Football Kits’ History Regarding Football Club Arsenal

Football club Arsenal, now playing in the Premier League, is renowned for their symbolic red and white home football kit; at the same time, the away and third football kits also are designed year by year. Many people may know nothing about the hidden meaning behind the colour schemes of all football kits. So, more details will be contained in the passage, and how they evolved in the past years. It perhaps unveils the secret on the popularity and eagerness of new football kits.

Hidden Stories behind Arsenal Home Football Kits

When it comes to the story behind original home football kits of football club Arsenal, there is an interesting story, which started from the establishment of Arsenal in 1886. It’s founders were asked to choose source a batch of football kits for all footballers. For the sake of special identity — former football players of Nottingham Forest, so they apply for assistance from the previous club. And the previous football club donate a batch of football kits to them. Then, they have worn such kits in many small and big matches until they were asked to change their kits for easier recognition in pitches.

The original football kits from Nottingham Forest were crimson tops with white shorts, and white and blue socks. Because of special requests on football kits, they brightened the crimson color a little and added into the original designs with white sleeves. Another story about their kits are that Herbert Chapman affected its design in a weird manner. But it could not be assured. Another version of story is that the Chapman was inspired by a kit of clothes by a cartoonist during a football match with golf. In 1993, manufacturers of football club changed the design of football kits slightly while the new design were resisted by most football fans. So, the design was returned back in the next season for football fans’ against.

Since the establishment of the football club, it cooperated with several brands, including Bukta (1930-1970), Umbro (1971-1986), Adidas (1986 – 1994), Nike (1994 – 2014), Puma (2014 -2018), etc.

Classic Football kits of Arsenal

Similar to many football teams, Arsenal has witnessed ups and downs in football leagues over past decades. Nonetheless, football fans may pursue some kits for outstanding performances in specific seasons, then those football kits would become iconic. Several classic kits are as follows:

The 2013-14 football kits — “Invincibles”

Football club Arsenal won many football games effortlessly through the whole season. It is the unstoppable and impeccable performances through the whole season that the club won the nickname “Invincibles”. In 2013-14, Arsenal won 26 matches and drew in 12 competitions, leading to an all-time high. It is for great achievements throughout the whole season that the 2013-14 kit of Arsenal were popular amongst numerous football fans.

In addition, the Highbury commemorative jersey is also listed into the popular kits. Nick manufactured crimson football tops in the memory of the Highbury stadium before they moved to Emirates Stadium. Football tops featured gold details against the crimson base. Each shirt was embroidered with time stamp of the football club.



Football Shirts for Manchester City

Josep Guardiola Sala is a professional Spanish football coach and former player. He was the manager of Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Currently, he coaches Manchester City.

The news that if Guardiola will renew the contract with Manchester City has attracted attention recently. He has been the head coach of Manchester City since the 2016-17 season and there is a three-year contract between the two sides. The club led by Guardiola improved quickly in the past two years. It has won the Premier League title in the 2017-18 season, which is of significance to the history of the Premier League.

Guardiola is an excellent coach specializing in football. Even if some people say that his coach rarely works well for such a strong team as Bayern and Barcelona. However, opportunities and challenges coexist in football. Nobody is born perfect. He instills his ideals and thoughts in the players and has helped Barcelona win unprecedented six successive titles, which makes other players and fans appreciate and worship him. No one can make remarkable achievements like Guardiola. He is a crazy man who specializes in football.

During five years when he served as the head coach of Barcelona, starting in 2007, Guardiola had a deep friendship with the team and Messi. He trained Messi from FC Barcelona II to the first team and made him the top player in the world. Barcelona was called “King” at that time because of consecutive trophies. He not only guide players with words but also personally plays football to guide them.

In fact, he is modest as a footballer or a manager. His superb skills and football thinking allow him to point out players’ problems directly. The workaholic who has a passion for football will make Manchester City better.

Manchester City Away Football Shirt 2016-17

Designed and manufactured by Nike, this away shirt is predominately black with yellow and red details, which looks more stylish and modern. Yellow Nike Swoosh and the sponsor’s name are printed on the front of the shirt. The most important element(the club crest) is heat pressed on the chest. This brand new shirt feature a red stripe on both sides to keep players cool when they are running on the football field.

The shirt is made from 100% recycled polyester, showing Nike’s environmental responsibilities. In addition, Dri-FIT technology will also keep athletes comfortable.

Manchester City Third Football Shirt 2016-17

This unique shirt, which features two bold colors(orange and purple), shows the vitality and creativity of the club and the entire city. The first purple shirt for the club was the 1992 away shirt and the color was used again in the 2007-08 and 2014-15 seasons. Other details consist of orange short sleeves and black breathable stripe that is put on both sides of the jersey. Nike Swoosh and “ETIHAD AIRWAYS” in white are also shown on the front. The indispensable club crest pays tribute to the great club. “CITY” is printed at the back of the collar; “EST 1894” is embroidered on the inside of sleeves, showing the long history of Manchester City.