I have just seen the new Home shirt for next season o EPLTalk.com. Looks classy and continues the retro theme of this year's cream 3rd kit.
I just hope the socks are still white. Does anybody know what the shorts and socks are like yet?
The Away shirt is also out. Not so keen on that one though!
Does anybody know when these are launched? Should be early Summer so we can wear themon our hols, but somehow the Club have messed that up in the past.
Karl Masters, Posted 19/04/2011 at 11:30:13
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1 Posted 19/04/2011 at 19:46:44
Now if only we could buy them in normal sports shops like every other premiership team.
2 Posted 19/04/2011 at 20:43:56
3 Posted 19/04/2011 at 21:14:47
4 Posted 19/04/2011 at 21:23:00
5 Posted 19/04/2011 at 21:30:50
6 Posted 19/04/2011 at 21:59:06
7 Posted 19/04/2011 at 22:23:05
The home shirt isn't bad but i am ashamed that a club that has peddled 'the people's club' bollocks is forever changing the kits year on year. I for one don't care but i feel for the parents amongst the Toffeeweb users
8 Posted 19/04/2011 at 22:22:23
9 Posted 19/04/2011 at 22:30:35
Mustard - color and all
10 Posted 19/04/2011 at 22:51:26
Yes, I care! :) And the reason is simply because I grew up in the 70's with Everton wearing white socks and we were the only team who did. Ipswich, Millwall, Birmingham etc never looked as classy as Everton. So I guess, I just like to see that tradition carried on. I know I am not alone in that sentiment.
John Daley. You are right. From the photo it looks like tramp's piss off yellow! Classic summation - made me smile.
And on the subject of that away shirt, I wonder waht Eugene thinks. He hates the pink shirt, but championed amber last Summer. Somehow, I don't think this offering will remind him of Bob Latchford putting in 4 at QPR or Joe Royle's final Everton match at West Ham in the 70's, but I 'd still be interested in his opinion.
11 Posted 19/04/2011 at 23:57:17
12 Posted 20/04/2011 at 00:15:11
Imagine trying to "rally the troops" on a wet wednesday night when you are 2 nil down away from home and you see they are all dressed like ladyboys! Ridiculous.
13 Posted 20/04/2011 at 02:20:42
14 Posted 20/04/2011 at 02:17:55
I grew up supporting them from around 1960 onwards. In all that time - until the early 70's I think I can't recall them ever changing the home shirt.
It was always blue with a white round neck and white at bottom of the sleeves.
What I do remember though is the bastards changed the socks every bloody year !! Blue with white tops, white with blue tops.
Complete pain in the arse for me dad having to buy me them !
15 Posted 20/04/2011 at 06:15:22
The home kit is superb and maybe they can actually make some money this summer on kits instead of giving us the worst kit in football history and a lovely vanilla one for our kids to hang in the wardrobe by bringing it out in the autumn, we can look forward to seeing kids everywhere in new Everon kits this summer instead of the poor buggers looking in envy at their red mates in school who always seem to have a new one at the start of every summer holiday.
16 Posted 20/04/2011 at 08:33:42
17 Posted 20/04/2011 at 08:40:18
Away Kit link
Home kit link
18 Posted 20/04/2011 at 09:07:19
Not sure on the away, agree it looks like the Kejan sponsored home one from a few years back.
The colours do go well with the Evertonians for change scarf released yesterday!!!!
19 Posted 20/04/2011 at 09:18:50
By all means change the 'home' or 'away' every year. when i was a kid in the 90's you could buy a kit and know that unless the sponsors changed you could get a couple of years out of it. Changing everything every year just sums up how far removed the club's hierarchy are from us fans
20 Posted 20/04/2011 at 09:49:30
Wasn't there supposed to be a ruling on how often clubs could change their kits that was more down to sponsors, last time I checked we haven't changed sponsors.
21 Posted 20/04/2011 at 10:54:49
22 Posted 20/04/2011 at 11:13:23
As for socks... personally I have always wanted Everton to play in Blue socks AND Blue shorts. I like Blue.
23 Posted 20/04/2011 at 11:39:39
24 Posted 20/04/2011 at 12:02:23
Don't like the away kit and, even though it has historical significance, I've never really liked the amber away shirt or variations of (yellow, gold). Reminds me of high school where our PE uniform consisted of a very cheap amber polo shirt and the worst kind of royal blue shorts you could possibly be forced to wear.
It might not help that the picture of the away shirt looks like it's an XXL hanging on a very small hanger, which makes it look shapeless and like it's got a massive neck hole (which I hate).
I hear what a few people are saying about the Kejian one from a few years back. I loved the original Puma/Kejian top and had the black 3rd shirt. I then got the blue home shirt the following season, still Puma and still sponsored by Kejian, but I remember it feeling really cheap and ill-fitting. The blue from the shirt ran into the white ribbing round the collar and sleeves as well. I remember that the away version was a fairly shocking (IMO) amber one in the same style.
I didn't get a shirt this season due to being brassic, but I really liked the simplicity of the home shirt and I think I'll probably get one when the new shirt comes out and they reduce in price. Ditto with the cream 3rd shirt.
25 Posted 20/04/2011 at 12:58:49
These two new ones are the same, I love them both.
In regards to the whole shorts and socks discussion, I would like to see solid blue socks and shorts. The more blue the better IMO, and i think it looks pretty badass too.
26 Posted 20/04/2011 at 13:36:43
The club have to change all 3 kits (And indeed have a 3rd kit) every year to maximise money coming in.
I am sure our financial situation would be even less if we kept shirts for 2 years at a time like we used to.
Any business with turnover under £100m that pays several staff members £2m-£4m a year is in trouble, and has to do everything to eke out cash from its customers/fan base.
Compare the average wage/turnover ratio in the Premiership (60-80%) and the average Bank that gets bashed for large bonues (18-22%!!)
27 Posted 20/04/2011 at 13:54:46
As for "tramp's piss" or "same old, same old" - I'm unsure what you hope for... a cape? The image of Karl gleefully prancing around with his bright white socks and nouveau cape is one I'd prefer was not in my head. And are people really concerned about the "heavy badge" - will Osman have to drag his nipples along the floor?!
28 Posted 20/04/2011 at 15:09:51
Anyway it's brilliant, will buy it for the boys. COYB
29 Posted 20/04/2011 at 16:40:36
Don't give me the kid argument either. It does your kid good if you say no to them now and again.
In fact the kit is too cheap. They should add £20 to the price and have a 2nd home kit for Cup competitions.
30 Posted 20/04/2011 at 16:55:43
31 Posted 20/04/2011 at 19:21:59
32 Posted 20/04/2011 at 21:36:44
33 Posted 20/04/2011 at 22:00:32
I think we should wear all blue, it makes us look like we have more players on the pitch and we seem more aggressive. I remember going to Old Trafford many times in the 60s and 70s when we came out in Royal Blue from top to bottom and it inspired the supporters which inspired the team.
Anyway, I can remember having great times over there. Sorry, I meant to say 70s and 80s. Anyway, 6 grandsons kits a season is still an investment.
34 Posted 20/04/2011 at 22:00:32
35 Posted 21/04/2011 at 03:03:42
yes, I live in Thailand and can confirm Chang also make soft drinks and bottled water.
36 Posted 21/04/2011 at 03:09:31
37 Posted 21/04/2011 at 06:45:23
38 Posted 21/04/2011 at 10:49:01
39 Posted 21/04/2011 at 11:20:50
Nevertheless, I wore the shirt to a taverna one lunchtime and was quite pleased with myself until a waiter saw me, smiled sarcastically, pointed at me and shouted at the top of his voice, 'ROONEY'!!!!
It's a good job I never learned how to say fuck off in Greek.
40 Posted 21/04/2011 at 12:50:41
Back on topic, this seasons shirt is the best we've had for a while although I did like the one a few seasons ago before it "evolved" from a white flash on one shoulder to the two shoulders etc.
Le Coq do seem to have learned from their initial mistake with the white bib to produce some very good kits. I'd happily wear the home kit next season although not sure it's enough of an evolution to warrant a new shirt. We'll see when it's formally launched.
41 Posted 21/04/2011 at 22:00:56
42 Posted 03/05/2011 at 17:07:26
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