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EPL Side AFC Bournemouth Reveals Umbro To Replace JD Sports As Kit Provider

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 28 / 17

Premier League side AFC Bournemouth announced Umbro will replace JD Sports as its kit manufacturer in a "club record deal," according to Alex Smith of the London DAILY MIRROR. Manchester-based Umbro will make the club's strip for the next five seasons. Bournemouth, which is sponsored by Mansion Casi...

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