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MAN UTD SELECTS NIKE WHILE UMBRO TAKES UMBRAGE

News, 19 October 2000


US-owned sportswear giant Nike will next week confirm a £300 million kit sponsorship of the world’s richest soccer club, Manchester United.

The new contract, due to kick-off in 2002, is not to the liking of incumbent sponsor, rival sportswear company Umbro, which is said to mulling legal action to block the deal.

News source: The Times (London)