Hummel’s ‘Danish Dynamite’ shirt remains incredibly popular, being voted number 4 in The Football Attic’s 50 Greatest Football Shirts Ever poll in 2015.
As was often the way back then, the design made it to England a year or two later, being worn by Southampton, Aston Villa and Coventry City. The Sky Blues were only with the German firm from 1987-89 before moving onto Asics and then signing a deal with Ribero for the start of the first Premier League season, 1992-93.
Given that Coventry have worn sky blue, white and navy in a lot of different combinations, there were a few options in terms of how to represent it, and we finalised on this. Thoughts?