Everton Football Club has today unveiled a new stylish all-black away playing strip for the 2014/15 season from technical sponsor Umbro. It will be available soon at will be available soon at World Soccer Shop, Subside Sports and Kitbag along with The Toffees new home kit for their upcoming Premier League, domestic cup and UEFA Europa League seasons.
According to the Everton FC website: The new shirt has a contemporary modern look and takes inspiration from one of the Club’s first ever kits – worn by the legendary ‘black watch’ in the 1880s.
It will get its first outing this Sunday (27 July) when Everton take on Premier League newcomers Leicester City in a pre-season friendly in Bangkok.
Whilst predominantly black, the away shirt carries subtle design references to the ‘home’ blue of Everton – including ventilation holes in the shape of the Toffee Tower and blue stitching on the inside of the hem.
With all the performance attributes required for the modern game combined with the stylishness associated with the Umbro playing kit, the strip is expected to be another hit with Evertonians.
Roberto Martinez said: “I know all our fans like to see the new kits when they are revealed and I am sure that they will enjoy the black away strip.
“This colour kit was associated with Everton in the very early years of our football club and our supporters always like a historical link. This new away kit has a modern and stylish look to it and I am looking forward to seeing the players perform in it.”
The black jersey features a crew neck collar with a v-stretch rib insert for comfort and a knitted shadow stripe gives the shirt a stylish finish.
It is complemented by black shorts and black socks with white trim.