplier, in a club record deal.

Umbro will supply the Cherries’ bespoke kit, replica and training wear for an initial five-year period, beginning with the 2017/18 season.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst revealed how the Feyenoord shirt will look with the logo of Feyenoord’s new main shirt sponsor Qurrent.

The head coach did so after the press conference in which Feyenoord and Qurrent management explained the partnership, which will initially run for four years. The black Qurrent logo will be displayed on the first team shirt, as well as the jerseys of Feyenoord Academy and Sportclub Feyenoord until 2021. The official shirt for the 2017-2018 season will be unveiled at the start of the new season.

Puma will take over from Kappa as the new, long-term partner of Borussia Mönchengladbach. As of 1st July 2018, the sports brand will be the Fohlenelf’s official kit supplier.

The new partnership was announced at a joint press conference in Mönchengladbach by the club’s manager Stephan Schippers, Borussia Mönchengladbach sports director Max Eberl and General Manager Puma DACH Matthias Bäumer. Referring to the historical success story from 1976 to 1992 and the new common goals, the partnership runs under the slogan “What belongs together comes together".

Puma and French Ligue 1 football club Olympique De Marseille have announced an official long-term partnership, that brings together two of the most passionate, authentic and ambitious brands in the Football industry.

Effective 1st July 2018, Puma will become the official partner of Olympique De Marseille and the global technical supplier and official licensing partner of Olympique De Marseille.