After several weeks of anticipation, hype and leaks, England and Umbro launched the Three Lions’ 2009/11 home kit today during their friendly with Slovakia. Here’s a look at the new “uncluttered” and retro-inspired top. Apparently, the kit designers wanted to make them as simple as possible. Special dispensation was obtained from FIFA to play today’s friendly without numbers on the shorts.
The first 3 images below are huge high quality pictures of the new kit. Click on the thumbnails to see large versions of the pictures.
The 2009/11 Umbro England home kits are now available at the following online retailers:
This is the official Umbro statement on the new England kit from Kitbag.com.
Today, Umbro once again brings together the traditional values of classic tailoring with modern fabric technology and revolutionary design philosophy: Style meets performance. The new England kit is the proud result. Honouring the past, looking forward to the future. The right shirt at the right time.
Manufactured by England’s official sponsor Umbro the 2009/11 England shirt features:
– New Three Lions badge
– New Umbro logo
– Tailored fit
– Underarm gusset cut to move with the body
– Anatomically tailored sleeve
– Underarm zone ventilation
– Climate Control fabric
– Lumbar zone ventilation
England Shirt Size Chart
Current Size New Size
M 38 or r40
L 42 or r44
XXL 48 or r50
XXXXXL 56 or r58