Go Back  British Expats > General > The Locker Room
Reload this Page >

Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Old Oct 28th 2017, 4:48 pm
  #1  
BE Forum Addict
Thread Starter
 
Boomhauer's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 4,364
Boomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond repute
Default Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Chevrolet doesn't sell in the UK or even much of Western Europe. It's really only a major brand name in North America. The regions where Man Utd is popular isn't Chevy territory.
Boomhauer is offline  
Old Oct 28th 2017, 5:07 pm
  #2  
 
BritInParis's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Not in Paris
Posts: 15,378
BritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond reputeBritInParis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Chevrolet is used as a nameplate badge for Daewoos sold in the UK and Europe. Manchester United is popular worldwide.
BritInParis is offline  
Old Oct 28th 2017, 5:11 pm
  #3  
Lt Col (Retd)
 
Pulaski's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2001
Location: Dixie, ex UK
Posts: 46,057
Pulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond reputePulaski has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by BritInParis View Post
Chevrolet is used as a nameplate badge for Daewoos sold in the UK and Europe. Manchester United is popular worldwide.
Chevrolet vehicles are sold in the Middle East, where soccer is also popular.
Pulaski is offline  
Old Oct 29th 2017, 9:46 pm
  #4  
MODERATOR
 
ededed's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Home, I think.
Posts: 9,215
ededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

And Asia. Their biggest market.
ededed is offline  
Old Oct 29th 2017, 9:53 pm
  #5  
Lost in BE Cyberspace
 
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Somewhere between Vancouver & St Johns
Posts: 16,794
Former Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Errr because the stupid bastards offered them 53 million pounds a year or the official version
Uniform deals jumped to the forefront in 2014 when Manchester United signed its seven-year, $559 million contract with Chevrolet .
https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrissm.../#75ae954459e0
Former Lancastrian is offline  
Old Oct 30th 2017, 6:15 pm
  #6  
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 22,350
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Because they deserve each other. The ****ing peasants.
Scamp is offline  
Old Oct 30th 2017, 10:39 pm
  #7  
Lost in BE Cyberspace
 
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Somewhere between Vancouver & St Johns
Posts: 16,794
Former Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond reputeFormer Lancastrian has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Because they deserve each other. The ****ing peasants.
So you had to settle for Virgin Media then. From the Saints Partner webpage
“Virgin and the Saints both like to do things a little bit differently.
Yup Southampton has no virgins and Virgin Media like to **** you over
https://southamptonfc.com/saints-partners/virgin-media
Former Lancastrian is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 6:04 am
  #8  
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 22,350
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

A hearty nibble from the man who can't help but bite.
Scamp is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 11:01 am
  #9  
MODERATOR
 
ededed's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Home, I think.
Posts: 9,215
ededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
A hearty nibble from the man who can't help but bite.
Refuting any point you ever make is biting? Taking the piss is biting? Responding to your ongoing boring diatribe which is just a rabid rant at the moon is biting?

You’re a grown man. For ****s sake, grow up.
ededed is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 11:19 am
  #10  
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 22,350
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by ededed View Post
Refuting any point you ever make is biting? Taking the piss is biting? Responding to your ongoing boring diatribe which is just a rabid rant at the moon is biting?

You’re a grown man. For ****s sake, grow up.
Did you skip lunch again? Very hungry set of United fans.
Scamp is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 11:31 am
  #11  
Dunroaming back in UK
 
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Expat in Yorkshire now
Posts: 9,343
Garbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond reputeGarbatellamike has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Chevrolet doesn't sell in the UK or even much of Western Europe. It's really only a major brand name in North America. The regions where Man Utd is popular isn't Chevy territory.
Because they are first and foremost a big business registered in a tax haven and will sell anything to the highest bidder.

In their defence they have to sell everything as they have the highest wage bill in the EPL and spend 232 million in wages each year..... Only Chelsea (224 mil) and Liverpool (208 mil) also break the 200m mil barrier - buying success is expensive or in Liverpool's case not buying success
Garbatellamike is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 1:04 pm
  #12  
MODERATOR
 
ededed's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Home, I think.
Posts: 9,215
ededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Did you skip lunch again? Very hungry set of United fans.
Stop. My sides are hurting from laughing. You’re a one-trick pony, and that trick stopped being even interesting about a year ago. Give it a rest.
ededed is offline  
Old Oct 31st 2017, 3:33 pm
  #13  
Grace and gratitude
 
pommybird's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2007
Location: Somewhere else
Posts: 6,023
pommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond reputepommybird has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Garbatellamike View Post
Because they are first and foremost a big business registered in a tax haven and will sell anything to the highest bidder.

In their defence they have to sell everything as they have the highest wage bill in the EPL and spend 232 million in wages each year..... Only Chelsea (224 mil) and Liverpool (208 mil) also break the 200m mil barrier - buying success is expensive or in Liverpool's case not buying success
Ah yes, but they have their history......
pommybird is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2017, 4:51 am
  #14  
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 22,350
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by pommybird View Post
Ah yes, but they have their history......
Another couple of years and we'll be saying the same about United.
Scamp is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2017, 6:49 am
  #15  
MODERATOR
 
ededed's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Home, I think.
Posts: 9,215
ededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond reputeededed has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Why does Man Utd have Chevy on their jerseys?

Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Another couple of years and we'll be saying the same about United.
We’re saying that now, to be fair.
ededed is offline  

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.