22
Jul

Spanish side unveils new Tuxedo kits


The lower leagues in Spain just keep on rolling out ridiculous new jerseys.

A day after second-division side CD Lugo raised eyebrows with their uniquely-themed beer and octopus kits, third tier club Cultural y Deportivo Leonesa classed things up a bit with these new fake tuxedo kits.

Oh yes:

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you have to agree that all these kits coming out of Spain are still better than Manchester United’s new threads.

YUCK!

28
May

Spain rush out third World Cup kit over strange FIFA concern

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Would you be able to tell these two colors apart? (Image via Pies)

Spain and kit sponsor adidas have heeded FIFA’s demand to produce an ‘emergency’ all-white third kit for this summer’s World Cup. This means La Furia Roja are the only country besides hosts Brazil and Belgium (odd) to enter the tournament with three options in their wardrobe.

The reason for FIFA’s odd request? A concern that fans wouldn’t be able to tell Spain’s all-red kits (as the scheduled home side) apart from Holland’s all-blue uniforms for their Group B fixture on June 13.

Hmmmmm…. red and dark blue. These do appear to be two completely different, distinguishable colors - at least in our eyes. Then again, we are talking about FIFA here, the same organization that thinks it’s a great idea to play a World Cup in Qatar in over 110°F heat. Logic isn’t exactly part of their vocabulary.

Anyway, here is the leaked third kit for Spain, courtesy of Footy Headlines:

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At least Spain fans have one more option to purchase in the team shop now?

H/T Pies

21
May

Barcelona unveil new home kit for 2014/15 season

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After introducing their new manager (Luis Enrique) and new starting goalkeeper (Marc-Andre ter Stegen) this week, Barcelona have now unveiled their new home kits for next season. And guess what? They feature blue and red vertical stripes. Imagine that!

Jokes aside, the new shirt looks fresh to death. The vibrant yellow collar from this past season gives way to a unique blue one with a Catalan touch - the Senyera flag in the open v-neck. It’s the first time the Catalan flag has been placed there, and it adds for a little spice!

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Another change from this year is the center stripe will now be red instead of blue, which is also a good thing because then we can tell Barca’s shirt apart from Bayern Munich’s new kit.

Well done, Barca, well done.

Images via FCBarcelona.com

10
Apr

Liverpool unveil kits for next season

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A year after releasing the travesties known as Liverpool’s away and third kits, the Reds’ official kit supplier Warrior have apparently stepped their game up!

If these leaked images are indeed the team’s new kits for 2014/15, then Liverpool supporters can look forward to playing in the Champions League in style.

Images via Twitter/@Kop305

5
Nov

Germany and Spain World Cup jerseys leaked?

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Image: FootyHeadlines.com

Can you feel it? The best time of the year is near. No, not Christmas. World Cup Jersey Leaking Time, of course!

With 2014 creeping ever closer, kit suppliers for next year’s World Cup teams are eager to release their jerseys just in time for the holiday season. And that means we should be receiving more leaked images of said kits each and every week. Mexico became the first team to officially release their World Cup kit (if they make it!), showing them off in their last World Cup qualifier vs Panama. But until the other nations hold their announcements, the fun is all in the speculation.

Today, we heard of two new kits being leaked — Germany’s and Spain’s. And we must say, they are quite fancy:

Fresh. To. Death. But which do you prefer?

To stay up to date with all the World Cup kit releases (and of course, the leaks), check out FootyHeadlines.com. They always seem to be on top of it.

3
Sep

Arsenal fan saves some money on Ozil jersey

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Image: @mrjohnfriend

Mesut Ozil’s move to the Emirates has Arsenal fans equally ecstatic and perplexed over Arsene Wenger’s sudden willingness to splash the cash. Ozil became the most expensive Gunner of all-time after Wenger & Co forked over $66 million to Real Madrid for the German, more than twice as much as Arsenal paid to get Jose Antonio Reyes in 2004 ($27 million).

However, some Arsenal fans clearly still value Wenger’s tendency to go the cheap route. One Gooner fan found an easy way to turn his old Arsenal kit into a brand-spanking new Ozil jersey, “on a free.” And he didn’t even forget the umlaut!

Brilliant stuff, mate.