New Balance appealing Nike verdict despite judge's refusal

29 October 2019

New Balance
Photo: Getty Images The club's deal with New Balance runs out in May 2020.

New Balance initially tried to appeal the verdict which gave Nike permission to become Liverpool's new kit sponsor but was dismissed by the judge who was not persuaded there would be a prospect of success.

The company has now filed the necessary paperwork and written directly to the Court of Appeal for permission to appeal, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

New Balance  has not given up yet and is now trying to appeal last week's verdict giving Nike permission to become Liverpool's new kit sponsor, according to the Liverpool Echo, despite being immediately refused after the verdict by the judge, who was not persuaded the company would have a chance of success.

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