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New Ireland Away Football Kit 2017-18 | White Irish Alternate Soccer Jersey 17-18 by NB

This is the new Ireland away football shirt 2017, the Irish national team’s new alternate strip for the 2017/2018 footy season. Made by New Balance, the new away uniform was officially unveiled on August 13, 2017. NB had revealed the home shirt earlier this month- the first to be made by them as part of a new deal inked with the FAI.

The predominantly white jersey features a polo collar and a tonal jacquard hoop design. Dark green shorts and predominantly white socks (with Eire written on them) complete the look of the new Irish away soccer jersey.

The new away kit will officially go on sale from August 24 onwards. Continue reading

First New Balance Ireland Kit | Republic of Ireland Home Jersey 2017-2018

This is the new Ireland home jersey 2017/18, the Republic of Ireland’s new principal strip for the upcoming international season. This is the first kit for the Republic by Boston, MA based New Balance, who replace Umbro as uniform partners. Umbro’s partnership with the FAI dates back to 1994, when they replaced Adidas.

However both Umbro and New Balance have the same distributor in Ireland- TopLion, and this switch is apparently a strategic decision on the latter’s part. TopLion’s contract with the FAI expires in 2020. Continue reading

Orange Liverpool Kit 2017-18 | New LFC Third Jersey 2017-2018

This is the new Liverpool third strip 17/18, LFC’s new second alternate top for the upcoming Premier League season. Made by New Balance, the new LFC third shirt was officially unveiled on 17 July, 2017 by the Reds. The unveiling of this third kit completes Liverpool’s list of releases for the 2017/18 season. Continue reading

Athletic Bilbao New Balance Jerseys 2017-2018 | Athletic Club 2017-18 Home, Away & Third Kits

These are the new Athletic Bilbao shirts 2017/18, Athletic Club’s new home, away and third kits for the 17/18 La Liga season. The first to be made for the club by new kit partner New Balance, the Bilbao tops were officially unveiled on 3 July, 2017.

New Balance replace Nike, who began outfitting Athletic back in 2013. NB’s deal, till the end of the 2022/23 season, is reportedly worth 3.5 million euros per season.

The home kit retains the club’s traditional red and white colours, with the away being a black. The third, a blue and white creation from the NB stable, is a nod to the team that won Athletic’s first Copa title back in 1903.

Athletic finished 7th in the 2016/17 La Liga season, doing just enough to secure a spot in the Europa League for 2017/18.

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New Lille Jerseys 2017-2018 | LOSC New Balance Kits 17-18 Home Away & Third

These are the new Lille kits 2017/18, LOSC’s new home, away and third uniforms for the upcoming French Ligue 1 season. Made by New Balance, the new LOSC shirts were officially unveiled over the weekend by Les Dogues. Lille finished a disappointing 11th in Ligue 1 in 2016/17 with just 46 points, less than half of the 95 achieved by champions AS Monaco.

After a year in white, Lille’s new home strip returns to red, featuring a chevron design that is a throwback to club shirts from the 1940’s and 50’s. The alternate kit is a white number from the NB stable, while the third is navy in colour.

All three of Lille’s NB tops for 2017/18 use the kit maker’s revolutionary NB dry technology.

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Orange FC Porto Away Shirt 2017-2018

This is the new Porto away kit 17/18, FC Porto’s primary alternate strip for the 2017/18 season. Made by New Balance, the new away top was officially unveiled on 16 June, 2017, thus completing all three of their uniform releases in the same week- they first released the blue third kit on 12 June and the home strip on the 14th.

For the away kit, New Balance have given Porto a “flaming orange” creation, Continue reading