Football Shirts

The latest football shirts & kits, with official numbering & lettering available for your replica team shirt, with all the new kits news.

The most popular kits are listed to the right, if you want a shirt from another team please choose the division they play in from those on the left, international kits are here.

Player shirts; Barcelona's Neymar & Lionel Messi. Real Madrid's; Cristiano Ronaldo & Gareth Bale. Van Persie & Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford & Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere.

Shirt Search

Football Shirts RSSFeed Football Shirts UK Facebook Football Shirts Twitter

Latest New Kits News

Flamengo 2014 adidas Originals Retro Home Kit
adidas have launched a new Originals Retro shirt for Brazilian outfit Flamengo. Thanks to Todo Sobre Camisetas, a new retro jersey for Flamengo has been launched by adidas which is inspired by on the kits worn by the club during …...

Hearts 2014-15 adidas Home Kit
Scottish club Hearts have officially launched their new home kit for next season (2014-15). Supplied by adidas, the new Hearts home shirt is inspired by World War One Hearts side of 1914 featuring a classic design boasti...

Senegal 2014-15 Puma Away Kit - Launched by German supplier Puma, Senegal have unveiled their new away kit for the 20...
Fluminense 2014 adidas Away Kit - Brazilian outfit Fluminense have officially launched their new away kit for...
Semi-Finals: European Shirts Cup! #ShirtsCup - After a very successful quart-final round of the European Shirts Cup we are...

Our news is written by aspiring football journalists, if you are looking for a career in football journalism, take a look at Footballjournalism.co.uk, writers there have their work published both here and at FootballBlog.co.uk.

All about football kits

A soccer shirt known in europe as a football shirt is worn for Association Football (soccer) matches, it is usually short sleeved, but during the winter months many players will use a long sleeved version. Nowadays they are very similar to rugby union shirts, which was not the case previously, all the information we provide on rugby shirts is thanks to the guys at rugbyshirts.net

Kits were originally heavy and made from cotton, today's are polyester and nylon based and much lighter to wear. Original shirts had buttoned collars, nowadays they don't tend to have buttons and are sometimes collarless. We have a full range of retro shirts, but you should also take a look at retro football shirts who have everything and a closer look at the teams. We've stopped covering football boots and leave that to the experts like the guys at Football Boots.co.uk

Numbers on the back of shirts

The earliest record of the use of numbers on the back of football kits was 25th August 1928, when Chelsea & Arsenal both used them in their league games. In 1939 the numbering of players shirts was introduced by the Football League Management Committee, over the years the convention changed as formations did and eventually it was difficult to associate a number with a position, although number 1 has always been the goalkeeper.

In 1965 a change in the rules saw substitutions allowed for the first time, however only to replace injured players, this was expanded in 1966 to allow them for any reason. The outfield substitutes would wear the numbers 12 & 14 with the reserve goalkeeper wearing 13.

At the 1954 World Cup FIFA required teams to use a squad numbering system, shirt numbers were given to all the players on a nation’s squad and they used the same shirt number for all the tournament. The advent of squad numbering on the back of player shirts, meant the numbers were less meaningful but sales of replica kits rocketed. The League Cup final of 18 April 1993 saw the first player names on the back of shirts and from the 1993-94 Premiership squad names and numbers were used. Shirts bearing player names as well as numbers were first used in World Cup final tournament play at the 1994 tournament in the U.S.A.

2014 England Shirts Netherlands 2014 Shirts Argentina World Cup Kit
Brasil World Cup Shirt Spain World Cup Shirts Italy World Cup Kit

Champions League
World Cup 2014

Premier League
Championship
League One
League Two
Conference
Scottish
League of Ireland

Spanish La Liga
Italian Serie A
German Bundesliga

Dutch Eredivisie
French Ligue 1
Portuguese Primeira

Greek Superleague
Turkish Superlig
Russian Premier
Rest of Europe

MLS USA
Argentine
Brazilian
Mexican

A-League
J-League
K-League
Rest of World

International Teams
Euro 2012
Copa América 2011
AFF Suzuki Cup
Confederations Cup
African Nations

Rugby Union

Privacy Policy
Contact Us
Find us on Google+