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Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who Revolutionised Modern Football to Step Down

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Phil Knight, the co-founder of Nike, has recently called time on a more than 40-year career as chairman of the sportswear company. Nike said on Tuesday that Knight has recommended that Mark Parker, the company’s chief executive, should succeed him as chairman sometime next year. Further, the company also named Travis Knight, his son, as the newest member of Nike’s board of directors.

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Manchester United Top Social Media Followers

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Manchester United has become the first Premier League team to accumulate 100m global social media followers, having only recently become football’s first $1bn brand.
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UEFA and MasterCard: 3 More Years

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UEFA and Mastercard extended their partnership deal until 2018. The renewal includes sponsorship of the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Women’s Champions League final and the UEFA Youth League finals. The agreement will also see MasterCard continue as the Official Provider of UEFA Champions League player mascots.
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Nike Unveils Europe Top League Footballs

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Nike revealed the new Ordem 3 ball which will be used in all Premier League matches next season – featuring red panels with a fluorescent tick. The ordem will be played on La Liga, Barclays Premier League and Serie A pitches.

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AS Rome Takes Another Step Closer to Stadio Della Roma

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AS Roma President, along with project partners Lend Lease, Parsitalia, MEIS, Libeskind and LAND, hosted a media briefing earlier this week in the presence of the City Council representatives to acknowledge the submission of the comprehensive dossier to the Comune di Roma.
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adidas Unveils Ramped-Up Growth Plan For Football, Running & Originals

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At an investor event in Herzogenaurach, the adidas Group shared details on its strategic aspirations for the three adidas categories Football, Running and Originals. All three categories are key components of the Group’s 2020 strategic business plan, which was introduced earlier this year.
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Jerome Boateng Joins Jay Z’s Sports Marketing Firm ROC Nation Sports

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Jay Z’s sports management company, Roc Nation Sports, has made Jerome Boateng the first footballer on its expanding roster.

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