For football kit enthusiasts of a certain vintage, the name Ribero conjures a lot of memories, many of them Jeremy Goss-related.
In the early days of the Premier League, the firm provided kit for Coventry City, Crystal Palace, Norwich City and Wimbledon and it is this mine that Alec Proffitt wanted us to tap into.
Obviously, of the four real top-flight clubs for whom Ribero make kit, Palace are the only one with stripes and simply redoing both of the Sheffield clubs in that template would be somewhat lazy. So, we’ve only redone one in that design, using Wednesday’s 1991-93 colour-scheme rather than 1993-95 so that the overall look wouldn’t be too blue.
For United, it’s the jazzier end of the bargain, with the Coventry and Norwich pattern worked into their stripes. People will either love it or hate it – or think it’s okay, to paraphrase the late Mitch Hedberg.
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