JJB Sports Plc 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 did not disclose how it would utilize the proceeds from the additional shares.

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 of 67,540 shares.