Released: 19 October 2016
Sports Direct International Plc
19 October 2016
SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC ("Sports Direct" or "the Company")
Transaction in Own Shares
Sports Direct announces that on 18 October 2016 it purchased 122,205 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company's broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 277.5 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, the Company holds 46,463,102 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 594,139,267.
Sports Direct International plc
Matt Pearson, Acting Chief Financial Officer
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