Chelsea has signed a new kit deal with US sportswear giant Nike.The deal is reported to be worth £60 million a season for the next 15 years. I wonder if the young female textile workers received a pay rise? Nike will produce strips for the first team, academy and ladies teams, as well as replica kit and clothing for the club's fans. Like most large Premier League football clubs Chelsea is looking to expand its fan, and commercial, base into areas such as East and South East Asia, and also North America.
Is manufacturing and promoting more polyester sport shirts around the world, which shed plastic microfibre particles every time they are washed, a good idea?