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Nike’s Match Ball for the FA Cup Final

Nike’s most technologically advanced football, the Nike Maxim FA Cup ball, will be used at Wembley this weekend for the FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic.

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Wayne Rooney’s Tips for Small Sided Football

At a recent shoot for the Nike FC247 collection in Manchester, England, Wayne Rooney shared insights about small-sided football, opened up about growing up in Liverpool and named his favorite part of training. During the shoot, Rooney tried out Nike’s new Bomba Finale II, a shoe created for the demands of astroturf-based football.

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Nike’s “The Chance” Stops Off in Manchester

Following The Chance World Tour stop in Turin, Italy, the squad landed in Manchester, England, for a week of training and football culture immersion at Manchester United’s Carrington facility.

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Nike The Chance – Rio’s Boot Camp

Over the last six months Nike have been scouring the UK for The Chance, a global talent hunt that
aims to uncover talented teenage footballers who have been overlooked by traditional scouting
networks. Nike’s scouts watched more than 5,000 players in the UK and an extensive series of trials
has produced three UK winners: Liam Baker (a forward), Jose Figura and Ashleigh Artwell (both
midfielders) were selected by a panel composed of experienced coaches, ex-professional footballers
and Manchester United and England’s Rio Ferdinand.

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Manchester United and Nike unveil new away kit

Nike today unveiled the new Manchester United Away kit for the 2012-13 season at an event held at The Castle in Cape Town during the Club’s tour of the country.

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