Blades joins Perth Glory as new authentic apparel sponsor

The Perth Glory Football Club is pleased to announce leading sports footwear and clothing manufacturer Blades as its new authentic apparel sponsor.

The Perth Glory Football Club is pleased to announce leading sports footwear and clothing manufacturer Blades as its new authentic apparel sponsor.

An Australian Design Award winner and inventor of Bladed football boot technology, Blades has entered into a two year deal with the club.

It will provide Perth Glory players with the latest high performance playing apparel plus a world first in football boot “bionic” technology.

“We are experienced in supporting professional clubs with a long heritage in the NRL and AFL as a leading provider. With a core philosophy of innovation, we will launch for the first time in the A -League the very latest Blades XPF high performance fabric into Perth-s shirt range for this season.

"We are equally excited with the outstanding potential of the playing group and to be forming an alliance with a very impressive strategic management team,” said Blades National Sales Manager Britt Homewood.

Extensive research, design and development of high performance football boots has allowed Blades to be at the global forefront in delivering faster acceleration and superior grip.

“Blades are a great fit and willing partners of the Perth Glory Football Club. They-ll deliver exciting new merchandise ranges that are available from the Perth Glory Shop. We look forward to a long prosperous and vibrant association with Blades,” said Paul Kelly, Perth Glory Chief Executive.

Winners of the Australian Business Award for Innovation; Blades is proudly a wholly owned and operated Australian company that also celebrates its 22nd anniversary at this time.

Blades will also deliver a new home and away kit for the 2011/12 Hyundai A-League season.

To be one of the first to purchase the jersey, you can register your interest now by emailing merchandise@perthglory.com.au or by calling the club's merchandise line on 9492 6022.

Shane Smeltz will reveal the brand new jersey in mid-May.

For further information about Blades: www.xblades.com.au