Everton FC fans in a flap about new Angry Birds sponsor

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By Robert Purchese. Published 20 September 2017

Everton football club fans are not best pleased about the hideous new Angry Birds logo on their players' sleeves.

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Nevertheless, the Angry Birds twitter account appears to be having fun amidst the mockery.

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This is the first year Premier League teams have been able slap corporate sponsorship on their sleeves. Soon I'm sure they'll start resembling logo-splattered racing cars.

Nevertheless, Liverpool has a tasteful - as tasteful as sponsorship can be - Western Union logo in keeping with the gold club crest; Chelsea has Alliance Tyres squiggled in small white lettering across the upper arm; and Man City has Nexen Tire, again, in smallish type.

This isn't the first time a football team has had a video game-related sponsor on the shirt, of course. Arsenal flaunted Sega and Dreamcast back in 2000, Chelsea had Amiga back in '93/'94, and Watford made Sports Interactive manager Miles Jacobson's dreams come true by brandishing Football Manager.

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