Arsenal revealed its third choice kit made by Nike for the 2009/2010 season, available to pre-order through the FSC shop soon. On sale from Thursday 23rd July, the kit echoes design elements of the north London club’s away kit including a white shirt with redcurrant pinstripes and a polo collar.
Further shirt details include a panel of horizontal stripes at the back of the shirt, to mirror the craftsmanship of a fine English shirt. Inside the collar is a high quality woven label that reads Arsenal, while engineered in to the side seam is a small red label featuring two Arsenal canons either side of the club motto, ‘Victoria Concordia Crescit,’ which translates as ‘Victory Through Harmony.’
As with all Gunners replica kits, the shirt is made from Nike’s innovative Dri-Fit fabric, which keeps players drier, cooler and lighter by drawing sweat from the body to the fabric’s surface, while it’s three-dimensional construction gives more air space around the skin to reduce clinging.
The away shorts are anthracite grey with a redcurrant stripe along the side, a graphic showing an Arsenal canon is on the back of the waistband, while the draw cords feature Arsenal’s name on the tips. The socks are white with vertical redcurrant pinstripes and an anthracite stripe on the top band with Arsenal printed on the calf.
Adult shirts are priced at £40 (£45 long sleeved), with children’s shirts at £33 (£35 long sleeved).