adidas Football has today revealed the Manchester United home kit for the 2018/19 season. The latest jersey marks 140 years since the club was founded, with a train track graphic referencing United’s original name; Newton Heath (Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway) Cricket and Football Club.
The team was originally formed in 1878 by the Carriage and Waggon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath and initially played games against other departments and rail companies at their home ground at North Road, Manchester.
In 1892, the club entered the English First Division – the highest league in the country at the time, before changing its name to the now world-renowned Manchester United in 1902, and moving to the iconic stadium of Old Trafford in 1910. Rich structured engineered shell fabric is brought to life in a black to red fading on the shirt, and is accompanied by black shorts and red and black socks. Alongside the replica jersey, there are also shirts specifically for children and women.
The kit will be worn on the pitch for the first time during United’s summer tour in the USA.
The kit (RRP S$110) will be available in store at adidas Suntec, adidas Marina Bay Sands, adidasT2 and T4 and on adidas.com on 24 July 2018.
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