Newcastle United play in the Premier League where they play at St. James Park in Newcastle. Newcastle United wear black and white striped shirts which are manufactured by Castore and sponsored by Fun88. Because of their black and white outfit, NUFC players are nicknamed the ‘Magpies,’ Eurasian birds that are also coloured black and white.
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Newcastle United 23/24 Home Kit
Newcastle United adorns its black-and-white striped home kit with black v-collar and sleeve cuffs, both of which contain white triple pinstripes. The said design is a throwback to the home kits worn in the mid-80s. As owned by Saudi Arabia, the club has Saudia, the country’s flag carrier, as the main sponsor. The season’s home kit is the first time Saudia’s logo appeared on the sponsor space.
2022/23 Newcastle United Home Shirt
The Newcastle United 2022/23 home from Castore introduced the traditional black and white stripes in a classy uninterrupted look. The design elements covered the shirt from end to end, reaching the neckline and touching the sleeve cuffs and hemline. A single central striping went around the sleeve cuffs and round collar to complete the overall look.
2021/22 Newcastle United Home Shirt
Fans of the Magpies recognised their players in their 2021/22 home games with the Castore home shirt that featured the club’s traditional colours of black and white. Castore’s rendition of the usual striped pattern was a broad one as only one central black stripe flanked by two white ones cover the body (with the black side panels blending well with the design), while the sleeves were split evenly between the two colours. The narrow sleeve cuffs showed the body’s stripe colours in reverse, while the grandad collar (a stand out feature of the 95-97 adidas kit) went with white.
2020/21 Newcastle United Home Shirt
Newcastle United sported a familiar home look for the 2020/21 season. The Puma-produced home kit of the Magpies then had a vertically striped body of alternating black and white both on the front and back, while the sleeves and shoulders were solid black. Grey Puma logos appeared on the shoulder sides and the right chest, with the fully-coloured Newcastle crest taking the left chest. The front centre displayed a light blue FUN88 sponsor branding. The black and white stripes were central to the Magpies identity and formed the basis for Puma’s Crafted from Culture approach to the club’s new home kit. The shirt had a round collar and narrow sleeve cuffs.
Men’s Newcastle United Shirt
The Magpies have had great home shirts in their time and one of the best was the one used in 1993 where they sponsor merged well with the black and white stripes, a true eye catcher in that era. Newcastle are one of several European teams to utilise black and white stripes in their shirts. Other clubs which have used this include Juventus, Udinese and Notts County.
Newcastle’s colours at the outset was generally the home kit of Newcastle East End F.C., comprising plain red shirts with white shorts and red socks. In 1894 the club adopted the black and white striped shirts, which had been used as the reserve team’s colours.
Newcastle United were formed in 1881 and turned professional in 1889. Newcastle have two nicknames, the Toon and the Magpies, the latter gained when a pair of magpies nested at Newcastle’s St James Park ground. The magpies has won 1 Premier League title achieved in the 1994/95 season.
The Magpies have had their fair share of famous managers with Jack Charlton in 1984, Ossie Ardiles 1991-1992, Kevin Keegan 1992-1997, Kenny Dalglish 1997-1998, Ruud Gullit 1998-1999 and Sir Bobby Robson 1999-2004. The most expensive player to wear the Newcastle shirt is firm fan-favourite Alan Shearer bought for 15 million from Blackburn Rovers in July 1996. Apart from Alan Shearer, Newcastle have had some famous players wearing the shirt, some of whom were Kevin Keegan, Paul Gascoigne, Peter Beardsley and Les Ferdinand.