Umbro issues third profit warning 

England football shirt group Umbro issued its third profit warning in three months — and blamed discount sports chain Sports Direct, run by billionaire Mike Ashley, for its latest problems.

Umbro claimed that Ashley's retail chain has refused to take delivery of 1.3m England shirts which it is contracted to buy. The vast unwanted stock is now sitting in an Umbro warehouse and will wipe £15m — or 70% — off Umbro's expected profits.

Medial Saúde (Medial Health), with colours adapted, is new sponsor of Corinthians

Medial Saúde (Medial Health), with colours adapted, is new sponsor of Corinthians. In the same week in that they enclosed the contract with the Samsung, the club found an agreement with the medicine branch company Medial Saúde, to try to recuperate its financial health.

The president Andrés Sanchez officially presented the new partner of Corinthians in the beginning of the night of last Thursday, in the Parque São Jorge. Vice president of marketing of the club, Luiz Paulo Rosenberg confirmed the official values: R$ 16.5 millions in 2008.

Vasco Da Gama unveiled their new home and away shirts for the 08/09 season with the sponsorship of Habib' s on the two sleeves

Vasco Da Gama unveiled their new home and away shirts for the 08/09 season with the sponsorship of Habib' s on the two sleeves.

The agreement foresees the installation of shops and the commercialization of the products of the fast food company inside the stadium of Saint Januário during the games of the club. The company also is going to stamp their logo on the training equipment of Vasco. The new shirts will arrive to the shops in the near weeks.

Palmeiras announced FIAT as their new shirt sponsor

With the presence of model Adriane Galisteu, Palmeiras announced, Today, in an event carried out in São Paulo, that they will be sponsored by Fiat from the near season. During the presentation, the management of Palmeiras said that they would announce a new reinforcement.

In fact, the new reinforcement was Galisteu, dressed with the new green uniform of the team, who delivered others shirs for the president of the club, Alfonso Della Monica, and for the president of the Fiat in Latin America, Cledorvino Belini.

adiPURE is a throwback to the Adidas Samba Classic

Mateus dos Anjos, a player for the New Jersey Ironmen of the Major Indoor Soccer League, tested the new Adidas adiPURE futsal boots for the New York Times.

"Clean, elegant, and comfortable," as Mateus put it, this shoe shouts old school — in basic black and white, or white and black. With a low profile, short tongue and soft kangaroo leather, the "incredibly lightweight" adiPURE is a throwback to the Adidas Samba Classic. Mateus liked the tongue and the thin laces, and the liner’s "comfortable fit."

Convery Auctions Ltd is a new auction house established by David Convery, the former Head of Sporting Memorabilia at Christies.

We missed out on this auction that was held a few weeks ago. Lots of rare vintage matchworn football shirts went under the hammer at Convery Auction House.

Convery Auctions Ltd is a new auction house established by David Convery, the former Head of Sporting Memorabilia at Christies. He brings over 19 years of experience from the auction world and has dealt with some of the most prestigious memorabilia collections in the world of sport such as the Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst Collections. Convery Auctions Ltd specialises in Sporting Memorabilia including football, cricket, tennis, golf, boxing and the majority of other popular and traditional sports. At present two sales will be held each year

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