Football shirts can be either brilliant or a monstrosity, and there doesn’t seem to be a middle ground. To be fair, coming up with a new shirt each season, not to mention the away and third choice kits, must be a pretty tough job, but that’s precisely why kit designers probably get paid so much. Whether you like them or not, there have been some pretty memorable shirts. Let’s take a look at some of them from the 90s.
Newcastle United home shirt, 1994-95
This shirt relies heavily on the logo of its sponsor, which incidentally only appeared on the shirt for a brief period of time. The blue star of sponsors Newcastle Brown Ale, complete with a silhouette of the Newcastle skyline, cements this shirt in the memory of most. It stands out from the black and white stripes that Newcastle are known for, yet fits in perfectly with a hint of blue on the collar and on the Newcastle logo banner helping it come together.
Fiorentina home shirt, 1998-99
If you think of a purple football shirt, you’re probably thinking of the Fiorentina shirt from the 90s. Its long sleeves were adorned with chevrons and club badges, which …