Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Shirts for 2007/08: Arsenal (away / 2nd)

Just for a change, today's new Premier League shirt for the 2007/08 season is not made by Umbro. Instead it's Nike's latest offering that Arsenal will be wearing for the majority of their upcoming away games...



As you can see, it's white. Nothing wrong with that, you might think, but it appears to have turned a few heads in North London - not least by the Tottenham Hotspur fans who claim their most ardent rivals are now wearing the same colour as them.

Personally, I feel such teasing is inconsequential. It's actually a pleasant change to see Arsenal wearing a 2nd shirt that isn't yellow or blue (good though they've been on many occasions) and it looks even better when married up with the redcurrant shorts (that's the colour, not the material they're made from).

Yes this is the new Arsenal away shirt made by Nike to honour Herbert Chapman, manager of The Gunners between 1925 and 1934. Chapman was seen as an innovator on all levels and is widely acknowledged as being the man who laid the foundations that made Arsenal one of the biggest clubs in the world today.

The shirt is currently available to pre-order from the Arsenal website and will go on sale from July 5th, priced £40.00.

All of which leaves us with one question: what do you think of it? Cast your vote below or leave us a comment - we'd love to hear what you think.

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VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS SHIRT
The final results were as follows:

Excellent: 98 (45%)
Good: 49 (23%)
OK: 27 (13%)
Poor: 17 (8%)
Terrible: 25 (12%)

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5 comments:

Chris (B Squad) said...

It looks cheap. Like a crappy ringer t-shirt.

Timothy B. said...

Looks like instead of "Fly Emirates" it should say "Vote for Pedro"

Flicktokick said...

Wait until you see the Third strip for matches against Sunderland and er Athletico Madrid etc.

HaveYouSeenLucky said...

I think it looks ok... except I think someone took a dump on the top right of it...

Chris O said...

I've seen Arsenal's third strip and it's... different! More of which later...

As it stands, the voting is very even across the board - 10 in favour and 5 against. Interesting!

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