The result of the 225th stage of the DesignFootball.com Kit of the Week challenge (KOTW 225) is one of the least surprising there was in some time.

While the voting was far from unanimous, and there were several sublime entries, Sithuraloms shirt design for Brazilian side Sampaio Corrêa is a masterpiece, and they’re truly deserving of their victory.

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This season is an unusual one in which to review a Barcelona shirt - provided here by Kitbag.

Most years, the designs are filled with expectation, promise and, frankly, the torso of one Lionel Messi.

While Barça haven’t recently been the force they were between 2005 and 2015, removing them from the Champions League, where their current Third shirt becomes the first choice, has still been a daunting task.

Paris FC are often the forgotten men, and women, of the French capital. All the column inches seem to go the way of Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star, with PFC barely appearing on most’s radar.

Not at DesignFootball.com, particularly in the challenges. Previously featuring in DF's Crest Redesign Competition Weekly, Paris FC have now done the double by becoming the subject of a Kit of the Week (KOTW) stage too.

The 223rd (DesignFootball.com) Kit of the Week (KOTW) was won by Corinth, who came out on top with a burgundy Away number.

Referring as it does, with this colour, to the Álava province that the club’s home city of Vitoria-Gasteiz is the capital of, the wondrously photorealistic design also carries a base pattern comprising iconography of said city.

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One of the finest Kit of the Week (KOTW) stages DesignFootball.com had recently was the one that was instigated due to a certain Northeast Premier League side’s takeover by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF).

It was a change shirt that came out on top, with TRIDENTE keeping faith with the current manufacturer to revisit the famous stylings from 1995-96 (and 2018-19).

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Craig Buglass and Rob Warner use their combined experience at brands such as Nike, Puma and Umbro to offer a unique perspective on this season's Manchester City 3rd shirt.

The Kit Breakdown is the only place where you can hear from two World Cup winning kit designers.

Ted Lasso has been a sensation that is currently attracting awards and plaudits like moths to a flame, so it’s perhaps no surprise that it recently received the honour of being the subject of a DesignFDootball.com Kit of the Week (KOTW) stage.

ONI’s understated and polo shirt-styled upload earned its top billing. A shirt befitting the English capital’s latest imagination captors.

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DesignFootball.com had a pretty exciting few weeks with the challenges and the 219th Kit of the Week (Croatia) competition was spectacular.

Member TRIDENTE came out on top, and whilst no one would begrudge that victory - their Lotto-branded entry is a masterpiece - there are several other uploads that could have been equally deserving.

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Expert football kit designer Rob Warner joins the Claret & Blue podcast to rank the best & worst of Aston Villa shirts.

Rob's previously worked with Puma & Umbro designing that 'Aguero-moment' Man City shirt, Italy's 2006 World Cup winning shirt, Cameroon, Everton and many more stories that Rob shares during this podcast.

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