Following yesterday’s imaginatively titled Part One , today Pies profiles the home kits of the 10 Premiership teams who would have their names called at last on the school register.
There is a hint of baseball to Citeh’s new shirt, with its rather fetching white pinstripes. Reebok are out and French brand Le Coq Sportif (currently enjoying a Lazarus-style revival) are in. Last season’s white sleeves are also ditched, and on reflection it is probably a good call. Thomas Cook are still the sponsors, which will be handy if Sven or one of his squad of United Nations need to nip home for a few days. Click here to buy it from Kitbag.
I don’t want to like it, but I do. There is something clean and minimalist about United’s new shirt which makes it quite eye-catching. There is also a single white stripe on the back of the shirt if it is a little too simplistic for your liking. Probably doesn’t quite live up to last season’s retro effort with the white trim and v-neck, but there is no shame in that and it does come pretty close. A shirt fit for this season’s champions? Click here to buy it from Kitbag.
The mystery around Boro’s new kit is that it doesn’t seem to be for sale anywhere at the moment! It isn’t on the official website or any of the big shirt suppliers. The kit is supplied by Errea again, but the new sponsor is Garmin Sat-Nav. Whether this helps the Middlesbrough players find their way to the goal this season remains to be seen.
Following the lead of the fashion gurus at Barcelona, the Magpies have thickened up their stripes. The visible front-on stripe count is down from seven to five, and black replaces white as the most prominent colour. The Toon Army will look less like barcodes than they have for a while. As it has been since the dawn of time, well since the Kevin Keegan years at least, the kit is supplied by Adidas. Click here to buy it from Kitbag.
Pompey have gone all rugger on us with a shirt provided by oval ball specialists Canterbury. The New Zealand brand got a