Blackburn Rovers; Another Former Umbro Team Partners with Nike

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After signing Manchester City and the English FA, Nike partners with Blackburn Rovers, a former Umbro asset. Blackburn Rovers confirmed a new partnership that will see the club’s kit sponsorship move from Umbro to the Nike brand from the start of the 2013-14 season.
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Nike to Replace Umbro for England Football National Team?

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Huge news today. Nike is supposedly on the verge to replace Umbro as official kit supplier for the England National Team. According to various sources, Nike could launch a new England kit as early as next May despite the contract linking Umbro to the England football team until 2018.
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The Top 10 Football Sponsorship Deals

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As rivals argue over Manchester City football clubs’ £400m ($642.2m) sponsorship deal with Etihad Airways – both owned by Abu Dhabi – it has taken the title as football’s biggest sponsorship deal ever and will no doubt leave its Premierships rivals green with jealousy. What follows are ten other equally impressive mega bucks deals by top European football clubs.
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