The Premier League Preview & Predictions

Come Friday the 11th of August, the long wait will be over for all those that have missed the best league in world. With no major international tournaments occurring this summer, football fans up & down the country have been counting the days for the return of the Premier League. Money has been spent across the board with fee’s exceeding £873 million at the time of writing, this year is geared up to be the most competitive of all time. Below we have our predictions for who will finish where in... Read More


The Skybet Championship | Our Prediction

Unfortunately for some parts of the North East, the 2016/2017 season was one to forget with both Sunderland & Middlesbrough being relegated from the Premier League while Newcastle waited till the last day and the last minute with some help from Aston Villa, to secure promotion, the league title and the bragging rights for the next season.   The Teesiders have spent big this summer both on & off the pitch with the addition of £40 million in players and a new manager in Gary Monk who brings new, young... Read More

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The Art of the Football Shirt Exhibition

        Jacket Required have partnered with Culture Historian and author of A Lover’s Guide to Football Shirts, Neal Heard to present a very special 2 day exhibition to celebrate football shirts from a fashion perspective. Over time the iconic football shirt has graduated from the worlds pitches into the world of streetwear, becoming a fashion statement. Curator and passionate fanatic, Neal Heard shares his wisdom on the topic and explains how this transcendence occurred. He takes us back in time with some very nostalgic pieces which people... Read More

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10 Things You Need To Know | US Open

The US Open is today, where several big name golfers all come together to compete against each other, and with the hype in full swing, we’ve put together the top ten things that you need to know about the tournament this year. From a new location and a whole new longer course, this years competition is sure to catch some attention. The US Open course Erins Hills is practically treeless. With only 6 trees remaining, there was originally 325, however these were cut down between 2009 and 2010. If scores... Read More


Wimbledon 2016

So we’re sure you’ve seen the sponsored tv ad’s for the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Well today the day the epic Grand Slam tennis tournament starts! Taking place at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London where it will conclude on the 10th of July. This year is a special one for Wimbledon as it marks it’s 130th edition, making it the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only major to still be played on a grass lawn. With each tournament played at Wimbledon we see... Read More


UEFA Euro 2016

This Friday the 15th edition of the UEFA European Championship will be hosted by chosen bidders, France and is due to take place from June 10th through to July 10th. This is set to be the third time that the Euro Finals have been staged on French soil hence this years official slogan “Le Rendez-Vous”, pretty self-explanatory. Since 1996 the tournament would commonly be contested by 16 teams however, for the first time in the history of the Euros the format has expanded, now allowing 24 teams to play. This new formation makes... Read More


French Open 2016

The French Open, a.k.a. Roland Garros is a major tennis tournament which is currently taking place from the 16th of May till the 5th of June. Held at the infamous clay courts of the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, and is the premier tennis championship event in the world. Once again, this year the outstanding event is being sponsored by a brand that is close to our own hearts, Lacoste. Not only will we see their stunning pieces worn on the clay courts but they have styled a full... Read More

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Masters Golf Tournament Approaching

The Masters Golf Tournament, one of the biggest events of the year starts today, the 7th of April and will carry on for a few days, ending on Sunday the 10th of April. It’s a set to be a great few days consisting of some of the greatest golfers showcasing their talents and providing an enjoyable experience for all. No doubt they’ll also be sporting some well-known Golding fashion pieces too! This has been the case ever since the Master’s began in 1934. If the golfing look is one which... Read More


HUGO BOSS Black Footballfish Swim Shorts

  With the European Championships on the horizon and hopefully a hot and Sun filled summer, HUGO BOSS Black have been kind enough to bring us a range of Swim Shorts which should cover both of these tantalizing prospects quite perfectly. The HUGO BOSS Black Footballfish Swim Short comes in several colour-ways each devoted to a specific country, here we have brought you a close up of the shorts dedicated to England, this may be rather biased manner but hey we aren’t perfect. These England aka HUGO BOSS Black Footballfish Swim Shorts in... Read More


Layer up for Derby Day

Derby Day is only one day away now! Although the warmer months are approaching it is still cool and nippy in Newcastle. So be sure to layer up this Sunday whilst showing support for your team win or lose. We have plenty in store for you to mix and match. Just like the ensemble’s we’ve put together in the image below. We have many fashionable Design Brands suitable for the football this weekend, including big brands such as; C.P Company, MA.STRUM, Paul and Shark, Napapijri, Lyle and Scott, EA7 and... Read More