Time Line

Jun ’98’ – Selsport Launch
Selsport was launched by Roberto Forzoni to meet the need of the specialist goalkeeper. Selsport and the ‘S’ winged logo was born, the imposing logo remains today giving professional goalkeepers the assurance of comfort and grip when taking to the field.

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First Selsport Wrappa Gloves

First Selsport Wrappa Gloves

The legendary Wrappa glove was launched and became an instant success.

Season ’99’ – Paul Robinson
England and Blackburn goalkeeper wears one of the first versions of the Selsport Wrappa. Robinson gets his chance to deputise for Nigel Martyn (another Selsport keeper) during the 98/99 season against Chelsea and keeps a clean sheet.

Selsport Keeper Paul Robinson

Selsport Keeper Paul Robinson

Season ’00’ – Fleece Deflector
A specialist fleece glove enters the Selsport stable offering the goalkeeper increased warmth in cooler conditions and lessening the chance of hand sprains. The Deflector expresses the innovative and forward thinking of Selsport.

Selsport Deflector

Selsport Deflector

Season ’01’ – Bosnich Debut
Mark Bosnich joins Chelsea from Manchester United – wears the Deflector Fleece
and makes his debut against Leeds 21/10/2001. Makes three courageous saves against Viduka, Kewell & half volley by Rio Ferdinand resulting in a nil nil draw.

Selsport Keeper Mark Bosnich

Selsport Keeper Mark Bosnich

 

Season ’02’ – Aqua Debut
02’ saw the launch of a true performer. A wet/adverse condition glove specifically designed for extreme weather. Named the Aqua Wrappa
it first appeared with a distinctive aqua blue coloured latex. Orginals are now collectable.

2003 Selsport Aqua Wrappa

2003 Selsport Aqua Wrappa

 

Season ’03’ – Pioneering Techinque
The launch of a revolutionary glove featuring a titanium latex, offering a high degree of adhesive and increased durability – Wrappa Titanium.
Also launched;
• Absorb
• Interna Aqua Glove
• Pro Flex trouser
• Cotton padded rain Jacket

Selsport Absorb

Selsport Absorb

 

Season ’04’ – Proven Results
The Deflector Padded Rainjacket is launched offering the goalkeeper cover from cold/wet winter conditions. The launch of the Interna Pro-Flex glove heralds a landmark in glove technology while giving our keepers a clear edge.

Selsport Interna Latex

Selsport Interna Latex

 

Season ’05’ – Irresistible Force
The launch of the first specialist astro turf/hard ground match quality glove, featuring a new 4mm laminated latex exclusive to Selsport, called the Absorb Abrasion – Train Hard!

Selsport Abrasion Palm

Selsport Abrasion Palm

 

Season ’06’ – Right Choice
Selsport endorsee Shaka Hislop wore the EuroWrap in the thrilling 3-3 FA Cup final against Liverpool and for Trinidad & Tobago in the World Cup Finals – Hislop constantly defied Sweden earning a nil – nil draw.

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Season ’07’ – Red Tab
Saw the inclusion of the Selsport ‘Red Tab’ an assurance of quality developed in conjuction with the new look Tri-lock wrist strap which aided keepers fit/support to the wrist area and provided needed grip when tightening straps in awkward conditions.

 

Selsport Red Tab

Selsport Red Tab

Season ’08’ – Heritage
2008 sees the launch of the Heritage collection which celebrates 10 years of Selsport leading the way in goalkeeping products.

Selsport-Heritage-Front-Cover

Selsport-Heritage-Front-Cover

Season ’09’ – Wrappa Elite
By fusing dynamics of Goalkeeping gloves with elements of Motorcycle gloves Selsport brings a new lightweight protection glove to the market which instantly proves an out right success.

The Elite incorporates a lightweight breathable AIR MESH vent system with a reinforced ELITE-LACRA composite backhand. Allowing the protection system to withstand demands of Elite goalkeeping with excellent punching properties, yet remains supremely lightweight.

Selsport Elite Glove

Selsport Elite Glove

 

Season ’10’ – Profile Launched
Selsport continue to bring innovation to goalkeepers of all levels with the launch of the Profile. The gloves focus is combining comfort with well thought out technology.

Selsport Profile Negative

Selsport Profile Negative

Season ’11’ – Season Finals
Selsport add to the Elite family after proving one of the brands most popular glove concepts, the Wrappa continues to fend off competition and be a favourite of Selsport professional endorsees.

2011/12 St Johnstone Paint Trophy

Selsport Featured in the 2011/12 St Johnstone Paint Trophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season ’12’ – Extreme Endeavour
‘Confidence and belief is everything’ becomes the new campaign slogan for Selsport’s 2012/13 season, which sees the arrival of eight deep embossed gloves which simply bare the name EXTREME.

Selsport Extreme Backhand

Selsport Extreme Backhand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season ’13’ – The Best in the business
The 2012/13 season proves a busy time for Selsport. A new catalogue arrives and showcases the well thought out range of Selsport gloves with the ethos of “Confidence & Belief is Everything”. New lightweight fingers spines and a new bandage called the ‘Custodian Wrist Closure System’ wins plaudits from goalkeeping circles. Selsport goalkeeper Matt Duke makes a Capital One Cup Final when Bradford faced Swansea City.

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Season ’14’ – Always Extreme
Following the outright success of the Extreme range of gloves Selsport introduce a Aqua with 4mm Aqua 7 Latex and deep backhand embossing this soon became a clear favourite for those wanting a wet weather performer.

Extreme Aqua 2013/14

Selsport Extreme Aqua

Season ’15’ – New site and return of the Negative
An exciting new range comes out in July 2015 with an exciting new website which showcases the new arrives. Talk of the community is the Wrappa range which has extended to 20 gloves. Including the return of the Selsport Negative in Full & Flat variations.

New Selsport website

Selsport New Website

More to follow shortly…www.selsport.com – Be part of it.

 

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