Category Archives: Other Football Leagues

Cup Semifinal Kit Battle- Adidas, Nike & Under Armour in action at Wembley

We’ve come down to the last four teams standing in the FA Cup, with Manchester United, Spurs, Chelsea and Southampton set to do battle this weekend at Wembley. The first semifinal pits United (Adidas) against Spurs (Nike), with Chelsea (Nike) taking on Saints (Under Armour) on Sunday. Will the final be an Adidas v Nike one? Or Nike v Under Armour? Or a London derby between the two Nikes? Or Adidas v Under Armour?

For all the four remaining in the competition, this represents their last chance of silverware. Man City have already claimed the league and EFL Cup and United, Chelsea and Spurs have all been eliminated from continental competition. Burnley will also be watching the Chelsea Southampton clash with great interest. Unless Saints win the FA Cup, the Clarets, in all probability, will be making their first European appearance in over five decades next season Continue reading

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New IFK Goteborg Jersey 2018- IFK GBG Kappa Gothenburg Home Shirt 2018

This is the new IFK Goteborg shirt 2018, IFKGBG’s new home kit for the upcoming Allsvenskan season. Gothenburg, one of Sweden’s most popular clubs, finished a poor 10th last season and will be hoping for a better show in 2018. The new Gothenburg kit has been made by Kappa (the only Kappa sponsored top flight Swedish team) and was officially launched today (March 14, 2018) Continue reading

New Balance Porto Contract Extension

New Balance Porto Contract Extension- FCP to be outfitted by NB till 2024

Portuguese giants FC Porto have inked a contract extension with kit partners New Balance that will see the Boston based firm outfit FCP till 2024. The relationship between the two parties began in the 2014/15 season and merchandise sales for the club have grown 91% since 2014, according to data released.

Porto lost in the Round of 16 of the Champions League to another NB team, Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are one of two NB teams in the last eight of the tournament, the other being Sevilla, who upset Manchester United at Old Trafford. FCP qualified from a tough group that also involved Monaco, Leipzig and Besiktas Continue reading

CL Kit Battle- Which manufacturers will be seen in the last eight?

After nearly a month of knockout action, the last eight of the Champions League will be determined by this final set of midweek clashes. Four teams have already booked their spot- Liverpool (New Balance), Man City (Nike) and Juventus & Real Madrid (both Adidas).

We could have another New Balance team in the last eight if Sevilla upset Man Utd at Old Trafford. Barca-Chelsea and Roma-Shakhtar are both all-Nike clashes, while German champions Bayern (wearing Adidas) are all but certain to advance to the quarters after their 5-0 first leg win over Turkish giants Besiktas. Continue reading

New Cape Town City FC Jersey 2017-2018 | Umbro PSL Home & Away Kits 17-18

These are the new Cape Town City FC jerseys 2017/18, Premier Soccer League side Cape Town City’s new home and away shirts for the upcoming South African top flight season. Made by Umbro, the new kits were officially unveiled on 3 August, 2017.

The 2016/17 season was Cape Town City’s first as a PSL franchise. They were formed when John Comitis bought the league license of the Mpumalanga Black Aces and relocated them from Mbombela to Cape Town.

The side had an impressive first season. Under coach Eric Tinkler (member of South Africa’s 1996 AFCON winning squad), they finished third in the league behind Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns, and also managed to win the Telkom Knockout Cup. Continue reading

New Steaua Bucharest Jersey 2017-2018 | Nike FC Steaua Home Kit 17-18

This is the new Steaua Bucharest shirt 2017/18, FC Steaua Bucuresti’s new home strip for the upcoming Romanian league season. Made by Nike, the new Steaua jersey was officially unveiled on 14 July, 2017.

Although better known to the English speaking world as Steaua Bucharest, a court ruling in Romania earlier this year following a dispute with the country’s military saw the club renamed FC FCSB. Continue reading

New Zenit Jersey 2017 2018

New FC Zenit Jerseys 2017-2018 | Nike Zenit Saint Petersburg Home & Third Kits 17-18

These are the new Zenit kits 2017/18, Russian giants Zenit St.Petersburg’s new home and away shirts for the upcoming RPL season. Made by Nike, the new FC Zenit 2017-18 shirts were officially unveiled on 12 July, 2017.

Zenit will kickoff their 2017/18 Russian Premier League campaign this weekend with a 8,800 km trip eastward to the city of Khabarovsk (near the Chinese border) to take on SKA. Continue reading

Kaizer Chiefs New Jersey 2017 2018

New Kaizer Chiefs Jersey 2017-2018 | Amakhosi Nike Kits 2017-18

These are the new Kaizer Chiefs kits 2017/18, KC’s new home and away jerseys for the 2017/18 PSL season. Made by Nike, the new Amakhosi shirts were officially unveiled on 13 July, 2017.

Chiefs are one of the most popular club franchises in South Africa, with their Soweto derby clash against bitter rivals Orlando Pirates being one of the most highly attended events in world football. They however could only finish fourth in the 2016/17 PSL season behind the trio of Bidvest Wits, Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City. Continue reading