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
This is the new Porto away shirt 2016/17, Portuguese giants FC Porto’s new alternate kit for the upcoming LIGA NOS season. Made by New Balance, the new Porto away kit was officially unveiled on July 13, 2016.
The Draco Constellation is seen on the front of this black away shirt. Draco in latin means Dragon, and Porto of course are nicknamed the Dragoes (Dragons)
Porto finished 3rd in the 2015/16 Portuguese Liga season behind champions Benfica and second place Sporting CP Continue reading
This is the new Porto third kit 2015/2016, Porto’s new second alternate jersey for the upcoming Portuguese Liga season. The release of this third kit (revealed today June 25, 2015) completes Porto’s list of uniforms for the next season.
The reveal began with the unveiling of the 2015/16 home kit a week ago, with the brown away shirt following four days later. New Balance have opted to avoid the drawn out wait period between shirt releases and revealed all of them in quick succession.
The third shirt is predominantly white with hints of “atomic blue”. It is paired with white shorts and socks. The goalie jersey is “prism violet” in the words of manufacturers New Balance Continue reading
This is the new Porto away shirt 15/16, FC Porto’s new alternate strip for the upcoming Portuguese Liga season. The release of the change kit comes just four days after NB unveiled Porto’s principal home uniform for the 2015/2016 season. Like the home kit, the away one was also launched with the phrase “Sem Igual”, meaning “Without Equal” in English.
The shirt’s predominantly brown with subtle stripes (a lighter shade of brown), with blue also featuring across the chest. This blue stripe also contains the NB logo and Porto club crest. The cuffs are blue in colour too, with the outfield goalkeeper shirt being yellow in colour with black trim. The outfield players’ shorts will be brown as well, with a blue stripe running down the side.
Last season, Porto used a blue camo jersey as their principal away kit. This design has moved away from the camo and in NB’s words, is a kit “that not only looks good but performs at the highest level”
The strip uses New Balance’s NB Flex and NB Dry technologies and will be available to purchase early next month. Continue reading
This is the new Porto home shirt 2015/16, Portuguese giants FC Porto’s new home strip for the upcoming season. The new Porto kit is fourth in the list of major uniforms from the New Balance stable for the 15/16 football season, following earlier releases for Stoke City, Liverpool and Celtic.
Porto finished second in Portugal behind Benfica. The highlight of their 2014/15 season was undoubtedly their Champions League campaign, where they topped their group and reached the last eight. They stunned mighty Bayern 3-1 in the first leg at home before going down 6-1 in the second leg in Munich
The strip features Porto’s iconic stripes, with a bit of innovation in the form of mini stripes at the side and the back. The kit has Porto’s principal blue and white colours, with a hint of orange Continue reading
These are the new Boavista FC kits 2015/16, Portuguese club Boavista FC’s new home and away shirts for the upcoming Portuguese Primeira Liga season. The uniforms have been made by Errea and were officially unveiled on June 5, 2015.
The home kit is the checkered one in the pics below (Boavista are nicknamed Os Axadrezados), but it is the golden away shirt, also boasting a checkered design, that’s taken us by surprise. Continue reading
Portuguese giants Benfica have joined Arsenal, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the list of major clubs to be sponsored by Emirates after inking a sponsorship deal with the airline. The deal, beginning the 2015/16 season and till the end of the 2017/18 season, is reportedly worth 8 million euros per season. Benfica are the reigning Portuguese champions, having won the 2014/15 edition of the Primeira Liga.
At the press conference, Benfica also unveiled their new Adidas made kit for the 2015/2016 Portuguese Liga season Continue reading
These are the new Sporting Clube de Portugal jerseys 2014/15, Sporting Lisbon’s new uniforms for the upcoming Portuguese Liga season. The new Sporting CP 14/15 shirts have been made by Macron, who take over this season from Puma as kit partners of the club. The Macron agreement with Sporting is for a period of three seasons, beginning 14/15 and ending 16/17. The strips were officially unveiled on July 2, 2014. Continue reading