The new Umbro third kit was released on Tuesday 13th August, and said to be a homage to the ‘iconic colours of Boothferry Park’, a tagline that had us scratching our heads for a little while. The HCK Kitgeeks are here to ponder the deep meaning of the ‘Deep Lagoon’ colourway… SombreEthyl: There was an interesting piece on […]
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The Kitgeeks review the 2019/20 Hull City away shirt by Umbro, Mikey tells us his favourite white City shirts and Les takes an in-depth look at the 2010/11 away shirt.
It’s gonna be all-white! City’s new Umbro change kit that is, though we only saw the shirt in launch images on Tuesday. The HCK Kitgeeks have had time to beard-stroke and form opinions, so what do they make of it? SombreEthyl: Like a sash wearing ambassador serving Ferrero Rocher to his guests, Umbro are really spoiling […]
The Kitgeeks review the 2019/20 Hull City home shirt by Umbro. Plus Hull City Ladies reveal their Hope and Glory home shirt, there’s an in depth look at the 2003/04 away kit and the Kitgeeks show off their latest acquisitions.
Umbro caught everyone by surprise on Friday when they released a primary shirt that riffs on the infamous 1992/93 tiger stripe home. So what do the HCK Kitgeeks make of it? SombreEthyl: Well, it had to happen at some point. In the 27 years since the 1992 Matchwinner home shirt seared itself onto the footballing […]
Umbro, the venerable brand and current supplier to the Tigers, turn 95 this year and that warrants a Kitcast special. The Kitgeeks ponder the best Umbro City shirts of the modern era, and True Colours author John Devlin, the high priest of illustrated polyester, considers the wider appeal of the double diamond brand.
The latest (and shortest) Kitcast is available for your viewing pleasure/displeasure. We cover the 2000/01 away shirt in depth, rank Umbro’s black kits, consider some of the WWC loveliness and a tribute to ‘La Società Ginnastica Sampierdarenese’.
Episode 4 of the Kitcast is a poppy shirt special as we look back on ten seasons of shirts marking Remembrance Day. Presented by Les and Adam, co-produced by Mikey and John.
Episode 3 of the Kitcast sees us review the new crest that will appear on Umbro kits from 2019/20. We also look back to the Centenary season home shirt, Justin Whittle talks kit preferences and in the news round-up we discuss the latest round of poppy shirt auctions, the use of third kits at Millwall, […]
In our second stab at a Kitcast, Adam Shearsmith joins Les to take a look back at the 2008/09 home shirt worn in our first Premier League campaign, discuss the latest kit news including the adidas x EA Sports ‘Digital 4th shirts’, and recall our favourite matchworn acquisitions of 2018. Apologies for the framing issues, […]