The UK-based company, founded by designer and football fanatic James Garley,

RetroFootballTShirts.co.uk are helping to “Bring back the good old days” by stocking over 3,000 t-shirts of former terrace favourites like George Best, Steve Archibald, Kevin Keegan, Ron “Chopper” Harris and Charlie George to name but a few.

The UK-based company, founded by designer and football fanatic James Garley, currently stocks t-shirts for Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Spurs and a whole host of other teams. They plan to eventually stock thousands of t-shirts for every British side!

Dr Jack Fawbert, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, at the University of Bedfordshire, has completed his research study, entitled ‘Representations of Change; Community, Culture and Replica Football Shirts’, which explores the social symbolism of football shirts  

The first study into the meanings people attach to replica football shirts and why they wear them is about to be published.

Dr Jack Fawbert, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, at the University of Bedfordshire, has completed his research study, entitled ‘Representations of Change; Community, Culture and Replica Football Shirts’, which explores the social symbolism of football shirts

He examined what shirts, their designs, sponsors and colours mean to football fans, how they 'read' them, how they interpret them and how they use them to signify their support for teams. He also looked at what the shirts signify about fans in the context of support for particular clubs and the social milieu of those clubs.

Nicknamed the Tigers, the creator of this shirt took the name literally when designing this awful tiger print design. The subject of nationwide derision, this shirt lasted a season before being hastily replaced.

With the Premier League season underway and the top clubs all having unveiled their new kits, Sky HD surveyed 1,000 UK football fans to uncover the top 10 worst football kits of all time.

With more colours than Joseph's coat and design work that would make most WAGs turn their noses up in disgust, these kits line the corridors of world football's 'hall of shame'. We all have a personal favourite for the dubious honour of worst ever football kit and here are the top 10 according to the survey...

 Mitre - pass it on commercial

Featuring: Darren Huckerby - Ian Holloway - Karl Duguid - Brian Laws - Marlon King - Danny Haynes - Roger Johnson - Gareth Ainsworth - Phil Brown - Peter Taylor - Gary Johnson - Chris Morgan - Liam Lawrence - Richard Chaplow - Paul Simpson - Bradley Wright-Phillips - Stephen Hughes - Iain Hume - Brian Howard - Jemal Johnson - Osei Sankofa - Andy Gray - Bertie The Bee - Andy Butler - Josh Lillis - Danny Coid - Matt Smith - Dog Chewed The Handle - QPR - Ipswich Town - Wolves - Cardiff City - Plymouth Argyle - Coventry City - Scunthorpe United - Colchester United - Barnsley - Charlton Athletic - Burnley - Leicester City - West Bromwich - Crystal Palace - Hull City - Norwich City - Preston North End - Blackpool - Southampton - Bristol City - Sheffield Wednesday - Sheffield United - Stoke City - Watford - The Championship

 

DFB and adidas extend partnership

The German Football Association (DFB) and Adidas announced the long-term extension of their successful partnership of more than 50 years until the year 2018

The extension of the agreement is the result of a settlement which the Arbitration Court had advised both parties to reach following detailed and intense negotiations. Under the new endorsement agreement, adidas will remain Official Outfitter of the DFB until the end of 2018 and will continue to supply the complete ranges of match, training and leisure apparel for all DFB teams.

City stars Jon Parkin and Richard Cresswell showing off the new 07/08 away kit.

Here it is, City's brand new 2007/08 away strip. The design is bound to be another hit with the fans, following the success of the new home kit .

The new 'Midnight Blue' design has been made by Le Coq Sportif using the latest fabrics and manufacturing technology. The main body of the kit has been manufactured out of a polyester interlock fabric which specifically helps keep the body cool and dry by removing the moisture.

new rangers 3rd kit 07/08 by Umbro

Strike star Lee McCulloch today officially launched the Club's stunning new third kit for season 2007/08 at Murray Park.

The new Umbro-manufactured top - which has black and flint stripes with blue piping - will be worn at Rugby Park tomorrow when the Light Blues play Kilmarnock in the SPL.

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