PUMA Football News Archive


October 2011

  • World Cup Round Up: 1st-2nd October

    World Cup Round Up: 1st-2nd October

    October 03, 2011

    The World Cup Pool stages are all wrapped up and we move onto the business end of the tournament with the quarter-final knockouts in Auckland and Wellington this weekend. No further chances of an incredible upset by the minnows, an undiscovered superstar or a one-sided demolition – perhaps unsurprisingly, the final 8 will be comprised of the top 8 world rugby-playing nations from New Zealand to Argentina.

    Talk will undoubtedly return to the question of whether the hosts have what it takes to go all the way or whether they will capitulate under the weight of expectation from an entire nation of rugby fanatics. Will Australia be able to repeat their Tri-Nations victory and topple South Africa and New Zealand? Can England reach their third final in three consecutive World Cups? Will Argentina outdo their efforts of 2007? Will the Green Army and neutral’s favourites, Ireland, build on the momentum taken from dominating their Pool?

    The weekend’s final games certainly gave some indication as to what the answers will be come 23rd of October. Here is our round up of the best of the action...

September 2011

August 2011

  • PUMA Rugby: The Ones To Watch

    PUMA Rugby: The Ones To Watch

    August 22, 2011

    PUMA will be well represented on the Rugby field with a whole host of stars wearing our gear!

  • World Cup Warm Up Summary 13th-14th August

    World Cup Warm Up Summary 13th-14th August

    August 15, 2011

    With the World Cup getting closer all the time, the August internationals offered players the last chance to impress before their coaches decide who will be making the flight to New Zealand.

    Here’s our exclusive round-up of the top clashes featuring a host of PUMA’s biggest rugby stars!

  • The Azzurri Reign Against Spain

    The Azzurri Reign Against Spain

    August 11, 2011

    Yesterday evening saw 2006 World Champions Italy take on current World Champions Spain in an exhilarating encounter in Bari. PUMA Football stars Ginaluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini starting for an Azzurri team looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Ireland back in June.

  • Will the Azzuri See Off Spain?

    Will the Azzuri See Off Spain?

    August 10, 2011

    This evening Italy host world and European champions Spain, in what is sure to be an entertaining clash between two heavyweights of the beautiful game. 

July 2011

  • Italian MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    Italian MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    July 01, 2011

    As Monza is to Ferrari, so Mugello is to Ducati, and this weekend PUMA’s partner MotoGP team heads to the scenic Italian circuit situated near Firenze (Florence) for the eighth round of 18 in the 2011 World Championship. The scenic circuit nestles in the Senese Clavey Hills about 30 kilometres from the historic Tuscan city.