We take a look at the latest newly unveiled kits from English clubs for the 2021/22 season, and the majority of them have gone down well.
The current campaign is over and done with, so now their attention can only turn to the next one, and with clubs desperately needing the cash to boost their finances, now is the perfect time to release them to supporters.
Over the last few weeks, we’ve come across a variety of kits, some looking rather nice, though others have looked a lot worse, and then you have you just plain average bunch. Take a look at the latest collection to be launched below…
SOUTH SHIELDS HOME KIT
The kit was unveiled as the club’s new online store, which is run by Kitlocker.com, was launched, offering a wide range of merchandise options.
The claret and blue shirt features the branding of the club’s new first-team main shirt sponsor, Complete Fabrication Services (CFS), after an exciting new partnership was announced on Sunday.
The 2021-22 home kit is complete with white shorts and white socks which also include the famous Nike swoosh.
SOUTH SHIELDS AWAY KIT
Following the successful launch of the home strip last month, the striking volt coloured shirt, complete with black shorts and volt socks, will become the club’s signature alternative kit for the season ahead.
It features the logo of the club’s first-team main shirt sponsor, Complete Fabrication Services (CFS), as well as the famous Nike swoosh.
The kit features a volt coloured shirt, which is a signature electric green-yellow variant that is used in several athletic products by Nike. It is completed by black shorts and volt socks.
DONCASTER ROVERS AWAY KIT
Doncaster Rovers revealed their new Away kit for the 2021/22 season by Club Doncaster.
Featuring the previously popular, classic blue and white combination, the kit showcases a bold and modern block colour design to be as suited to the high street as it is to the field.
The new 2021/22 away shirt will have its first outing on Saturday when Richie Wellens’ men take on Bradford City in their second pre-season friendly.
The shirt is available to buy online now and will be available to purchase in-store at the Elite Pro Sports shop in Frenchgate from 9.30am Saturday July 17.
OXFORD UNITED HOME KIT
Oxford United revealed the new Puma home shirt for the forthcoming 21/22 season.
The new iteration of the famous yellow shirt features brand new Principal Partner EB Charging’s logo for the very first time, following the club’s announcement of the agreement.
Working alongside club partner Puma for a fourth consecutive season, the lightweight polyester gives wearers the ability to stay cooler and more comfortable for longer.
NOTTS COUNTY HOME KIT
Notts County have revealed their new kit for the National League season as head coach Ian Burchnall’s side aim to put style into their promotion push.
The PUMA kits are now available to purchase with the away shirt having been sponsored for the season by rock star Jake Bugg – with the Magpies set to wear the new design in the pre-season friendly at Coalville.
The new home kit sports the Magpies’ famous black and white stripes but they are much thicker this season compared to last and carries Sharpes of Nottingham, the club’s travel partner, as the sponsor.
And the away shirt is in “green glimmer and asphalt” according to PUMA.
BRISTOL ROVERS HOME KIT
Bristol Rovers revealed the new home kit for the 2021/22 season.
This year’s Macron kit draws inspiration from the home strip that debuted in the 1999-2000 season, worn by a squad featuring many Rovers icons that live long in the memory of many Gasheads.
The buttoned collar is a new spin on the 1999 style which featured a V-shaped collar, while the strip of the original Avec logo, tumbling from each shoulder down to sleeve, has been updated to our modern Macron style.
As a call-back to the original 1999 kit, the blue and white quarters featured on both the front and the back of this year’s shirt, a change from the block of blue that has backed more recent kits.
Poplar Insulation also continue as our back of shirt sponsor, featuring just below the collar. A new shorts sponsor will also be announced in due course.
A core aspect of this year’s kit is its material, an Eco-Fabric, 100% of which comes from recycled plastic and has been certified by Global Recycled Standard.
SUNDERLAND HOME KIT
Sunderland AFC’s 2021-22 Nike home kit has been revealed.
Inspired by the club’s first Nike kit worn from 1983 to 1986, the remixed design also takes elements from the club’s 1995-97 away strip and 2009-10 home shirt.
Featuring a white base to provide an 80s’ vibe, the fading stripes throw back to SAFC’s yellow Avec shirt from the mid-90s to build one of the most bespoke designs in the club’s recent history.
Echoes of the Lads’ 2009-10 shirt also subtly influence the bespoke design, as a large abstract crest adorns the front of the garment.
Paired with black shorts and red socks, the shirt once again proudly displays the logo of the club’s principal partner, Great Annual Savings.
HUDDERSFIELD TOWN AWAY KIT
Huddersfield Town’s new away kit for the 21/22 Sky Bet Championship season has been revealed.
The navy kit with a blue and white trim will be seen at a number of Town’s away games this season.
The kit has been manufactured by Umbro, and will adorn the Utilita branding across the front and SportsBroker logo on the lower reverse.
Looking at the details, the kit features an embroidered crest and Umbro logo, as well as each shirt having a unique number for to prove authenticity. The shorts follow the navy colour through, with white socks to finish the kit off. The reverse will use white letters and numbers to ensure legibility.
BLYTH SPARTANS KITS
Blyth Spartans AFC is excited to unveil its new home and away kit for the 2021/22 National League North campaign.
Made by Errea, the new 2021/22 Spartans shirts are yet again bespoke to our football club.
The home shirt is the traditional green and white stripes, with green sleeves. The shirt is fully sublimated and features the Spartans badge, club sponsors CEFO Group, SOS Group and JFS Torbitt logos as well as the National League decal. The shirts are the same as worn by the first team.
The away kit is predominantly maroon with an orange trim and again is fully sublimated.
QPR HOME KIT
Queens Park Rangers revealed their new 21/22 Home Kit by Errea.
Inspired by the 1991/92 Brooks kit – a fan favourite – the new home shirt features a fluorescent yellow trim on the shoulders and sleeve, and a crest watermark subtly featured within the hoops.
The home shirts have been made using Errea’s new and revolutionary Ti-Energy fabric, which has antiviral and antibacterial properties along with Minusnine J1+ treatment which repels liquids and droplets.
QPR also announced Ashville Holdings as their new shirt sponsor for the 2021/22 campaign. The one-year deal will see the Ashville Holdings brand displayed on the front property of QPR’s home and away strips.
QPR AWAY KIT
Queens Park Rangers revealed their new 21/22 Away Kit by Errea.
The away kit features a crest watermark subtly featured within the black and charcoal hoops and is topped off with fine gold piping.
The shorts and socks are also black.
The away shirts have been made using Errea’s new and revolutionary Ti-Energy fabric, which has antiviral and antibacterial properties along with Minusnine J1+ treatment which repels liquids and droplets.
QPR also announced Ashville Holdings as their new shirt sponsor for the 2021/22 campaign. The one-year deal will see the Ashville Holdings brand displayed on the front property of QPR’s home and away strips.
BRENTFORD AWAY KIT
Brentford Football Club revealed its new Umbro Home kit for what will be their debut 21/22 Premier League campaign.
On the road, Brentford will play in a visually striking buttercup yellow. A tonal sting graphic provides depth to the design, with a tonal woven crest and stylised V neckline adding to an eye-catching look.
Buttercup yellow shorts and socks complete the kit.
BRENTFORD HOME KIT
Brentford Football Club revealed its new Umbro Home kit for the 21/22 Premier League season.
The Bees will kick off their first campaign in the Premier League in a traditional red and white stripe kit, with the addition of a fully striped sleeve.
Other detailing includes a red and white neckline, full colour woven Brentford crest and the iconic Brentford bee on the back of the neck.
The predominantly red and white stripe shirt will be paired with black shorts with a red side panel, and black socks with white and red hoops.
BOURNEMOUTH AWAY KIT
AFC Bournemouth, of the EFL Championship, have unveiled their new Umbro Away shirt.
A largely clean design, the secondary release sees its white most notably embellished with a red and black stylised cuff effect on the sleeves.
The neck is a neat pseudo-collar affair and further decoration comes via the full-colour club crest and the partner branding – including that of Umbro – in black.
Matching shorts and socks complete the nominally one-coloured kit.
BOURNEMOUTH HOME KIT
This is the new AFC Bournemouth Home shirt for 2021-22.
The English Championship side will wear red and black stripes in the coming season, thinner than in many seasons but with a still relatively classic look.
A panel effect is created on the red sleeves, while the crest is in full colour and manufacturer Umbro’s chest logo and the main sponsorship logo both contrast in white.
The shirt, complete with club initials detail on the upper back, will be worn with black shorts and socks to complete the first choice kit.
DERBY COUNTY HOME KIT
Derby County revealed their new Umbro home kit for the upcoming 21/22 season.
The Rams’ new kit is once again produced by Umbro to create a local accent, further reinforcing the bond between club, supporters and brand,the kit includes a flash of dark blue to compliment Derby’s traditional black and white colours.
The addition of dark blue to the home kit is a tribute to the team who won the 1971/72 First Division title for the first time in the club’s history.
The Rams started that season wearing traditional black and white shirts matched with blue shorts, and then changed to white shirts with blue shorts as then manager, Brian Clough insisted that the team donned a kit that resembled the blue and white of the England national side.
Clough’s side, who were only promoted to the top-flight in 1969, went on to lift the title after a superb season.
It will be 50 years since that achievement towards the end of upcoming campaign and the club wanted to honour the 1971/72 side to mark the anniversary in the new season’s kit.
Derby County also announced that they will continue to work with Umbro as Technical Supplier until at least the end on the 2024/25 season in an extended deal.
ARSENAL HOME KIT
Arsenal revealed their new adidas home kit which will be worn during the 21/22 season.
White panels and navy details conjure up an era when Arsenal’s superior firepower primed them for consistent success.
The red and white shirt has collegiate navy branding on the shoulders and will be accompanied with white shorts and socks.
As with the 2021/22 away kit, the Arsenal For Everyone logo features on the inside collar of the shirt. Launched in 2008 as a celebration of the diversity of the Arsenal family, the Arsenal For Everyone initiative ensures that everyone can feel an equal sense of pride and belonging to the club.
IPSWICH TOWN AWAY KIT
Ipswich Town have revealed the Club’s new 21/22 Away kit by adidas.
Town’s white away shirt features contrasting black three-stripe detailing down the sides as well as textured horizontal pinstripes running through the shirt.
The Club recently announced music superstar Ed Sheeran as first-team shirt sponsor for the men’s and women’s teams and his bold ‘tour’ logo features on the front.
Black shorts and white socks complete the look.
MAN UTD HOME KIT
Manchester United revealed their new 21/22 Home kit by adidas, and there is a noticeable change in front of the shirt sponsor.
The launch of the club’s 2021/22 home kit takes inspiration from the success of both club and city, having two worlds collide to create a home kit with heritage at the forefront of its design.
Richard Arnold, Manchester United Managing Director, said: “The launch of our new home kit is an exciting moment before the start of every season and especially so this year as we welcome TeamViewer as our new principal shirt partner.
“While the shirt will be the most visible symbol of our partnership, we are looking forward to using TeamViewer’s technology to drive digitalisation of the club and open new ways for us to connect with our fans. This will bring huge benefits to both of our organisations and, most importantly, to our fans around the world.”
SHEFFIELD THIRD KIT
Known as “The World’s First Football Club”, Northern Premier League side Sheffield FC have revealed their 2021-22 Third shirt.
The striking design from new kit partner Copa is in black with embellishment all in gold, save for the Dutch brand’s classic patch detail low down.
There is a faint jacquard pattern and the neat collar and cuffs are trimmed in the metallic tone, with even the crest colour converted.
On the upper back is a “Home of Football” legend and the design will surely be worn, when called upon, with matching shorts and socks to complete, effectively, a one-colour kit.
SHEFFIELD AWAY KIT
This is the new Sheffield FC Away shirt.
“The World’s First Football Club” will have a smart, white, sash design for their 2021-22 Northern Premier League campaign, courtesy of new kit supplier Copa.
The focal point is in the club’s famous black and red, while the crest is in full colour and the design is overlaid with the main sponsorship branding in gold – matching the trim on the contrast collar and cuffs.
How the shirt will form part of a kit on matchdays remains to be seen, but the side will likely have the choice of black or white sets of shorts and socks.
SHEFFIELD HOME KIT
Sheffield Football Club, self-styled and FIFA-endorsed as The World’s First Football Club, have unveiled their 2021-22 Home shirt.
The new design for the Northern Premier League side is the first by new technical partner Copa and features the famous black and red quarters rendered in a classic style.
The crest is in full colour and the neat collared and cuffed look is decorated with gold trim.
With the Copa chest logo and main sponsorship branding contrasting in white, the shirt will likely be combined with black shorts and socks to complete the kit on matchdays.
MILLWALL HOME KIT
Millwall FC and Macron have presented as the first of the new match kits that the Lions will wear during the 21/22 season.
The naby blue Home shirt has a polo collar with gold edging, three-button closure and gold sleeve edging.
The jersey features a graphic design consisting of five vertical bands at chest height in a slightly lighter navy blue. A label in navy blue with the club’s logo personalizes the backneck, under which stands out 1885, the year of the foundation of Millwall FC.
The Macron Hero is embroidered on the right chest, while the Millwall’s crest is on the heart. Also, the name of the club is embroidered in white outside the backneck.
The white shorts have navy blue details, and navy blue socks have a gold horizontal stripe on the upper edge to complete the home kit.
WOLVES HOME KIT
Wolverhampton Wanderers new home kit, designed by Castore, has been revealed.
The vibrant gold strip, carefully colour matched to be perfectly in-line with the club’s distinct Pantone colour, has been bespoke designed exclusively for Wolves.
Both the authentic and replica range enjoy detailed colour matching and dyeing, ensuring the fabric is matched correctly to the Wolves Pantone 130 C Old Gold.
A matte shine jacquard fabric emulates the flow and movement of players on the pitch, a modern rib neckline brings contrast pop colours, and the displaced angular seam lines and contrast colour side body panels bring a modern, impactful look and feel.
The authentic jerseys enjoy laser cut detail at high sweat zones to ensure maximum breathability and minimal distraction from the jersey for players, so they can concentrate on their game.
The home black shorts come with ‘Wolves’ branding at the front centre of the waistband in a personal touch for the players and fans, while the iconic wolf head is incorporated into the front and centre of the socks.
WEST HAM HOME KIT
West Ham United revealed the Club’s new Umbro Home Kit for the 21/22 season.
Inspired by the iconic shirt worn by Paolo Di Canio and co at the turn of the Millennium, the Claret and Blue Kit will grace the Premier League and Europe in 2021/22, as David Moyes’ men get set for their first-ever UEFA Europa League group campaign.
The Home Kit features the Club’s traditional colours, with the shirt’s Claret body being complemented by Blue detailing on the sleeves, White Shorts and Claret Socks.
MIDDLESBROUGH AWAY KIT
Middlesbrough revealed their new away kit for the 21/22 season.
Neil Warnock’s side took to the field wearing the green and gold hummel kit for the first senior friendly of pre-season at Bishop Auckland.
While the club’s home shirts for the new campaign hark back to those worn in 1994/95 thanks to the inclusion of the iconic Transporter Bridge, it’s a first green away kit for Boro since the same season, when they said farewell to Ayresome Park and won promotion to the top flight.
The shirts bear the logo of Principal Partner 32Red, while hummel’s trademark chevrons adorn each sleeve in gold.
BRIGHTON AWAY KIT
Brighton & Hove Albion revealed their new 21/22 Away shirt by Nike.
Working with Nike, the technical partner, the mint green design is slim fit for a tailored feel with the side panels shaped like a lightning bolt.
The away shirt is made with at least 75% recycled polyester fibres, with Dri-FIT technology and mesh on the back and sides for additional breathability.
MAN CITY HOME KIT
Manchester City’s new 2021-22 PUMA home kit is inspired by the iconic 93:20 goal which sealed the Club’s first Premier League title in the unforgettable 2011-12 season.
The memory of the legendary 93:20 season echoes through the new Home kit as a striking all-over repeated graphic of a digital clock paying tribute to the remarkable generation of players and the last-minute strike that sealed the league in a way no football fan could have predicted.
The Home jersey is complemented by sky blue shorts and hooped socks to complete the look.
The new Manchester City Home jersey combines 100% recycled polyester with advanced PUMA dryCELL thermoregulation technology to ensure uncompromising fit and mobility, keeping the athlete dry and comfortable. The jersey integrates an Ultra-light jacquard structure into the back of the jersey to enhance breathability during intense performance.
ASTON VILLA HOME KIT
Aston Villa revealed the club’s new home kit for the 21/22 season.
The 2021/22 Kappa kit is built around the traditional claret and blue colours of the club, the design features a double round neck and contrasted collar.
The sublimated design on the front takes inspiration from the past success of the team through contrasted pinstripes within bigger vertical stripes.
The sleeves and the bottom part of the shirts will feature a colour contrasted insert, which brings dynamism to the overall look.
Both the KOMBAT ™ PRO 2022 and the replica version of the kit will again feature a 3D silicone Villa crest, as well as the club’s iconic lion displayed at the top of the reverse.
Principal partner Cazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, will proudly feature their branding across all shirts, including junior and infant kits, ensuring Villa’s younger fans will once more be able to wear the same as their heroes.
CARDIFF CITY HOME KIT
Championship side Cardiff City have revealed their new Home shirt for 2021-22.
The royal blue design features a full-colour crest, the adidas chest logo in white and the “MALAYSIA BERJAYA” wordmark in the central sponsorship position also contrasting fully.
Said German manufacturer’s striping on the shoulders is in navy and this matches the stylised collar/neck and the cuffs.
The upper back also has a “BLUEBIRDS” detail and the kit is completed with matching, royal blue shorts and socks.
SHREWSBURY TOWN HOME KIT
Shrewsbury Town Football Club revealed their new Umbro home kit for the 2021/22 Sky Bet League One campaign.
The Tuffins sponsored shirt features a yellow base – as opposed to amber, due to time constraints and Covid-19 related restrictions – with blue vertical stripes.
The Shrews welcomed Umbro back to the Salopian family in July 2021 as the UK-based sports brand signed a four-year partnership with Town.
The prestigious sports brand, established in 1924, forms a reunion with Salop having previously been the Club’s kit partner from 1973 to 1982 – including the production of our 1978-1979 Division Three champions kit.
BRADFORD CITY HOME KIT
Bradford City AFC revealed the club’s new 21/22 home kit.
Produced by official kit and retail supplier, Avec Sport, the new kit showcases a historic design and colour scheme ahead of the coming campaign.
The strip takes inspiration from City’s automatic promotion to the third tier in the 1981/82 season, and marks the 40th anniversary of that memorable campaign.
A white shirt features claret and amber stripes across the ‘V-neck’ collar and shoulders, with claret and amber Avec Sport taping running down ribbed, cuffed sleeves.
The shirt has been crafted from lightweight, sweat-wicking interlock polyester, designed to keep you dry and comfortable, and includes claret ‘Vapeurvent’ side mesh panels, allowing airflow to the body.
Two of the club’s main partners, JCT600 and Mitton Group, take centre stage on the front and rear of the jersey, with both logos fully sublimated into the fabric, while fellow main partner, Utilita Energy, again appears in white on the rear of the shorts.
The club crest – complete with a claret star marking the 1911 FA Cup triumph – is embroidered, appearing on the front of the shirt alongside the Avec Sport logo.
The rear of the jersey is complemented by a traditional black ribbon, paying tribute to the lives tragically lost in the Valley Parade Fire Disaster on 11th May 1985.
The strip is completed by claret shorts with amber trim and white socks featuring claret and amber stripes, Avec Sport branding and ‘BCAFC’ to the rear – in a remake of the 1981/82 kit.
SHEFFIELD UTD HOME KIT
Sheffield United revealed their new 21/22 Home kit by adidas.
The red and white stripes have black pinstripe detailing and this years collar is a white round neck. The adidas logo stitched on the right-hand side and the SUFC crest positioned on the left.
The Randox Health sponsor logo can be found on the front of the shirt.
The 21/22 season shirts are Aeroready, which means the material draws moisture away from the skin leaving you cool and dry.
ROTHERHAM THIRD KIT
Introducing the third and final instalment of Rotherham United’s outfield kit for the 2021/22 campaign – a kit celebrating a decade with Puma Teamwear.
They unveil the design of our 2021/22 Alternate strip, which will be worn on the road by the Millers when both the Primary and Change kits pose a colour clash with their opposition.
The sleek black design includes a nod to a significant anniversary in the relationship – which has now reached the 10-year milestone – between the Millers and Puma Teamwear, featuring a pinstripe to commemorate the colours of each and every away kit worn by the club since our professional partnership began back in 2011.
The kit will be complimented throughout by a subtle red trim with the Intelipod branding featuring proudly across the front of the shirt as the main sponsor.
As always, our windmill crest will adorn the upper left area of the jersey while the Puma Cat will sit opposite on the right.
Puma are the Club’s new technical supplier, with their Home kit once again featuring an all white strip. Sarcoidosis UK feature on the front of the shirts for the second season, continuing their close partnership with the charity.
Their Away kit for the 2021/22 campaign is a twist on their traditional red, featuring crimson detailing. Blakedown Sport & Play, who installed the Club’s 3G pitch and new floodlights, are now their back-of-shirt sponsor.
For the third season in a row, following its popularity, their third kit consists of an all blue strip. Featuring on first-team shorts this season are Blue Security Systems. The Westerham-based security firm have been a sponsor of the Club for a number of years, and done extensive installations around the Hayes Lane Stadium.