With one week until the official launch on 26th May, pictures have emerged of what is believed to be the new kit. Confirming the earlier design, it is back to the future for Blaugrana with the 1992/93 kit heavily influencing next season’s shirt. It’s been a tough few months for Barcelona fans. Not on the pitch of course, Suarez, Neymar, and Messi have been a complete joy, but the hoops they have been wearing, well, it’s not really Barcelona is it?After one full season we will see the return of the stripes, and we can imagine many Barca fans are happy. Back in December 2014..
Tomorrow night, the Veritas Stadion in Turku hosts a historic football match. Finland are the opponents for Kosovo in their first-ever World Cup qualifying match. The tiny Balkan state, synonymous with conflict and human tragedy, steps into the global football spotlight.Admitted to UEFA and FIFA earlier this summer, the Kosovars are still struggling to know who is eligible for the match. 18 of the squad were named but 7 await FIFA’s approval, having appeared for other nations at full international level.The outfield players wear a royal blue kit. Made by the Spanish s..
Magnus Ver Magnusson says Cristiano Ronaldo "acted like a p---y" in criticising the four-time World's Strongest Man's native Iceland for having a "small mentality." The tiny nation is famed for its strongman tradition, and Magnusson, one of the most well-known figures in his homeland after winning the title four times between 1991 and 1996, watched as his side beat the odds to advance to the knockout stage at Euro 2016.Magnusson believes Iceland's relatively impressive history of sporting success makes a mockery of comments by Ronaldo, who accused Iceland of possessing a "small mentality" afte..
With the group stage over, Euro 2016 moves to the knockout phase. There have been tales of good fortune and derring-do, mixed with no little heartbreak as well. This is where it gets serious, where it begins to matter. If that’s at all possible.But what if the kits decided? What if the performance on the footballing catwalk was the key factor? Who would go through? We’ll tell you…Two solid and unspectacular kits, rather like the teams, if we’re honest. The Swiss, with their stripes across the kit, is understated and a little bit different but it’s functional. Poland on the..
Despite impressing his manager, Zinedine Zidane, on Real Madrid’s preseason tour of North America, Los Blancos believed sending their talented midfielder, Marcos Llorente, out on loan would be the best option for his development.Although Llorente’s preference was to remain in Madrid, which made sense, for he would have served as an ideal backup to Casemiro, the club still believed getting a full season of first-team action elsewhere was the right decision to make.Coming to the realisation minutes would have been scarce had he stayed, the search began to find him a club that woul..
KELME sports brand has dedicated four decades of history, its founders wisely brand positioning in the performance of their athletes determination and strength. In 1963, Quiles brothers in Spain Elche founded their company, then they will focus on the general business activities of sports shoes products. A few years later, they began to flex its muscles in the sporting goods market. In 1977, KELME the brand was born in Spain. A year later, the first sports shoes market. From Spain KELME company renowned international market, and the potential to brave Gordon pinnacle sports brand. In the late..
In our third installment of World Cup Month, we question whether or not the football jersey will ever become truly stylish.Browse the shelves of any streetwear boutique and it won’t take long to find something sports-influenced. Baseball shirts, basketball jerseys, coaches’ jackets, boxing shorts, American football tops, hockey jerseys, polo shirts – the list of sporting pastimes to have been assimilated into street fashion goes on and on. There is, however, one notable exception. One conspicuous gap in the sportswear horizon that’s so glaring you could fit a large expanse of grass and t..