By Chris Wright
They’re just about the last country to do so, but England and Nike have finally gotten round to unveiling the kits the brave, brave Three Lions will wear to crash out in the group stages of this summer’s World Cup – airing a new duo of strips; one plain white, one plain red; that look almost identical to the first pair of kits (home/away) Nike churned out for England last year, though with less fancy collars.
The home strip is subtly pinstriped and inspired by the revolutionary ‘Airtex’ kit England wore at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico while the red away kit, as ever, harks back to ’66.
Here they be (swipe or click the right-hand side of the gallery to cycle through)…
Smart enough, but we’re not exactly blown away. Just a bit ‘meh’, is all.
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