Bristol City FC has announced JD will become their official sleeve sponsors for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup tie with Manchester United.

The quarter-final tie at Ashton Gate will see the sports fashion retail company lend its support to City, the last remaining EFL club in the competition.


The game is a sell-out and will also be screened live on Sky Sports, as well as around the world to more than 80 different countries.


Bristol Sport chief commercial officer Caroline Herbert, said: “We’re delighted to have the support of JD, a global sports fashion retailer with over 400 stores including in Bristol & at Cribbs Causeway, for the much-anticipated Carabao Cup quarter-final tie.


“There’s a real buzz around Bristol at the moment and everyone is looking forward to Wednesday’s cup tie as City look to reach the semi-finals.”


JD Group Marketing Director Stephen White said: “This is a fantastic draw for the club and a deserved tie after such a great run. We are delighted to partner with the club and look forward to seeing our brand on the kit for what will be a very exciting night.”


City have already beaten three Premier League teams en-route to the quarter-finals, overcoming Watford, Stoke City and Crystal Palace and tonight’s game will be the club’s first appearance in the quarter-finals since 1988/89.