Championship club Brentford have announced that Umbro will take over as the club’s kit partners beginning the 2019/20 season. The new Bees shirt deal with Umbro is for a period of four years (till 2023) and sees the Double Diamond brand take over from Adidas, who have been producing the club’s uniforms since 2013.
Brentford finished 11th in the Championship in 2018/19, seven points behind Derby, who took the final playoff spot. The Rams were one of three second tier clubs to be outfitted by Umbro in the 18/19 season- the others being Hull and Blackburn.
The 19/20 season will be Brentford’s last at Griffin Park, with the Bees set to move to their new Community Stadium in 2020. Continue reading
These are the new Luton Town kits 2019/20, Luton’s new uniforms for the upcoming EFL Championship. The Hatters will be returning to the second tier after a gap of nearly 12 years in 2019 following successive promotions in 2017-18 and 2018-19. The new LTFC Championship shirts have been made by Puma and were officially unveiled on 4 May, 2019.
The orange shirt is Luton’s new 19/20 home kit, while the white and navy ones will serve as the club’s alternate ones. They also have a new sponsor in the form of local firm Ryebridge Construction, who will appear on the front of the navy jersey. Indigo Consulting sponsor the home shirt, while the Star Platforms logo appears on the white jersey. Continue reading
This is the new West Brom kit 2019/20, Albion’s new home strip for the upcoming league season. The new uniform, the second to be made by kit partners Puma after they replaced Adidas last season, was officially unveiled on May 2, 2019.
Albion were relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2017/18 season, but remain very much in contention for an instant return to the top flight. They’re currently fourth in the Championship at the time of writing, and are assured of a playoff spot. Continue reading
These are the new Stoke City kits 2019/20, SCFC’s new home and away uniforms for the upcoming EFL Championship season. Made by Macron, the new Stoke tops were officially unveiled on May 1, 2019 by the club.
The Potters had a disappointing 18/19 season following relegation from the Premier League as they failed to make it to the playoffs. They however did set a record for draws- 21 at the time of writing, which is the most of any football club across the world in the current season.
The new SCFC home jersey retains the club’s stripes with black being used for the away kit. Continue reading
Championship outfit Reading FC have announced a change in kit partners ahead of the 2019/20 season, with Italian firm Macron set to take over from Puma. The Royals have inked a three year deal with Macron, which will see them outfit Reading till the end of the 2021/22 season.
Puma have been Reading FC’s partners for nearly one and a half decades ago, having begun their association with the club back in the 2004/05 season. Reading wore Puma kits for the three seasons they were in the Premier League- 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2012/13. They came close to returning to the top flight in 2017, but lost in the playoff final to Huddersfield Town.
At the time of writing, Reading are 19th in the EFL Championship, with 42 points from 44 games.
Italian sportswear company Macron have opted for a logo change, bringing in a more sharper look ahead of the new year. The new logo, in the words of the company, is inspired by the blade of a javelin (fast and sharp) and has been dubbed the Macron hero.
Macron provide kits to various football and rugby clubs (including national deals). Macron officially announced the logo change earlier this week- check out the pics and the video below Continue reading