Sheffield Wednesday announce surprise 'long-term' new kit sponsor

Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed a new kit sponsor ahead of the 2021/22 season.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 12:20 pm
Updated Friday, 25th June 2021, 3:40 pm
Spanish side Real Sociedad wear kits made by Macron, who have now come on board with Sheffield Wednesday. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Spanish side Real Sociedad wear kits made by Macron, who have now come on board with Sheffield Wednesday. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

The club confirmed the news today, saying “Sheffield Wednesday are delighted to announce an exciting new long-term partnership with Italian technical sportswear provider Macron.

“Macron will supply the Owls’ official kit and training wear, with the deal commencing from 1 July 2021.

“The global sportwear brand has formed recent partnerships with some of Europe’s leading clubs, including Lazio, Red Star Belgrade, Nice and Real Sociedad as well as a raft of clubs on these shores. Macron also supply acclaimed kits for the Scottish, Welsh and Italian international rugby teams to name but a few.

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“The partnership with Wednesday will see the Macron Hero take pride of place on our home and away shirts, as well as the new technical training, travel and accessories range.”

Meanwhile, a statement from Macron’s Chief Executive, Gianluca Pavanello, said: “We are so proud that such a historical club like Sheffield Wednesday has chosen to wear the Macron Hero.

“We have already established a great relationship with the club, which will certainly grow and develop in the future years we spend together. Sporting values, team spirit and commitment will allow us to reach our goals with hard work and a never give up attitude.

“These are the elements of our philosophy and we found them in this club that carries on its shoulders over 150 years of sporting history. Our apparel incorporates this heritage, the tradition, emotion and the sentiment of belonging to both the players and fans alike.”