Umbro were surprisingly announced as England’s new kit manufacturers yesterday, after signing a deal fro approximately £20m.
The British sportswear company, who were involved in rugby during the amateur era, outbid adidas to agree a partnership worth more than £5m a season.
England Rugby net £20m from new four-year kit deal with Umbro https://t.co/elRhHj8Xj6— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) May 5, 2020
“The partnership between Umbro and England Rugby from September is a seminal chapter in our history,’ said Anthony Little, managing director of Umbro.
“The first time the England rugby team run out onto the pitch wearing the double-diamond logo will be a proud moment for us as an English brand.
“Modern rugby is demanding but we have been working tirelessly to ensure that we deliver a kit that will perform for England Rugby.”
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Feast your gaze on these horrible England eyesores from down the years…
1. Sevens – 2013
Getting a bit more adventurous with this kaleidoscopic cornea burner from the England Sevens team. Thes multi-coloured front seems reminiscent of a dance-floor in a cheesy 70’s disco club. Extraordinary.