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Serial predictor and DF member Corinth has provided a set of speculative AS Roma shirts for 2021-22. With tongue firmly in cheek, these mockups for the Italian Serie A side were provoked by the notion that the Giallorossi will shortly be sporting kits produced by Reebok - remember them?

Something new is making its debut today on DesignFootball.com. The kitvote section, with a True Colours feature of the 1992-93 Premier League Home kits. Illustrated by John Devlin in his trademark style, it’s a collection of designs bound to get the nostalgia juices flowing, with long-missed manufacturers and sponsors as well as wonderful examples of 90s design.

In recent years, Internazionale and Nike have played around with the famous Nerazzurri stripes - presumably in an attempt to justify a new Home shirt release each season - and this prediction of the 2021-22 release indicates that that campaign won’t see an exception.

DF member Corinth has provided impatient kit obsessives with an idea of what the 2020-21 AC Milan Puma Home shirt will look like. Based on leaked information garnered, the design takes a structural template seen in very recent Puma releases, and adds to it a barcode-styled pattern similar to the current West Bromwich Albion throwback shirts.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) launched a range of brand-new logomarks and visual identities for its major national team tournaments - the AFC Asian Qualifiers, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC U23 Asian Cup, and the hugely popular annual club competitions - the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup. The new look and feel will be prominently featured across all fan focused touch-points with the AFC competitions in the coming years, from the match venues, to television broadcasts and...

Has the dust settled yet? Juventus, the Old Lady of Italian football, and Italy’s most successful side domestically, have ditched their famous black and white stripes - bestowed by England’s Notts County, no less - not in favour of their original pink, which may have seemed a logical temporary measure, but to be replaced by black and white halves. In fairness, there is some pink, in the form of a thin central stripe - just the one, mind - but the cruel demotion of Notts County from ...

You may have noticed that retro kits are pretty de riguer. A little while ago, I recorded a podcast with John Devlin on the subject of re-releases, or reissues, and specified to him that we’d be discussing that complete copy culture specifically - though not without its discrepancies in most cases - and not the - subtly different - trend for new kits that look a lot like previous ones. Cover versions, if you will. And as the global authority on cover versions (even with the spelling mistake, it ...

Note: For those who place importance in the truth, we suggest checking the date of publication of this article. For those who value football kits above all else, please enjoy this article unreservedly. There have been several events in the over ten-year history of DF that have staggered me. The good, like so many members becoming bona fide kit designers in some shape or form, the bad (but partially good), when kits from the site get turned into the real (counterfeit) thing by opportunists, and ...

Here's Episode 30 of The DesignFootball.com Podcast. Don't worry about Episode 27 - don't call it; it'll call you. No, Episode 30 is great, and features a DF member in the form of Angelo Trofa, or Amadeus Angelillo as he's known around these parts. For those not familiar with Angelo, he's largely a fantasy designer, certainly in the world of football design, and his kits have been featured on websites and in publications far and wide, mostly off the back of his Football Strip Concepts magazines...

One of the most regularly heard opinions on international football shirts is that they are blessed by the lack of a sponsor. In fact, the reverse is also true, in that club shirts - see the coming season’s Ipswich Town shirts - are often regarded as ruined by the sponsor’s branding. This received wisdom has is merits, but doesn’t provide the whole story. Indeed, many club shirts are enhanced by their sponsor. But that’s steady ground. Club shirts, for the last three or four decades at least, ar...

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