This is the new Italy “Renaissance” shirt 2019, a special kit for the Italian national team made by official manufacturers Puma. This new green Azzurri jersey was officially unveiled on 7 October, 2019 and will be worn when the national team take on Greece in their Euro 2020 qualifier later this week. A victory at the Olimpico will confirm qualification for their European Championships for Italy- a bit of redemption for Roberto Mancini’s men after their failure to qualify for the last World Cup.
It’s only the second time in their history that Italy will play in green- the previous such occasion was back in 1954 when they beat Argentina, and the kit aims at celebrating a new generation of talent for the Azzurri. Continue reading
This is the new Kerala Blasters kit 2019/20, Kerala’s new home shirt for the upcoming Indian Super League season. Designed in association with new uniform partner Reyaur Sports, the new kit was officially unveiled in Kochi’s famous Lulu Mall.
Kerala finished second from bottom in the ISL in 2018/19 and will be hoping to improve on their performance this year. Despite their struggles, they are a very well supported team, and were once managed by the likes of Rene Meulensteen and David James.
Muthoot remain principal sponsors of the new Blasters ISL shirt, as can be seen in the pics below. Continue reading
These are the new Wellington Phoenix kits 2019/20, New Zealand based A-League outfit Phoenix’s new home and away strips for the upcoming season. Made by Paladin Sports, who have taken over as the club’s kit partners from Adidas, the new Phoenix A-League uniforms were officially unveiled on 25 September, 2019.
Both kits (yellow home and darker alternate), will have the Huawei logo on the front of the jersey. The club also unveiled two new goalkeeper shirts- one orange and the other blue, as can be seen in the pics below.
Phoenix finished 6th in the 2018/19 A-League season, but were eliminated in the quarterfinal playoff by Melbourne Victory. Continue reading
This is the new FC Goa home jersey 2019/20, Goa’s new primary kit for the upcoming Indian Super League season. Goa were runners up in the ISL in 2018/19, losing the grand final 1-0 to Bengaluru FC in extra time. They however did manage to win the Indian Super Cup against Chennaiyin, and will be kicking off the new 19/20 campaign against the same opponents next month.
The kit was launched at the Bambolim Athletic Ground in Panjim a few days ago. Continue reading
Liverpool have confirmed that current kit partners New Balance have opened a legal dispute against the club. Although the Reds chose not to reveal further details, it is believed that the case pertains to their potential new deal with Nike.
The Reds’ current deal with New Balance ends at the end of the 19/20 season and they’ve reportedly been in negotiations with Nike, who are ready to strike a deal that rivals Manchester United’s £75m/season one with Adidas.
New Balance, who currently pay the Reds somewhere around £50m have a matching clause in their contract, and are ready to match Nike’s bid, but Liverpool believe that the latter’s superior distribution network makes them a more attractive kit partner.
Liverpool are probably at their strongest commercial position this decade, following their Champions League triumph last season. They’ve won six out of six in the new Premier League season and are already five points ahead of rivals Man City, who pipped them to the crown in 18/19.