New Jumper design for next season : Castore.

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Hai_Newman

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El_ahrairah

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I wish the Club would stop fu(king with our jumper design.
It's a well thought out ploy, like Coca Cola classic. Keep changing the design, then you can sell the old designs as retro and rake in the cash.

Works great, except for that absolute travesty of a design which was the Ochre one. Hopeful all of those jumpers with that design are burning in hell.
 

El_ahrairah

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Apologies, sorry, didn't realise that on a forum like this, I wasn't allowed to express my opinion without it being seen as a whinge.
Even if it is a whinge it's a justifiable one. Every year Eagles fans wait to see what changes have been made to our jumper, when really the only unknown should be the indigenous round strip. It was great from the start - granted the Eagles head may be a bit 80s, but it's been so simple, blue with yellow wings as a standard, yellow with blue for a clash. Simple.

And the most annoying part about it is that is truly seems like it's a cash grab for season to season, like there's some design and marketing staff that are trying to justify their position by making changes like a public servant does.

Okay that was more of a rant than a whinge.
 

MrWoollie

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I can't say that I am a fan of the contrasting piping on the collars.
I'm with you on that. The overlap flat v-neck design has been around in rugby and soccer for some years now. And I've never been a fan.

In fact, it is now old style/out of date and has been replaced in some areas such as the England rugby shirt.
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And the most annoying part about it is that is truly seems like it's a cash grab for season to season, like there's some design and marketing staff that are trying to justify their position by making changes like a public servant does.
It is, usually.

In the UK soccer scene, it is standard to change the kit, just a bit, every year to help sales. They usually change the home kit a bit, and the away kit a lot. Some teams even have alternate away kits as well.

While the home kit just gets a bit of a change, the colours stay the same and the design may only change slightly. The away kit can be totally different in all aspects from year to year. For example, the ManU home kit has always been red, but the away kit was white in 2018 and black in 2020.

I accept that we were forced into a change by ISC pulling out, and also accept that the new company have to put their own stamp on the new design, but some parts just don't look great.
 

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scotty90

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Great decision to align with a premium brand like Castore which is aligning itself with premium brands around the world. It’s on trend and classy. For those complaining about the change ISC went broke so all AFL clubs with ISC had to change this year.
 

Dark Sharks

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Guessing the issue isn't the design, it's the fact we're snubbing proper AFL sportswear brands like Puma, Adidas, Asics and Nike in favour of a random UK brand.


They're all foreign owned anyway, the only difference is you won't see anybody wearing Castore footy boots, in any league.
 

THE A5

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This has nothing to do with the design. It’s just the jumper template. Some brands change it every year or so.


It’s so minimal that I don’t love or hate it tbh,
 

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