After an excruciating 2019/20 campaign, Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal squad stand just days away from starting their first full season together with an away trip to Fulham. His initial time at the club was hugely successful as he helped Arsenal end their trophy drought by winning the FA Cup in his first season with the team. Or the way he effortlessly whipped passes around the pitch for Germany against Brazil in the 2014 World Cup semi-finals. Ozil had previously donated his 2014 World Cup winnings — about £240,000 — to fund surgery for 23 sick Brazilian children in conjunction with the BigShoe charity. Despite reaching the FA Cup final again in 1972 and finishing second in the league the following season Arsenal became a mediocre side during the mid seventies. The following season Arsenal achieved the domestic “double,” clinching the League championship with a 1-0 win over Tottenham. Find us over on our socials and let us know, join in the conversation with like-minded soccer fanatics today! From here he brightened the red base colour and added the white sleeves which we know and love today. When making this home shirt, they kept wish the signature red and white colour placement, however they added three Adidas stripes to each sleeve.
First time this was done was in 1966/67 where the club played in all red home jerseys which fans did not agree with, and they shortly returned back to their white sleeves in the next season. This particular design was chosen to pay homage to the appearance of the first ever shirt worn by the club. Above we have taken a look into the evolution of the Arsenal home shirt and how they adopted the infamous colour scheme. There are other reasons to look back across the decades, too. But after two and a half seasons at the club, the defender’s contract was terminated by the Gunners back in January this year. The Gunners captain wore the No17 through all five seasons at Borussia Dortmund, before taking the No14 at Arsenal. Club physiotherapist Bertie Mee took over as manager in 1966 and in 1967, after two seasons wearing plain red shirts, the classic Gunners’ strip was reintroduced, now enhanced by a smart new crest consisting of a cannon. And this is why we have put this article together; below we will explore the history of the club’s football kit and how it has evolved over the years to keep on track and in style.
But it is important to look for the positives in life and not the negative, which is why I try to live with no regrets and holding no grudges. This is the main reason why the Arsenal home shirt for 03/04 was so popular amongst fans. This shirt featured dark sleeves and a hypnotic design on the torso which supporters did not like one bit. It is believed that Herbert had a rather peculiar influence for the design choice; however no one is quite sure which it was. When producing sportswear for a widely supported football team such as Arsenal, manufacturers feel like they need to try something new with the design to keep fans interested and engaged. Since becoming established, Arsenal has worked with a number of sports manufacturers when it came to producing their much loved sportswear. Ever since the update to the clothing in 1993, AFC manufacturers have toyed around with the colour placement of the kit.
Arsenal, like many other soccer teams has seen a number of highs and lows in the football leagues they have participated in. There is a running theme amongst some of these most disliked jerseys for Arsenal, and that is the colour blue. Closely behind this one there are two yellow based jerseys which fans did not like. OFTEN after matches, players will swap jerseys with their opponents as a sign of good sportsmanship while also amassing some collector’s items. Well this is a really really really bad sign. Currently playing in the Premier League, Arsenal is well known for their signature red and white home jersey plus their extravagantly designed away and third kits. For the 2005/06 home shirt, Nike produced a deep redcurrant top with yellow gold accents. Another away jersey which was not a fan favourite was that of the 2002/03 apparel produced by Nike. The kit which was given to them was a dark redcurrant jersey with white shorts and white and blue socks. The most common styling of this is a red torso with the crisp and clean white sleeves which leave a fresh base for the Premier League patches to sit. Around 1957 Arsenal adopted the modern Umbro continental style shirts but the older style, with buttoned collars and long sleeves was used until at least 1962 in cold weather.
However, when outstanding achievements are seen by the club or the players, fans seem to favour that season’s jersey, thus making it an iconic style. But now we would like to know your opinion on their sportswear, which has been your favourite style they have ever worn on the pitch? Do you have an inspirational story you would like us to publish? The 1993/94 away shirt left fans feeling like the top was an advert for Adidas rather than an Arsenal jersey due to the fact that there were large stripes down the front. How NOT to launch a new home shirt starring Arsenal Football Club. However, some do not know the fantastic story behind their choice of home colourings. It was uncertain as to what the reasoning behind such a distracting appearance to their away jersey was for this season as it was not easy on the eyes. The story behind the colouring of the signature Arsenal home shirt is rather interesting. No. 7 shirt for next season.