The German Football Association (DFB) and adidas officially announced the extension of their long-term partnership worth nearly £40million a year. 

Adidas's current contract with the German Football Federation to produce the world-renowned white and black jerseys is worth around £20million a year. With US competitor Nike keen to snatch away the prestigious contract as part of a global football push, German manufacturer Adidas was forced to substantially up the stakes for the new four-year deal which will begin in 2018.

The Central Coast Mariners announced that Umbro have signed on as the Club’s official kit supplier for at least the next two Hyundai A-League seasons.

The iconic football apparel, footwear and equipment brand will supply the Central Coast Mariners official team wear until at least the end of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season.

Burnley Football Club signed a record, multi-million-pound deal to have online gaming company Dafabet as their official shirt sponsor. 

Dafabet have signed a two-year deal and will have their name on all adult home and away shirts, for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons. 

Southampton Football Club announced a three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Virgin Media.

It will see the UK’s award-winning TV and ultrafast broadband provider become the club’s official shirt sponsor from the start of the 2016-17 season, placing Virgin Media at the heart of English football.

FC Barcelona and Nike have extended their current sponsorship deal, which was due to end on 30 June 2018. The long-term agreement is a landmark in global football and builds upon a highly successful partnership.

Barcelona-based daily newspapers Diario Sport and Mundo Deportivo reported that the deal could be worth 155 million euros ($174 million) a season and would run until 2026. 

Watford FC announced that Dryworld has become the club’s Official Technical Partner on a three-year deal. 

From the 2016/17 season onwards, Dryworld – the world’s leading independent sportswear brand – will supply the Hornets’ playing kit, replica kit and training wear. 

Blackburn Rovers and Umbro have announced a five-year technical kit and sportswear partnership which will kick off at the start of the 2016-17 season. 

The double diamond of Umbro will once again adorn all on-pitch products for Rovers’ mens, ladies and Academy teams, as well as training and leisurewear for both players and fans.

Swansea City announced a new partnership with kit manufacturer Joma for the forthcoming season. Joma will become the club’s exclusive technical sportswear and footwear sponsor. 

The Spanish company will provide the Swans with a new home and away kit, footwear, training and leisurewear for the club’s sixth season in the Premier League.

Stoke City announced that Macron are to become the Club’s official technical kit supplier from the 2016/17 Premier League season onwards.

The Potters have signed a five-year partnership with the Italian sportswear manufacturer, making it the biggest kit deal in the Club’s history. 

Queens Park Rangers Football Club announced a ground-breaking, multi-million pound eight figure deal with new technical kit partner Dryworld. 

The independent sportswear brand has been unveiled as the club’s new technical kit suppliers on a ten year deal, replacing Nike, with whom their partnership will officially end at the conclusion of the current season.

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