There are many incredible football kit designs, each representing a unique team and its history. Some shirts feature bold colours and striking patterns, while others boast sleek, minimalist designs that exude a sense of class.
From the iconic red of Manchester United to the bold yellow of Borussia Dortmund, each shirt tells a story and represents a community of passionate fans who live and breathe the beautiful game. The black and white vertical stripes of Juventus, the green and white hoops of Celtic – these are just a few of the countless designs that have captured the hearts and minds of football fans all over the world.
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And it’s not just about the aesthetics, either. Kits also feature sponsor logos, team crests, and other intricate details that add depth and meaning to the overall design. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of a particular team or simply appreciate the beauty and history of football shirts, there’s no denying that these garments are an integral part of the sport’s culture and identity.
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So if you’re looking for a way to show your love for your favourite team, or simply want to add a stylish and unique piece to your wardrobe, be sure to check out the amazing array of football shirts we have on site & we will keep you up to date with all the latest releases.
Soccer shirts are known in Europe as football shirts and worn for Association Football (soccer) matches, it is usually short sleeved, but during the winter months many players will use a long sleeved version.
Kits were originally heavy and made from cotton, today’s are polyester and nylon based and much lighter to wear. Original shirts had buttoned collars, nowadays they don’t tend to have buttons and are sometimes collarless, we have a full range of retro shirts.
Numbers on the back of shirts
The earliest record of the use of numbers on the back of football kits was 25th August 1928, when Chelsea & Arsenal both used them in their league games. In 1939 the numbering of players shirts was introduced by the Football League Management Committee, over the years the convention changed as formations did and eventually it was difficult to associate a number with a position, although number 1 has always been the goalkeeper.
In 1965 a change in the rules saw substitutions allowed for the first time, however only to replace injured players, this was expanded in 1966 to allow them for any reason. The outfield substitutes would wear the numbers 12 & 14 with the reserve goalkeeper wearing 13.
The 1954 World Cup FIFA required teams to use a squad numbering system, shirt numbers were given to all the players on a nation’s squad and they used the same shirt number for all the tournament. The advent of squad numbering on the back of player shirts, meant the numbers were less meaningful but sales of replica kits rocketed. The League Cup final of 18 April 1993 saw the first player names on the back of shirts and from the 1993-94 Premiership squad names and numbers were used. Shirts bearing player names as well as numbers were first used in World Cup final tournament play at the 1994 tournament in the U.S.A.
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