Date:Thursday July 12 2012
As we edge ever closer to the new season we get whiffs of proper football at intermittent intervals.
First we get the fixtures, then the boys return to training, a short while later we`re able to watch some pre-season friendlies before eventually kicking off the new campaign.
Not so long ago in history every 2 or 3 years we`d get excited (especially as school boys) when the club would throw in the release of the new shirt as part of the pre-season festivities, everyone would be strutting around for the summer in their spanking new Arsenal shirts.
However over recent years this event has become almost annual, and mores the pity the shirts have been more vomiting inducing rather than something to look forward to.
This season, in my humble opinion, has seen the unveiling of the worst home and away combination I can recall. A few weeks ago the club showcased the new home shirt, which truth be told, wouldn`t be so bad had Nike not allowed the local primary school to design it. The collar alone is enough to make me puke.
Yesterday Arsenal.com gave us a glimpse of the new away strip. (Check out how miserable they all look, then they`re forced to smile, apart from Chesney, who appears to refuse point blank)
I`m starting to feel like Nike want people to make fun of us.
Indeed we`ve already seen a wealth of Gooners barfing into buckets all over the place, not to mention the incessant mockery from up and down the country (though I`m not sure why there have been many complaints that the shirt will clash with Villa and West Ham at away matches, surely this isn`t the first time that we, or any other team has had an away shirt that could be used at away games, indeed we`ve had many shirts clash with Chelsea, Everton, Reading, etc etc).
With all the change that is seemingly going on at our club at the minute, one can only hope that once the contract with Nike expires that we can switch to a company such as adidas who I believe make superior looking strips.
You might feel that discussing the away strip in such detail is a complete waste of time, but hey, it`s pre-season, there`s not much else to talk about.
That`s my take on it, what do you guys think?
Date:Thursday July 12 2012
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