MANCHESTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MANCHESTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Manchester United clinches $1.3 billion Adidas deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182494-79/united-adidas-deal-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182494-79/united-adidas-deal-million.html.csp">Manchester United clinches $1.3 billion Adidas deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:32:55.441-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester United has secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that Adidas has agreed to pay $1.3 billion over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike. The deal, worth 75 million pounds ($128 million) a year from 2015, was announced after Nike decided that trebling the cost of its existing 13-year equipment supply contract was not good value for the company. The eagerness of Adidas to make the United kits is evidence of the durability of United’s brand value despite it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581824942014-07-14T10:32:55.441-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T10:32:55.441-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182494@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:32:55 MDT Nike ending sponsorship with Man United in 2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161393-79/nike-united-sponsorship-2015.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161393-79/nike-united-sponsorship-2015.html.csp">Nike ending sponsorship with Man United in 2015</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T12:02:02.097-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester, England • Nike has announced its sponsorship of Manchester United will end after the 2014-15 season after they failed to agree on terms for an extension. Nike says in a statement that “the terms that were on offer for a renewed contract did not represent good value for Nike’s shareholders.” The sportswear giant has partnered United for 12 years, and says it hopes for “a successful final season with the club.”</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581613932014-07-08T12:02:02.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T12:02:02.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161393@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:02:02 MDT UK plans to link northern cities to create new hub http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103261-79/cities-london-britain-create.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103261-79/cities-london-britain-create.html.csp">UK plans to link northern cities to create new hub</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Britain’s Treasury chief on Monday made the case for better connecting the cities in northern England to create a second economic powerhouse to rival London, unveiling a plan to build new railway lines, pool resources and boost investment. George Osborne, whose proposal includes a high-speed train link between Manchester and Leeds, said northern cities will be able to better compete with the capital for investment if they combine their resources. “The powerhouse of London dominates more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581032612014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103261@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:00:03 MDT