Bill Lloyd was once ordered to change his jersey before a league match in the s after the referee complained it wasn't a regulation colour. In all likelihood, the team were wearing old kit discarded by the first team that was badly worn and faded to give the players their ghost-like appearance. I was delighted to hear from Peter Clifford recently who provided some information on the gentleman in the bowler hat and fancy watch chains featured in this photograph of the newly re-formed Rotherham FC from Crystal Palace Tottenham: Arsenal's decision to wear red shorts and socks for their match at West Bromwich Abion on New Year's Eve caused a lot of comment. Archived from the original on 10 October
Green proved most popular simply because of the law of averages - very few teams wore a green football kit. Because everyone has been so well-behaved especially you young Harry Kane I've posted all the remaining kit graphics for the group stages. Rangers August added. He didn't need to, really. I'm very pleased to announce that we have a new retail partner in 3Retro whose range of replica shirts may be familiar to enthusiasts under the Score Draw brand.
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It seems possible that the uncomfortably tight sample shirts mentioned in Steve's article were worn in this match from September against Preston North End as photographs taken later in the season show shirts with wider stripes and a looser fit. Burnley continued to be a feared side for the rest of the decade, enjoying two European campaigns but in the bubble burst when the team was relegated to Division Two. Back in August , three Norwich City goalkeeper shirts belonging to Australian keeper Michael Theoklitos turned up in a charity shop in Australia. Nasser Hussain's player ratings as England suffer The Welsh Premier League section is now open. Once again it's the time of year that brings the first of the new season's kits peeping shyly though the exhausted topsoil that is the closing weeks of the current season.
Back in May, , Peter Shilton became the first England goalkeeper to wear a green jersey in an international since the War when he was selected to face Czechoslovakia for a friendly in Prague. Archived from the original on October 9, In the process Tony has also demonstrated that the all-blue kit with white crew necks that I recorded for the previous season was incorrect and this was in fact their all-red change strip. When you have Spain and Portugal to play, you might want to make your World Cup exciting with a couple of memorable strips before a likely group stage exit. Steve has also found that the striped shirts adopted in were described in match programmes as "red and blue" whereas programmes from previous seasons always used the terms "cardinal and blue.