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2020-21 International Club Soccer Kits

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We're starting to see leaks of next season's kits for European soccer leagues, so it's probably time to start up a new thread for 2020-21.

 

Probably the biggest change will be Liverpool switching to Nike after a protracted legal battle where New Balance sought to keep the contract, but ultimately failed. No leaks from Nike yet, but I'm sure something is in the works given Liverpool's status.

 

Also, there are a few details floating around about Arsenal's kits. It appears the home kit will feature a darker red than this year's, possibly with a chevron pattern.

 

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The away kit is rumoured to be "cloud white" with red trim. It's not unprecedented for Arsenal to wear white away kits, but as Arseblog points out, it might be uncomfortably close to our North London rivals.

 

The third kit is where things get really interesting. Images have surfaced online of merchandise in a highlighter yellow-navy blue-pink colour scheme (see below). How these will be arranged to make an aesthetically pleasing kit, I do not know. 

 

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16 minutes ago, andregunts said:

so non European club teams (MLS, South Americans. etc) will have a different thread?

 

MLS has its own thread already, but you're right, maybe "international" would be better than "European".

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Yeah, this does seem to be a very bad idea.

 

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If they want to go different to celebrate 1905, why not wear the 1905 color?

 

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Chelsea wore red away through the 70s and 80s, so there's some precedent here. But it's been so long that it seems likely to be a headscratcher to most people at this point.

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Word is that Serie A is considering a standardised name and numbers font from next season...

 

EDIT: Ah, this is interesting as well - an Italian journalist has noted that there's set to be a ban on coloured backgrounds for sponsor logos, such as the horrid red block on the Napoli shirt. I don't know how reliable his sources are, mind.

 

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I guess this should technically go in a yet-to-be-created 2020/21 megathread, but according to FootyHeadlines, this will be Tottenham's home kit next year:

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It's not good! I guess when we were granted our wish to break free of Nike's templates, it was one of those monkey's paw scenarios.

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23 hours ago, Waffles said:

I guess this should technically go in a yet-to-be-created 2020/21 megathread, but according to FootyHeadlines, this will be Tottenham's home kit next year:

Screen_Shot_2020_02_17_at_8.50.10_AM.png

 

It's not good! I guess when we were granted our wish to break free of Nike's templates, it was one of those monkey's paw scenarios.

It'd make for an awesome Chargers jersey though.

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