Bury, UK (PRWEB) June 18, 2010
JD Sports' has announced that its exclusive sportswear brand, Carbrini, is the official sponsor of the UK Masters Football Cup 2010.
The tournament kicked off on the 31st of May and Carbrini (http://www.jdsports.co.uk/brand/carbrini/ ) is supplying strips to all of the 38 teams participating in the tournament.
JD Sports (http://www.jdsports.co.uk) are also running a Carbrini competition (http://www.jdsports.co.uk/competitions), which offers a once in a life time prize. Those that enter will not only have the opportunity to watch some of the greatest footballers ever to take to the field, but also have the chance to share the same pitch as their footballing heroes and participate in a penalty shoot out. For each regional Masters Cup, JD will be selecting three people to take part in a penalty shoot out with the winner receiving a full Carbrini kit for their team. Those interested in entering and are aged between 10 and 14, can visit jdsports.co.uk/competitions for more information on how to enter this competition.
Those keen to see any of the matches live will have a good chance in doing so as the tournament is taking place in seven different arenas across the UK.
Tranmere shall be returning to defend the title they won last year during the 2009 tournament at the Liverpool Echo Arena. They won the contest against Bolton in a tough 4-3 victory.
The 2010 Masters Cup marks the debut in the tournament of some of the most successful players in UK and international football history, including Dwight Yorke, Paulo Di Canio, Jesper Blomqvist and Andrew Cole.
About JD Sports:
JD Sports Fashion Plc is the leading UK specialised multiple retailer of fashionable branded and own brand sports and casual wear. The company operates over 350 stores through the UK.
JD Sports was founded in 1981 with one shop in Bury. It expanded into the Arndale Centre in Manchester in 1983 and consolidated its position throughout the 1980s with further openings, largely in the North and Midlands. The first London store was opened in Oxford Street in 1989 and by the time of JD Sports' stock market flotation in 1996 there were 56 stores.
The business continued to grow organically until 2002 and then grew further with the acquisition of more than 200 stores, further consolidating its position as the leading UK retailer of fashionable sports and casual wear.
As well as offering customers leading womens and mens clothing brands such as adidas Originals, Nike, Lacoste, Converse and K-Swiss trainers (http://www.jdsports.co.uk/ ), JD Sports also stocks 'own-label' brands mckenzie, Carbrini and Brookhaven.
For further information on JD Sports or this press release please contact:
JD Sports Fashion PLC
0161 767 1659