AN INTERNATIONAL sports footwear and clothing firm, with a factory in Flimby, has become AS Roma's official kit supplier for the 2021-22 season.

The firm will make all the technical kit and training wear for the Italian footballing giants.

General manager of New Balance Football, Kenny McCallum said: “We are immensely proud to be working with the Club, to bring our innovative approach to kit design and development to the beautiful world of calcio.”

As part of the deal, AS Roma products will be sold through New Balance retail stores globally.