JJB Sports Plc has applied to the Financial Services Authority and the London Stock Exchange plc for 130,740 ordinary shares of 25 pence each to be admitted to the Official List. The company made no mention of how the proceeds would be used.

It is expected admission will be granted on 8 December 2006 and trading will commence on 11 December 2006.

These shares are being issued as a result of the exercise of share options under the company's 1999 Approved Share Option scheme of 63,200 shares, and the 1999 Unapproved Share Option scheme 67,540 shares.