These are the new Angers SCO kits 17/18, Angers’ new tops for the upcoming Ligue 1 season. Made by Kappa, who have outfitted the club since 2013, the new Angers SCO shirts were officially unveiled at the Grand Theatre on May 2, 2017.
The club were promoted to Ligue 1 in 2015 and at the time of writing, look to have guaranteed their top flight status for the second straight seaon (they’re currently 14th). They are also the first Ligue 1 club to reveal their new 2017/18 uniforms.
The new Angers 17/18 home shirt features the club’s traditional Continue reading
German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach have today (April 4, 2017) officially confirmed that they will be switching to Puma from Kappa beginning the 2018/19 season. The deal, worth around 8 million euros a season, is a sizeable upgrade over their current deal (3 million euros per season) and will kick in on 1 July, 2018 for a period of six years. Continue reading
This is the new Leeds United kit 2016/17, LUFC’s new alternate strip for the upcoming Championship season. Made by Italian partners Kappa, the new kit was officially revealed on 11 June, 2016. The Whites finished 13th in the 2015/16 Championship season, picking up 59 points from 46 games.
Leeds also have a new shirt sponsor in the form of 32Red, with the online gambling firm inking a three year deal with the club beginning the 16/17 season. Continue reading
This is the new Wigan kit 2016/17, Wigan Athletic’s new home strip for the upcoming Championship season. Made by Kappa, the new Latics shirt was officially unveiled on 27 May, 2016 after a set of teasers in the lead up to the official launch. The club won the 2015/16 League One title, finishing two points ahead of Burton Albion to secure automatic promotion to the Championship Continue reading
We’ve come across some bizarre kits in the past, but this new one from CD Palencia Balompie takes the cake. The Spanish Tercera Division outfit have just unveiled a “human anatomy” jersey, made by Kappa. It was officially released with the hashtag Nosdejamoslapiel (literally meaning we give our skin in Spanish!). The socks are however plain and “normal”
Spanish lower division sides have produced some weird kits in the recent past- Cultural Leonesa had a Tuxedo kit in 2014 while CD Guijiuelo revealed a ham inspired shirt last year. CD Lugo also had a beer and octopus themed jersey not too long ago Continue reading
This is what appears to be the new Monchengladbach shirt 2016/17, German Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach’s new home kit for the new season. The club opted for a rather novel way to unveil the kit, with fans seen wearing the jersey in the well known show ZDF Sportstudio
The Fohlenelf, who are currently fourth in the Bundesliga and drew with Bayern Munich over the weekend, are expected to debut the new kit in their next home game against Bayer Leverkusen (Round 33- 7 May, 2016) Continue reading
Australian A-League side Central Coast Mariners have unveiled a special limited edition “Surf Life saving” jersey that they will wear in their F3 derby against Newcastle Jets on 28 February, 2016.
Made by Italian firm Kappa, the kit is a tribute to Surf Life Saving Central Coast, and 10% from the sale of every shirt will be donated to them. CCM currently have former Liverpool and Barcelona forward Luis Garcia in their ranks.
The Mariners’ opponents for this weekend’s clash, the Jets, had also revealed a special “Airforce” jersey for their clash against the Roar. Continue reading
According to reports in the German media, Wolfsburg have entered into an agreement with Nike for a new ten year contract. The Wolves are currently with Kappa, with the Italian firm’s contract due to run till 2019. However it is believed that Nike will buy out the contract, with the first kits as part of the new deal due to emerge in 2017.
The value of the deal is apparently 80 million euros over ten years (8m euros per year). While it is a significant sum, Nike might be getting themselves a good deal, especially if Wolfsburg manage to maintain their Champions League status. The amount also appears to pale in front of similar deals for Dortmund (15m euros per year from Puma according to domestic reports) and Bayern (60m euros per year- Adidas)
The Wolves are also one of the German clubs affected by the recent Volkswagen emissions Scandal, and confirmation of this Nike deal will go a long way in easing some of the financial hit that the club may take should VW Continue reading