Liverpool pleased with result of New Balance dispute regarding kit manufacturer
Liverpool released a statement today after a High Court judge ruled in favour of the club and dismissed New Balance’s move to remain as the kit manufacturer.
The Americans are
Nike had agreed on a five-year deal with the Reds in principle but New Balance believed they could match the offer from their rivals due to a clause in their contract (h/t Liverpool Echo).
However, Mr Justice Treare passed the ruling in favour of the Reds and also rejected New Balance’s right to appeal (h/t Liverpool Echo).
The Reds were pleased with the verdict and released a statement regarding the same (h/t Liverpool Echo):
“Liverpool FC is pleased with the Judge’s decision to rule in favour of the Club following the legal dispute with our current kit supplier, New Balance.
“We will continue with New Balance for the current season, in combination with preparing next season’s Liverpool kits with our new supplier.”
Nike superstars key to victory
The Liverpool Echo adds that Nike
It will be interesting to see what type of kits are created, with the Reds
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