City were back in the final the following season when, according to the match programme, they did wear maroon. After going through my own source material I realised that there were numerous errors, which, in my defence, arose because many of the photographs I was working from were of poor quality. I have finally got round to reviewing Paul Brett's personal collection of Shrewsbury Town shirts, photographs of which he recently posted on his website, Shrewsbury Town Football Shirts 1974 to Present. Should have checked their Rothman's. Here is another odd variant, worn by Morton in a few matches during the 1983-84 season. Aberdeen (1920-21), Airdrieonians (1920-21 see right), Albion Rovers (1920-21), Ayr United (1920-21), Clyde (1920-21), Morton (1920-21), Hamilton Academicals (1920-21), Raith Rovers (1920-21) added. Whether you support a Premier League giant or a struggling non-league club, we’ve done all the hard work to bring you the cheapest prices on the internet. Football League Clubs. Here's a nice snippet that Tony Sealey turned up while researching the British Newspaper Archives. 55 UEFA Nations. Tutte le maglie classic sono rigorosamente originali dell'epoca in cui le squadre le hanno utilizzate. I've been able to confirm that in the two matches played after permission for the change was granted, the Gunners wore their plain red tops so we can certain that the new colours were indeed introduced on 4 March. Australia. These included two sets of their familiar red shirts with white sleeves, two dozen red and white striped shirts (considered too narrow for their liking), two dozen borrowed from Sheffield United (with broader stripes) and two sets of shirts with broad red and white hoops. St Mirren (1945-46 collar and stripes corrected), Dundee (Feb-April 1946 added), Alloa Athletic (1945-46 added). The club's owner, Amar Alkadi had asked for a further eight-week adjournment but Judge Sebastian Prentis declined, noting that the case had already been adjourned 12 times since it was started in January 2019. Scottish Premiership: Hibernian, Kilmarnock, Livingston, Motherwell, Rangers, Ross County, St Johnstone, St Mirren. Meanwhile Tony Sealey has scanned the British Newspaper Archive and confirmed that Swansea Town wore white knickers throughout the 1930s and Nik Yeomans has submiited photographic evidence to corroborate this for 1934-35 and 1935-36 as well as provide evidence of the socks worn in these two seasons. We have pulled together all the AC Milan football kits from our image archives for a visual history. Historic Football Shirts eral United Kingdom football kits replica football shirtm. 8/7/2020 1 Comment 1 Comment Scottish Clubs. Because the quality of both images is poor, it is very hard to make out the light blue bands but after enhancing both pictures with my graphics software I was just able to make them out. League One: Portsmouth, Milton Keynes, AFC Wimbledon, Oxford United. In 1978 Motherwell organised a competition for younger supporters to design their strip for the 1978-79 season. This appeared in a report on the FA Cup Final replay in the Blackburn Standard on April 10 1886 but since the match was played on that day, it cannot be of the team that appeared in the replay. Sam, who was involved in the efforts to save the club, provided me with a detailed account of the events that followed their expulsion and argued that the club was not wound up and that the team now once again playing as Darlington FC, is the direct descendant of the club formed in 1883 and not, as I had stated, a phoenix club. The cutting on the right, submitted by Villa Elf, Lee Gauntlett, illustrates the Corinthians v Aston Villa game played in March 1893 and once again quarters are in evidence. HFK receives a commission on these sales. (Photo credit: Stockport County FC Match Programme), Scottish Clubs from Football & the First World War. Historic football shirts offers a huge range of original retro football shirts. Thanks to Graham Burton, I've added a passage in the Barnsley section explaining the origin of the name of their ground, Oakwell. In September 1982 Aberdeen travelled to Albania to play Dinamo Tirana in the European Cup-Winners Cup and wore this one-off strip, basically identical to their regular outfit but with contrasting V necks and cuffs. Everyone will have their own favourite AC Milan shirt, from the iconic Mediolanum sponsored shirts of the late 1980's to the much sought after narrow-striped Centenary kit from 1999. The cutting on the right (Nottingham Journal 6 March 1933) confirms the team wore their new colours that afternoon but the photograph (above left) from the Sunday Pictorial (5 March 1933) clearly shows Alex James and David Jack wearing conventional flannel shirts. If you are looking to sell, from collections to individual shirts please get in touch with us using the form below or call 01978 261578 / email This colourised photograph shows England playing Germany at White Hart Lane on 4 December 1935. Shane Jackson | Worcester, United Kingdom | Business Owner Historic Football Shirts | 280 connections | View Shane's homepage, profile, activity, articles Nick from the splendid upthemaggies website has been in touch to confirm that Notts County were still refered to as "the chocolate and light blues" in the local press during 1889-90. Almost every week we receive new supplies and update our offer systematically. Within hours of seeing yesterday's piece about Swansea Town, HFK Elf Tony Sealey got in touch to confirm that the Swans wore white shorts at Vetch Field when they played Spurs in March 1931 and again in March 1932. That file isn't supported. Image file is corrupted. The photograph of the corresponding match in January 1931 (a 5-5 thriller) shows Villa in similar tops but with a claret band. The brainchild of a Scot, William McGregor, the competition provided regular fixtures for the top professional English sides from Lancashire and the West Midlands. Polyester and nylon is the fabric used nowadays to make the football shirts, probably since these fabrics are both lightweight and inexpensive, and easy to wash and wear. Stenhousemuir had been inactive during the war but did participate in the Scottish Southern League B Division in 1945-46. Shop high-quality unique Football History T-Shirts designed and sold by artists. Next week I'll resume work on historical material. Memory is not always reliable especially over such a distance in time. 35 Likes, 4 Comments - Historic Football Shirts ( on Instagram: “AFC Bedale Away kit Launch 2019/20 Bangers & Mash with peas and gravy socks Exclusive to…” Order now from Amazon (UK): Buy the latest football shirts from all your favourite club and national teams. We can now confirm that the black shorts worn in the team photograph posted yesterday were therefore not part of their regular playing strip. I've added England's new strips to the archive. Elgin City (1933-1914 knickers corrected, hooped 1909-10 kit removed - this was a change kit in yellow and black - gaps in the record 1969-76 now filled): Gillingham (2013-14 correct manufacturer's logo applied): Bradford City (1962-63): Accrington Stanley (1990-91, 1991-92 shorts & socks now confirmed). 1 Crazy Season. That file isn't supported. I'm grateful to Martin Johnston, General Manager of Peterhead FC, who has submitted a photograph of the team's 1946-47 strip which provides us with details about the design of the crest worn around this time. 2020-21 Update: Dumbarton and East Fife shirt sponsorship added. Ian McConnel has submitted another batch of minor amendments for Scottish clubs, this time for 2018-19. The dark shade of City's tops in contemporary photographs led me to believe they were maroon but this is our old nemesis, orthographic film stock at work. Greger Lindberg found an interesting item in the Scottish Referee (24 March 1905). As the senior club, Everton thought they were entitled to retain a blue motif but they reckoned without the disdainful approach of the FA to the professional game. You can read all about them on our blog (currently unavailable). League One: Hull City, Fleetwood Town, AFC Wimbledon (socks confirmed), Lincoln City, Bristol Rovers (socks updated), Charlton Athletic, Doncaster Rovers (socks confirmed), Gillingham*, Wigan Athletic. Premier League: Southampton (new sponsor added), Tottenham Hotspur (socks updated), Fulham. We launched in October 2006 and we're creating the ultimate history of football shirts (soccer jerseys), using photos of fans shirts, from the UK and from around the World. While we're on the subject of Aston Villa, Richard Henman recalls watching them in a League Cup match at Exeter City in August 1977 wearing a mash up of blue shirts with yellow trim, light blue shorts and socks. Over 1000 models of retro soccer jerseys available in the catalog. League One: Peterborough United, Swindon Town, Shrewsbury Town, Rochdale. Original Vintage - Classic Football Shirts. Historic football shirts offers a huge range of original retro football shirts. That image is too big. We have more today from Ian McConnel: Morton (1950-51 added), East Fife (1950-51 collar corrected, 1951-52 added), Raith Rovers (1950-Jan 1951 added, Feb-May 1951 socks corrected and four different strips worn in 1951-52 added - see right for March 1952 version) , Clyde (1950-52 added), St Mirren (1951-52), Heart of Midlothian (1950-51, Aug-Dec 1951 added), Third Lanark (1951-52 added), Elgin City (1949-54 detailing updated). That image is too small. Remove. Scottish Premiership: Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee United, Hamilton Academical. Prior to the game, in accordance with FA Cup rules, the clubs agreed their colours for the match. That image is too big. It looks like that white shirt was never worn in a competitive game. The 2020-21 Premier League/EFL gallery is now open. It appears likely that they were finally stung by press criticism of the scruffy appearance of the English national team into providing uniform kits in 1932. Based on one of most iconic Italian club shirts of all time, this resurrection of the 1980s ‘Magila Bandiera’ kit is a master class in how to seamlessly blend club crest imagery into the main body of the shirt. The latter were selected for the game as can be seen in the poor quality image above and were subsequently worn at Anfield. Vintage soccer jerseys to wear during leisure time or to play football or to take to the stadium during the games of the favorite team. League Two: Morecambe, Harrogate Town, Forest Green Rovers*, Crawley Town (socks confirmed), Exeter City, Leyton Orient, Newport County, Stevenage (shorts & socks confirmed). This did not improve their fortunes and 'Well went down at the end of the season. (Photograph FIFA. The home of original rare football shirts sourced from all over the world. Unravelling the complex history of Aston Villa's kits in the Victorian period has been both challenging and rewarding and, although we have made a great deal of progress over the last two years, there are still some surprises to be found. 3,891 Followers, 109 Following, 2,455 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Historic Football Shirts ( Presumably they did not have enough blue/yellow tops to go round the squad so some players had to wear their change tops. Le nostre magliette non sono riproduzioni moderne. Il loro prezzo varia in base alla rarità, condizione e taglia. Week Ending 12 September - 2020-21 Update. There was an unexpected service failure. This commemorative certificate presented to John Devey to mark his benefit match in 1896 shows a Villa player wearing a quartered shirt but I had previously dismissed this, assuming the artist had misinterpreted the term which at the time usually described what we know as "halved" shirts. Fans have so far added 113,065 shirts covering 6,021 football teams from all over the world. The latter were selected for the game as can be seen in the poor quality image above and were subsequently worn at Anfield. Find Cheap Deals On Retro Football Shirts. The latest additions: Everton, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Newcastle United, Northampton Town. Argentina. Sell shirts. What makes this even more appalling is that the EFL has been sitting on proposals to tighten up their Owners' and Directors' Test since July 2018. CLASSIC FOOTBALL SHIRTS LIMITED - Free company information from Companies House including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity And that, aside from one or two sponsorship details still to be announced, wraps it up for the 2020-21 season.'s profile. In September 2008 David France and Steve Flanagan confirmed that this was the team's official third shirt between 1986 and 1989 but it was never worn in a competitive match. I originally found this in The A-Z of West Bromwich Albion (Tony Matthews 1996). Berwick Rangers (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-94 dates and detailing amended). This is the first photographic evidence I have seen that confirms the design of the unusual yellow and green chevron worn by Norwich at the time. Please try again. The royal blue shorts worn at Preston North End (reported in the Athletic News 3 March 1890) are therefore an anomoly. Brazil. According to The Arsenal Story (Tom Whittaker 1957), the jumper and shirt combination proved troublesome in the wash and was rejected in favour of a more conventional solution. Armed with this material I have been able to update a lot od detailing on shirts between 1982 and 1999. Shop the best home, away and third Ligue 1 kits & shirts. Championship: Luton Town, Preston North End, Cardiff City, Coventry City. Press cutting the British Newspaper Archive. The winning design, produced by Admiral, featured a large flappy collar with claret and white stripes. Club crests and sponsors' logos Please sign in to make changes. It's my opinion that these jerseys were worn throughout 1930-33 and that the journalist quoted above just missed out (or his sub-editor removed) a reference to the claret band. Please only use JPG, GIF, PNG or TIF files. League Two: Bolton Wanderers, Oldham Athletic, Scunthorpe United, Walsall. I remember studying Tony Matthews' book in the Birmingham branch of Waterstones when a young shop assistant approached me and politely but firmly explained that I was welcome to browse the stock but sitting down with books and making notes was not allowed and perhaps I would like to leave. While the shirts look plain white, this is an illusion caused by our old nemesis, orthographic film stock. Image file is corrupted. My conclusion is that quarters were worn for at least part of the 1892-93 season and a couple of these resurfaced when the team was assembled a year later, kitted out in mismatched tops. An unnamed sportswear manufacturer wrote, "As showing the superior quality of our football jerseys, we have again been favoured with instructions from the Scottish Football Association to supply jerseys for the great international matches - Scotland v England (primrose and pink), Scotland v Ireland (marone [sic]), Scotland v Wales (royal blue)." FOOTY.COM find the best deals on retro football shirts for every club. Croatia. Incidentally, while researching the background to this match I discovered that the Warriors were wound up in May 1919 and reconstituted as a new club to avoid paying their debts. Third Lanark (1952-53 added), Dundee (1952-54 strip added to shorts), Motherwell (1951-54, 1954-57 socks updated), Raith Rovers (three strips worn 1952-53 added or modified, two strips from 1953-54 added), Heart of Midlothian (1952-53 alternative added, 1953-54 three strips added), Clyde (1952-53 now known to be the same as previous season. I would really appreciate help from the HFK Elves on this one! The home of original rare football shirts sourced from all over the world. Senior Scottish Elf, Alick Milne has submitted new evidence about the colours of the four clubs that amalgamated to form the modern Aberdeen FC in 1903. According to the official match programme they wore scarlet shirts. We've been buying them for years, now it's time to record them for everyone to see. Please sign in to make changes. Rangers (1st, 2nd, 3rd), St Mirren, Kilmarnock, Hamilton Academical, St Johnstone, Hibernian, Motherwell. In my post about the mystery white Everton shirt on 23 November I mentioned the possibility that it may have been worn in the 1988 Mercantile Trophy. Kids Football Shirts. are the intellectual property of their respective owners. With the help of Sam Walsh and Phil Harrison I have been able to add no fewer than 27 new graphics to the Harrogate Town section and added detailing to several more. Our very good chums Tony Sealey and Richard Essen have been burrowing in the British Newspaper Archives looking through pre-war copies of the Daily and Sunday Mirrors that were added to the archive over the summer. Bernard Gallagher recently sent me this early photograph of West Bromwich Albion. Earlier this month Macclesfield Town were wound up in the Insolvency & Companies Court. Incidentally, the staunchly amateur FA insisted that players provide their own dark knickers and socks up until 1932. That was in the early days of HFK, before we had an army of research elves and when I could not afford to buy many books. According to reports in the Nottingham Evening Post and the Daily Mirror (4 March 1933) Arsenal were expected to wear the jumper and shirt combination against Liverpool at Highbury that afternoon. Port Vale (1909-10, 1912-14 trim altered, 1929-30, 1934-36, December 1979 added, 1965-66 shirt trim added, 1981-82, 1982-83 sponsor altered). Remove. Welcome to TOFFS, the number one choice for retro football shirts, handmade in the UK.