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This long sleeved black away shirt was worn during City’s long awaited return to the second tier after successive promotions. By 2005/06 what was the Second Division and later the First Division of the Football League was renamed the Championship and sponsored by Coca Cola.

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The versatile Ryan France wore this shirt at Norwich, it has the Football League’s standardised letters and numbers applied in polyurethane on the back, and Sporting ID’s multi-layered competition patches on the sleeves, as well as some mysterious sticky goo on one sleeve that we can’t get shift! These shirts were used in the 2006/07 too, but with back of shirt sponsor Gemtec’s wordmark applied under the numbers.

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