Entries by SombreEthyl

City kits feature in Backpass magazine

Retro football magazine Backpass takes a look at six Tigers kits from the past in their latest issue. Illustrated by John Devlin of the excellent True Colours books and blog, the classic kits section examines a selection of kits from the 60s to late 80s including the positively AC Milan-esque 1972 third kit featured on […]

Beg. Borrow. Steal.

In order to avoid a colour clash when on the road, The Tigers have been known to mix and match elements of both home and away kits. Sometimes though, City kitmen have displayed a tragic lack of foresight and failed to take sufficiently distinguishable apparel, forcing the club to borrow pieces of kit from an […]

The season so far…

Despite wearing amber socks for the visit of pink clad Bradford in pre-season, City have maintained a uniform look at home throughout the 2011/12 campaign, as you’d expect. Away from home though, The Tigers have worn three combinations of kit to distinguish themselves from the home side. The Argentina blue adidas away shirt has, so […]

City in red and black? Bet on it

Most people think of 3rd kits as a fairly recent innovation, a Premier League era concept intended to generate cash from sales of replica shirts, but The Tigers made use of a 3rd kit way back in 1971. For much of early 1970s, City wore a traditional all white away kit when the amber shirts, black shorts […]

Bantams make calendar cock up

Familiar faces appearing on Bradford City’s 2012 calendar should come as no surprise, given that ex-Tigers Craig Fagan, Jamie Devitt and Matt Duke are all currently plying their trade at Valley Parade, but Dele Adebola in a City kit? Shurely shome mishtake? The Adebola picture was taken during a Bradford game at least, the late […]