This is the new Liverpool home kit 2018/19, LFC’s new home jersey for the 2018/2018 Premier League season. The Reds are the first team to launch their new strip, with kit manufacturers New Balance officially unveiling it earlier this morning (April 19, 2018).
The new home shirt was unveiled with the tag “This Means More” and features a two-button collar and linear jacquard front stripes inspired by the Main Stand at Anfield.
The back of the jersey also features a new name and lettering style again inspired by signage at Anfield Continue reading
League One outfit Fleetwood Town have today (April 18, 2018) announced that Danish company Hummel will be their new kit suppliers. The new kit deal means the end of FTFC’s existing partnership with Puma (Genesis Sports) that began back in the 2013/14 season.
The duration of the contract was not announced but Hummel’s deal with Boro, also announced earlier this month, was for a period of five seasons and FTFC have said that their deal is also a “long term one”. There has also been talk of Scottish giants Rangers (also outfitted by Puma) moving to Hummel beginning 18/19.
On the same day, Fleetwood also announced that Joey Barton would be their new head coach beginning the 2018/19 season. Continue reading
Championship outfit Middlesbrough have announced a new kit deal with Hummel that will see the Teessiders outfitted by the Danish company for a period of five years beginning the 2018/19 season. The new Hummel Boro deal brings to an end Adidas’ current association with the club, which began in 2009.
Hummel last made shirts for Boro in the mid 1980’s, with the 1986/87 squad the last one to wear Hummel uniforms.
At the time of writing, Boro are still very much alive in the race for promotion to the Premier League next season.
Hummel currently supply jerseys to the likes of Charlton, FC Utrecht and the Danish national football team. Continue reading
We’ve come down to the last four teams standing in the FA Cup, with Manchester United, Spurs, Chelsea and Southampton set to do battle this weekend at Wembley. The first semifinal pits United (Adidas) against Spurs (Nike), with Chelsea (Nike) taking on Saints (Under Armour) on Sunday. Will the final be an Adidas v Nike one? Or Nike v Under Armour? Or a London derby between the two Nikes? Or Adidas v Under Armour?
For all the four remaining in the competition, this represents their last chance of silverware. Man City have already claimed the league and EFL Cup and United, Chelsea and Spurs have all been eliminated from continental competition. Burnley will also be watching the Chelsea Southampton clash with great interest. Unless Saints win the FA Cup, the Clarets, in all probability, will be making their first European appearance in over five decades next season Continue reading
These are the new Iceland World Cup kits 2018, Iceland’s new home and away uniforms for the upcoming 2018 World Cup in Russia. Made by Errea, the new Icelandic WC 2018 shirts were officially unveiled on 15 March, 2018 by the Italian manufacturer and the KSI.
Errea has opted to combine the elements of ice (represented by the white), water (blue) and heat (red) for the new Iceland World Cup kit. The home strip is the blue one in the pic below, with the white set to serve as the nation’s away/alternate top.
The 2018 World Cup will be Iceland’s first ever World Cup. They are in Group D alongside Argentina, Croatia and Nigeria Continue reading
These are the new France WC 2018 kits, the French national team’s uniforms for the 2018 World Cup and other international games in the 2018/19 season. Made by Nike, the new Les Bleus World Cup jerseys were officially unveiled on 15 March, 2018.
The new French World Cup home shirt is navy blue, with a graphic pattern on the sleeve, and will be paired with white shorts and red socks.
The France away World Cup 2018 strip features a white shirt (with a red and blue pattern design), paired with dark blue shorts and white socks.
Both French World Cup 2018 tops will debut later this month in the national team’s friendlies.
It also carries the words “our differences unite us” in French. Continue reading
This is the new IFK Goteborg shirt 2018, IFKGBG’s new home kit for the upcoming Allsvenskan season. Gothenburg, one of Sweden’s most popular clubs, finished a poor 10th last season and will be hoping for a better show in 2018. The new Gothenburg kit has been made by Kappa (the only Kappa sponsored top flight Swedish team) and was officially launched today (March 14, 2018) Continue reading
Portuguese giants FC Porto have inked a contract extension with kit partners New Balance that will see the Boston based firm outfit FCP till 2024. The relationship between the two parties began in the 2014/15 season and merchandise sales for the club have grown 91% since 2014, according to data released.
Porto lost in the Round of 16 of the Champions League to another NB team, Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are one of two NB teams in the last eight of the tournament, the other being Sevilla, who upset Manchester United at Old Trafford. FCP qualified from a tough group that also involved Monaco, Leipzig and Besiktas Continue reading