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Glory go for Macron kit deal

Perth Glory have agreed a two-year kit deal with Italian sports apparel brand Macron, reports www.sportspromedia.com/. The agreement, which runs until the end of the 2014/15 Hyundai A-League season, sees Macron become the club's official apparel partner. The company will produce the team's playing kit as well as their official leisurewear and club merchandise.

Macron is currently the apparel partner of a number of European teams, including Serie A sides Lazio, Napoli and Bologna, La Liga clubs Real Betis and Mallorca, Aston Villa and West Ham of the Premier League, SC Braga in Portugal and AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands.

Glory are yet to confirm when they will unveil their new Macron-manufactured kits.

Perth Glory FC general manager Anthony Radich said: "We are very excited to have a brand with the football pedigree of Macron on board and welcome them to Australia, to Perth and most importantly to the Perth Glory football family."

Andrea Palilla, the country manager for Macron, added: "Perth Glory is a team aspiring to go places much like Macron with an ambitious, exciting and well conceived long-term vision.

"We are highly confident we can achieve great things together and as Perth Glory have shown throughout this process they also share a strong desire for quality and attention to detail which we pride ourselves on.

"We really appreciate their support and look forward to being an important part of the Glory family - one that also has great pride and tradition."

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