), Steve Flanagan has found some interesting background to the strips worn in the 1933 FA Cup final between Everton and Manchester City. The latter were selected for the game as can be seen in the poor quality image above and were subsequently worn at Anfield. On a trip to HMP Reading, for example, I was able to track down a copy of the Official History of Reading FC 1871-2003 in WH Smith. Rangers (1st, 2nd, 3rd), St Mirren, Kilmarnock, Hamilton Academical, St Johnstone, Hibernian, Motherwell. These included two sets of their familiar red shirts with white sleeves, two dozen red and white striped shirts (considered too narrow for their liking), two dozen borrowed from Sheffield United (with broader stripes) and two sets of shirts with broad red and white hoops. This strip, worn by Stockport County in 1967-68, has always been one of my favourites. Clyde (Aug-Sept 1946, October 1946 added), Greenock Morton (1948-49 added - see left), Heart of Midlothian (March 1949-1950 added), Stirling Albion (1949-50 added), Queen of the South (1947-52 socks modified), Raith Rovers (1949-50 socks modified). Please sign in to make changes. A month ago I posted a photograph of Stockport County from 1967-68 wearing their distinctive white shirts with a broad blue band and yellow trim on the shorts and socks. That image is too big. That image is too small. Image file is corrupted. Nik Yeomans has now provided me with a match programme that has a photograph of the Manchester United - Everton tie in question which shows the Toffees in an all-blue strip. Find Cheap Deals On Retro Football Shirts. 3,891 Followers, 109 Following, 2,455 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Historic Football Shirts (@historic.football.shirts) Home A-B C - G H - M N - R S - T W - Y Seasons Scotland A-G Scotland H-S New Page Africa Cup of Nations 1992. Benvenuto in Top Vintage Football Shirts dove puoi trovare maglie calcio storiche rare della tua squadra del cuore. 30 October - More Scottish Post-War Updates. We also have t-shirts, track tops and hoodies. The cutting on the right (Nottingham Journal 6 March 1933) confirms the team wore their new colours that afternoon but the photograph (above left) from the Sunday Pictorial (5 March 1933) clearly shows Alex James and David Jack wearing conventional flannel shirts. Please try again. Check out our t-shirts, sweatshirts, bags and hats or ask … Please use JPG, GIF, PNG, and TIF files only. I'll tackle those once the SPFL section is complete. At first glance the players are wearing two different shirt styles, but when I examined it more closely I noticed two players are in quartered tops. While we're on the subject of Aston Villa, Richard Henman recalls watching them in a League Cup match at Exeter City in August 1977 wearing a mash up of blue shirts with yellow trim, light blue shorts and socks. In July 2013, drawing on the research of Mark Andrews and Andy Kelly I published the story of how Herbert Chapman first created the iconic Arsenal shirt in 1933 by ordering a set of sleeveless Viyela jumpers to be worn over the top of their white change shirts. In September 2008 David France and Steve Flanagan confirmed that this was the team's official third shirt between 1986 and 1989 but it was never worn in a competitive match. Order now from Amazon (UK): amzn.to/2Ja41jh. The material on this site is copyright © Historical Football Kits, all rights reserved. Our St Petersburg Elf, Pavel Shalaev, recently sent me a link to the Football & the First World War website which has a fine collection of team photographs dating from the years immediately before and after the war. Elgin City (1933-1914 knickers corrected, hooped 1909-10 kit removed - this was a change kit in yellow and black - gaps in the record 1969-76 now filled): Gillingham (2013-14 correct manufacturer's logo applied): Bradford City (1962-63): Accrington Stanley (1990-91, 1991-92 shorts & socks now confirmed). Please try again. You can read the full story on Mark and Andy's History of Arsenal Blog. Aberdeen (1920-21), Airdrieonians (1920-21 see right), Albion Rovers (1920-21), Ayr United (1920-21), Clyde (1920-21), Morton (1920-21), Hamilton Academicals (1920-21), Raith Rovers (1920-21) added. The Barrow section has had a major update with with eight new graphics, stockings 1920-31 altered and missing detailing added to numerous graphics. Welcome to TOFFS, the number one choice for retro football shirts, handmade in the UK. Our football shop has a large stock of football apparel, including licensed shirts of your favorite teams. Championship: Luton Town, Preston North End, Cardiff City, Coventry City. League One: Peterborough United, Swindon Town, Shrewsbury Town, Rochdale. The photograph, the earliest to have emerged of the team, is captioned on Wikipedia as dating from 1887 but the trophy on display appears to be the Durham Senior Cup, which they won in 1884-85. Shop the best home, away and third Ligue 1 kits & shirts. (Photograph Aberdeen FC Official Website.). Premier League: Everton (socks corrected). Egyptian soccer database with a look at other Egyptian sports. 1 was here. Pictured here is the Sulphurites team from 1956-57, currently the only confirmed strip we have prior to 1985 but I hope to rectify this shortly. are the intellectual property of their respective owners. Brazil. Kids Football Shirts. National Teams. The home of original rare football shirts sourced from all over the world. These included two sets of their familiar red shirts with white sleeves, two dozen red and white striped shirts (considered too narrow for their liking), two dozen borrowed from Sheffield United (with broader stripes) and two sets of shirts with broad red and white hoops. These have now been removed and I think the record for 1900-1939 is now pretty sound. Selling shirts to us is easy! Our very good chums Tony Sealey and Richard Essen have been burrowing in the British Newspaper Archives looking through pre-war copies of the Daily and Sunday Mirrors that were added to the archive over the summer. 8/7/2020 1 Comment 1 Comment Scottish Clubs. A photographic history of over 120 different Scotland shirts from 1872 right up to 2022. That image is too big. Football fanatics buy the shirt of their favorite team so as to show their support to everyone, especially the rival team fans. Football League Clubs. Club crests and sponsors' logos historic.football.shirts's profile. League Two: Morecambe, Harrogate Town, Forest Green Rovers*, Crawley Town (socks confirmed), Exeter City, Leyton Orient, Newport County, Stevenage (shorts & socks confirmed). Championship: Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City, Stoke City, Derby County, Nottingham Forest, Reading, Millwall (shorts detailing corrected), Sheffield Wednesday. Belgium. We can now confirm that the black shorts worn in the team photograph posted yesterday were therefore not part of their regular playing strip. The 2020-21 Premier League/EFL gallery is now open. Tony Sealey found this photograph of the 1902-03 Blackburn Rovers team in The Sunday Pictorial (3 November 1929). Former Members: Stockport County, Wrexham (socks confirmed). According to The Arsenal Story (Tom Whittaker 1957), the jumper and shirt combination proved troublesome in the wash and was rejected in favour of a more conventional solution. After Bury were expelled from the EFL in August 2019 I wrote "it is only a matter of time before history repeats itself.". League Two: Grimsby Town, Cheltenham Town (shorts/socks confirmed), Tranmere Rovers. It appears likely that they were finally stung by press criticism of the scruffy appearance of the English national team into providing uniform kits in 1932. Within hours of seeing yesterday's piece about Swansea Town, HFK Elf Tony Sealey got in touch to confirm that the Swans wore white shorts at Vetch Field when they played Spurs in March 1931 and again in March 1932. The players are wearing black shorts but as it was not taken on a match day we cannot be certain that this was their regular strip. I had a long standing memory that the trimmings were tangerine the following season and red after that but was not able to corroborate this so deleted these graphics. Thanks to their efforts I've been to update the Tottenham Hotspur Change Kit section with six previously unrecorded strips, such as these red and white rugby shirts worn in November 1925, as well as a number of corrections and adjustments to dates. In September these were replaced by shirts with plain collars but with the team heading towards relegation, the new design was dropped and the shirts from the previous season were reintroduced in February. Northern Ireland wore an all-white strip against Austria earlier this month. It's my opinion that these jerseys were worn throughout 1930-33 and that the journalist quoted above just missed out (or his sub-editor removed) a reference to the claret band. I've been able to confirm that in the two matches played after permission for the change was granted, the Gunners wore their plain red tops so we can certain that the new colours were indeed introduced on 4 March. Australia. Buy the latest football shirts from all your favourite club and national teams. After going through my own source material I realised that there were numerous errors, which, in my defence, arose because many of the photographs I was working from were of poor quality. I have just one thing to say to the people at Nike and the FA who decided to introduce a blue change strip - Belo Horizonte 29 June 1950. In September 1982 Aberdeen travelled to Albania to play Dinamo Tirana in the European Cup-Winners Cup and wore this one-off strip, basically identical to their regular outfit but with contrasting V necks and cuffs. Championship: Bristol City, Blackburn Rovers, Brentford, Swansea City, Queen's Parek Rangers. Southampton (2018-19 3rd & 2019-20 4th corrected), Burnley (2019-20 4th kit added). The money we make from adverts on oldfootballshirts.com pays for our web hosting fees and also lets us put something back into the game we love by sponsoring some players' kits from a few teams to get some plugs for the website in the matchday programs. 1 was here. Previous Updates: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 |2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006, Shrewsbury Town Football Shirts 1974 to Present. You're sure to find something amongst the thousands of shirts on offer. Harrogate Town (1964-65, 1998-99 added, 1977-78 socks corrected). Greger Lindberg found an interesting item in the Scottish Referee (24 March 1905). Prior to the game, in accordance with FA Cup rules, the clubs agreed their colours for the match. Sound familiar? This prompted me to look again at my photograph archive where I found this 1893-94 group showing the team posing with the committee and some impressive trophies. This commemorative certificate presented to John Devey to mark his benefit match in 1896 shows a Villa player wearing a quartered shirt but I had previously dismissed this, assuming the artist had misinterpreted the term which at the time usually described what we know as "halved" shirts. Croatia. Stockport County (1964-65 crest added). This appeared in a report on the FA Cup Final replay in the Blackburn Standard on April 10 1886 but since the match was played on that day, it cannot be of the team that appeared in the replay. Recently, however, Des Hinks has furnished photographs from the two missing seasons and while these are in black and white, it is clear that the trimmings are darker in 1968-69 and darker still a season later. The photograph is from 1968-69 and features Len Allchurch receiving a presentation plate to mark his 500th senior appearance. My congratulations go to Harrogate Town who recently won promotion to League Two via the play-offs and whose recent kit record is now available on HFK. 55 UEFA Nations. Incidentally, the staunchly amateur FA insisted that players provide their own dark knickers and socks up until 1932. On the left is the unfortunate Stenhousemuir goalkeeper, "supported" by one of his defenders, failng to stop a corner flying directly into his goal in high winds. Port Vale (1909-10, 1912-14 trim altered, 1929-30, 1934-36, December 1979 added, 1965-66 shirt trim added, 1981-82, 1982-83 sponsor altered). St Mirren (1945-46 collar and stripes corrected), Dundee (Feb-April 1946 added), Alloa Athletic (1945-46 added). Scottish League One: Falkirk, Clyde, Cove Rangers, Dumbarton, Airdrieonians, East Fife, Montrose*, Partick Thistle. (Photograph Phil Harrison Official Club Historian.). 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Scottish Premiership: Hibernian, Kilmarnock, Livingston, Motherwell, Rangers, Ross County, St Johnstone, St Mirren. Unravelling the complex history of Aston Villa's kits in the Victorian period has been both challenging and rewarding and, although we have made a great deal of progress over the last two years, there are still some surprises to be found. We've been buying them for years, now it's time to record them for everyone to see. Stenhousemuir had been inactive during the war but did participate in the Scottish Southern League B Division in 1945-46. This includes contemporary press cuttings and photographs from the Aberdeen FC Official Website, including this one of the original Aberdeen club from 1885. The photograph of the corresponding match in January 1931 (a 5-5 thriller) shows Villa in similar tops but with a claret band. The photograph shows the Silkmen in happier times, 1969-70, when the team went on to win the FA Trophy. This nicely fills a gap in the record for the early 20th century. If you want something specific we haven’t got drop us a message we will happily assist you! We also sponsor the unofficial Brighton & Hove Albion radio show - Albion Roar! You can read all about them on our blog (currently unavailable). Furthermore the player in an all-dark strip seated next to the trophy is Arthur Wharton, who made a single appearance for the Quakers in 1885-86 before joining Preston North End where he became the world's first black professional footballer. If it was used it may have appeared in August 1988 at Old Trafford when Everton were beaten 1-0 by Manchester United in the Mercantile Trophy, a one-off competition organised to mark the centenary of the Football League, but I've not been able to confirm this. This odd Everton shirt was featured several times in News & Updates as far back as 2008 and it seems that questions about it have been circulating on social media recently. What remains puzzling, however, is that the Nottingham Evening Post (4 March 1933) reported that Chapman contacted Hollins & Co to place a rush order for the Viyella jumpers the day before the Liverpool game. It's an Adidas shirt similar to those worn by Queens Park Rangers at the time but not identical. Last month Tony Sealey alerted me to the fact that in the new edition of The Arsenal Shirt (Simon Shakeshaft & James Elkin 2020) a slightly different narrative emerges. Last month I was taken to task by Sam Clarke over my Darlington section where I stated that the club was effectively wound up when it was expelled from the Conference in 2012, relegated to the ninth tier and made to change its name to Darlington 1883. We have pulled together all the AC Milan football kits from our image archives for a visual history. Week Ending 12 September - 2020-21 Update. (Credits: The British Newspaper Archives). Third Lanark (1952-53 added), Dundee (1952-54 strip added to shorts), Motherwell (1951-54, 1954-57 socks updated), Raith Rovers (three strips worn 1952-53 added or modified, two strips from 1953-54 added), Heart of Midlothian (1952-53 alternative added, 1953-54 three strips added), Clyde (1952-53 now known to be the same as previous season. It looks like that white shirt was never worn in a competitive game. The home of original rare football shirts sourced from all over the world. This is the only occasion on which England wore change shirts prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. Memory is not always reliable especially over such a distance in time. Browse Kitbag for official Ligue 1 kits, shirts, and football kits! Included in the material Tony and Rich sent me was this cutting of Norwich City v Southend United from September 1925. historicfootballshirts.com was created on 2017-06-06. (Credits: claretandblue.blog, Penny Illustrated 18 March 1893, Aston Villa From the Archive.). Vintage soccer jerseys to wear during leisure time or to play football or to take to the stadium during the games of the favorite team. I'm grateful to Martin Johnston, General Manager of Peterhead FC, who has submitted a photograph of the team's 1946-47 strip which provides us with details about the design of the crest worn around this time. historic.football.shirts's profile. Week Ending 29 August - More on the New Boys. EFL Former Members: Aldershot Town (shorts/socks confirmed), Barnet*, Yeovil Town, Boston United, Hartlepool United, Kidderminster Harriers, Torquay United, York City. Premier League: Aston Villa, Crystal Palace. You can choose among rare shirts, old ones, casual, vintage clothes like polo shirts, sweatshirts, tracksuits, jackets, pants, etc. Since it continues to turn up like the proverbial bad penny I've now added it to the archive. Ian McConnel has submitted another batch of minor amendments for Scottish clubs, this time for 2018-19. Next: Life after football could pay off for this former QB. Please try again. Some time ago Gordon Hulmes sent me this photograph of Swansea Town taken in 1931-32 when his grandfather played for the team. ), Week Ending 19 September - 2020-21 Update. Please try to include as much detail … Based on one of most iconic Italian club shirts of all time, this resurrection of the 1980s ‘Magila Bandiera’ kit is a master class in how to seamlessly blend club crest imagery into the main body of the shirt. Press cutting the British Newspaper Archive. The club's owner, Amar Alkadi had asked for a further eight-week adjournment but Judge Sebastian Prentis declined, noting that the case had already been adjourned 12 times since it was started in January 2019. Exclusive discounts are available from several of our retail partners using these codes at checkout: Premier/English Football League | Scottish Professional Football League. (Photograph may be subject to copyright. Lee Gauntlett has discovered that Aston Villa wore blue shirts in the FA Cup against Arsenal in January 1931 who wore white, while Roger Pashby has found this photograph from 1933 that definitively shows the light blue bands on Villa's heavy, woollen change jersey. Check out our clearance range of football shirts with up to 75% off! There are Tottenham Hotspur shirts, Bayern Munich shirts, PARIS Saint-Germain shirts, Liverpool shirts, Brazil shirts, well, and more. Le nostre magliette non sono riproduzioni moderne. There was no reason for County to change their colours (Preston wore white by this time) so I can only speculate that the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway mislaid their kit hamper en route forcing the team to borrow a set of kit on arrival. Former SPFL Members: Berwick Rangers (sponsorship added). In fact it is an archive photograph dating from 5 September 1885 when Albion still wore cardinal red and light blue jerseys. Here's a nice snippet that Tony Sealey turned up while researching the British Newspaper Archives. Whether you support a Premier League giant or a struggling non-league club, we’ve done all the hard work to bring you the cheapest prices on the internet. Please try again. Bernard Gallagher recently sent me this early photograph of West Bromwich Albion. The winning design, produced by Admiral, featured a large flappy collar with claret and white stripes. Please only use JPG, GIF, PNG or TIF files. Lee Gauntlett has sent me a cutting that describes Aston Villa wearing jerseys that were "white with blue hoops" against West Ham United on 6 February 1932. (Cutting from the National Newspaper Archive.). Aston Villa Coca-Cola Cup Final Winners 1994 Away Football Shirt 1993/95 (XL) Asics B240 Scottish League Two: Stranraer, Elgin City, Cowdenbeath, Albion Rovers, Queen's Park, Stirling Albion*. This is the first photographic evidence I have seen that confirms the design of the unusual yellow and green chevron worn by Norwich at the time. Nick from the splendid upthemaggies website has been in touch to confirm that Notts County were still refered to as "the chocolate and light blues" in the local press during 1889-90. Historic Football Shirts Ltd. 677followershistoricfootballshirtsltd(1608historicfootballshirtsltd's Feedback score is 1608) 100.0%historicfootballshirtsltd has 100% Positive Feedback. Tutte le maglie classic sono rigorosamente originali dell'epoca in cui le squadre le hanno utilizzate. Change photo. (Photo credit: Roger Pashby & Matt Stevens/Football & the First World War). Incidentally, while researching the background to this match I discovered that the Warriors were wound up in May 1919 and reconstituted as a new club to avoid paying their debts. Curiously there are 18 players in the picture and several of them are wearing reversed jerseys. We launched www.oldfootballshirts.com in October 2006 and we're creating the ultimate history of football shirts (soccer jerseys), using photos of fans shirts, from the UK and from around the World. On 11 April the Liverpool Echo reported, "A real bolt from the blue has happened in regard to the FA Cup final....Now the FA has ruled that both clubs shall leave blue entirely out of the picture.". That was in the early days of HFK, before we had an army of research elves and when I could not afford to buy many books. From these I've been able to make the following updates: Bradford City (socks corrected on graphics 1909-1920), Derby County (1912-13 collar added), Huddersfield Town (1914-15 added), Leeds United (1920-21 added), Leicester Fosse (1914-15 added), Middlesbrough (epaulettes enlarged on 1913-1936 graphics), Newcastle United (1914-15 added). FOOTY.COM find the best deals on retro football shirts for every club. That file isn't supported. We've been buying them for years, now it's time to record them for everyone to see. Because the quality of both images is poor, it is very hard to make out the light blue bands but after enhancing both pictures with my graphics software I was just able to make them out. Argentina. The action is from a Scottish Victory Cup match against Rangers in April 1946 ('Gers won 8-2 on aggregate). This colourised photograph shows England playing Germany at White Hart Lane on 4 December 1935. I would really appreciate help from the HFK Elves on this one! You're sure to … Our kit history now extends back to the formation of the original Harrogate AFC in 1919, pictured left. For more details visit Copyright Information. (Photograph FIFA. (Photo credit: Stockport County FC Match Programme), Scottish Clubs from Football & the First World War. (Click the thumbnail to view a larger image.). According to the official match programme they wore scarlet shirts. I've added England's new strips to the archive. Scottish Championship: Raith Rovers, Dunfermline Athletic, Heart of Midlothian, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Queen of the South. Former Members: Berwick Rangers, East Stirlingshire. 1 Crazy Season. Change photo. I remember studying Tony Matthews' book in the Birmingham branch of Waterstones when a young shop assistant approached me and politely but firmly explained that I was welcome to browse the stock but sitting down with books and making notes was not allowed and perhaps I would like to leave. 16/5/2020 0 Comments Scottish Clubs have been added to our blog. Image file is corrupted. Shop high-quality unique Football History T-Shirts designed and sold by artists. My conclusion is that quarters were worn for at least part of the 1892-93 season and a couple of these resurfaced when the team was assembled a year later, kitted out in mismatched tops. League One: Doncaster Rovers, Plymouth Argyle. We have more today from Ian McConnel: Morton (1950-51 added), East Fife (1950-51 collar corrected, 1951-52 added), Raith Rovers (1950-Jan 1951 added, Feb-May 1951 socks corrected and four different strips worn in 1951-52 added - see right for March 1952 version) , Clyde (1950-52 added), St Mirren (1951-52), Heart of Midlothian (1950-51, Aug-Dec 1951 added), Third Lanark (1951-52 added), Elgin City (1949-54 detailing updated). Please sign in to make changes. 2020-21 Update: Dumbarton and East Fife shirt sponsorship added. Armed with this material I have been able to update a lot od detailing on shirts between 1982 and 1999. As the senior club, Everton thought they were entitled to retain a blue motif but they reckoned without the disdainful approach of the FA to the professional game. 1953-54 added), St Mirren (1952-55 updated), Airdrieonians (two 1953-54 strips added), Berwick Rangers (1953-54 collar amended). A part of the online history of football kit from Europe (UEFA) and all over the world. SPFL Update: Alloa Athletic, Annan Athletic, Arbroath, Brechin City, Edinburgh City*, Forfar Athletic, Greenock Morton, Peterhead*, Stenhousemuir*. The brainchild of a Scot, William McGregor, the competition provided regular fixtures for the top professional English sides from Lancashire and the West Midlands. historicfootballshirts.com is hosted in Germany and is owned by Shane Jackson (Historic Football Shirts). The photograph is of the Brentford team from 1914-15 and shows them wearing the yoked tops that were popular at the time. That wraps it up for the Premier League and EFL apart from some former members. Historic football shirts offers a huge range of original retro football shirts.