"What Your Boots Say" by Dan Leydon
FIFA have announced that they are currently opening formal proceedings against the Republic of Ireland. The decision comes after football’s governing body yesterday confirmed that they were ‘evaluating the matter’, in reference to the kit worn by the Republic during a game versus Switzerland in March. The jerseys in question were embroidered with the years 1916-2016, marking the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.
FIFA have since concluded this to be a political symbol, the likes of which are banned from any and all football kits according to their guidelines.
First donned in 1889, the colours have graced the backs of Wolves greats through the good times and bad.
Now the history of the shirt has been put in print by die-hard fan Steve Plant who was launching They Wore The Shirt at a special event at Molineux. The 255-page coffee-table book is the product of his vast personal collection and his commitment to documenting the history of the club through the shirt.
Trailers from the new documentary for ITV which charts the stratospheric rise and fall of football replica kit pioneers Admiral, from its beginnings as a maker of nuns' knickers to its role in kick-starting a new multi-billion pound sportswear industry with their brand new strips.
To commemorate their 10th anniversary classicfootballshirts.co.uk decided to look back through their history and share with you the story of Classic Football Shirts and the website in these 3 video's.
We start at the very beginning as Matt & Doug relive the early days of the business when the website was founded and run from a student house in Withington, Manchester.
This "A Lover’s Guide to Football Shirts" book offers a detailed insight into historical and cultural aspects of football shirts. Also included within the book, are chapters on music, Politics and Advertising. The perfect book for the clued up football shirt fan.
Rangers fans will not be able to purchase the new replica kit that Mark Warburton’s side will wear during their Premiership title challenge next term.
The long-running feud between the Ibrox board and Sports Direct chief Mike Ashley took another twist four weeks ago when the merchandise deals with Rangers Retail Limited were effectively ripped up as Rangers served notice terminating the Intellectual Property licence and rights agreement with immediate effect. It means that items featuring registered trademarks – including the famous Rangers badge – are unable to be sold once the current stock has been shifted.