25
Oct/04

Logos and Soccer


Arsenal and German goalie Jens Lehmann (left) has been ordered to wear ADIDAS brand gloves, if he wishes to keep his place on the German national team.  He has been wearing NIKE gloves for Arsenal.  Via Eurosport.com.  Thanks to John W. for the pointer.

NY Times article here about conflict between the UK soccer leagues and newspapers over depictions on logos in game photos, and mentions of sponsorships.  One paper, The Sun, has taken to stripping mentions of sponsorships.  For example The Coca Cola Championship is referred to simply as The Championship.