The first round of PL fixtures after the half way mark saw away teams dominate, with the likes of Leeds, West Ham, Arsenal and Sheffield United all claiming wins on the road. Interestingly though, SUFC were the only team to wear their primary away uniform- the rest all claimed victories wearing their third kit. Continue reading
Southampton have announced a new kit deal with Hummel that will see the Danish firm become the club’s new shirt suppliers beginning the 2021/22 season. The two parties have inked a five year contract and this also brings an end to Saints’ existing arrangement with US based Under Armour, who have been outfitting the club since 2016. Southampton’s deal with UA was for an original period of seven years (so ending two years in advance) and was reportedly worth around 4m pounds a year. Continue reading
Round 18 of the Premier League was an interesting one- there were four games in which the away side wore their change uniforms. Interestingly, in these four, only one team was able to emerge victorious with all three points, and that was Tottenham Hotspur, who beat Sheffield United 3-1. Continue reading
Liverpool’s first game in their new third uniform saw the defending champions suffer a shock 7-2 humbling at the hands of Aston Villa in Birmingham on Sunday. The Reds were donning the new black and red strip for the first time this season, but were well beaten by a Aston Villa side that had just about survived relegation in the 2019/20 campaign.
The pair of Ollie Watkins and Jack Grealish played key role in Villa’s triumph. Watkins, a summer signing from Brentford, scored a “perfect” hat trick in the first half- netting with both feet and his head, while medio Grealish had three assists and two goals to his name as Dean Smith’s men created history at Villa Park. Continue reading