A picture of the FA Cup and the words ‘ Silver Jubilee 1977’ were embroidered below the club crest. The inclusion of a silver embroidered crest on the right side of the chest. He couldn’t have joined Los Blancos at a worse time, though, as the star-studded side went three seasons without winning a major trophy. SOCCER – Leeds United’s David Batty, Lee Chapman and Eric Cantona celebrate winning the league title following a 3-2 victory at Sheffield United in the penultimate game of the season. For the 1971-72 season United wore a white away strip that featured the fashionable 1970’s style floppy collar. For the 1972-73 season, Manchester United wore the club badge on the chest for the first time. Mourinho’s term at the club reached its peak. The Italians have reached out to Pumas over a possible deal, while they are also keen on Shkodran Mustafi. But after he failed to make a competitive appearance for the Three Lions, Zaha decided to play for Ivory Coast in 2016 – having been born in Abidjan before moving over to England at the age of four.
In October 2013, Costa declared his intentions to play for Spain, sending a letter to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), after being granted Spanish citizenship in July. This is the same human being in a different shirt, they hate him now. Coman played 20 times in his debut year as he introduced himself to the world, before being loaned out to Bayern for the next two seasons. Podolski, formerly of Cologne, Bayern Munich and Arsenal, was born in Poland in 1985 but his country of birth will certainly rue not tying him down when they had the perfect chance. United appeared in the 1979 FA Cup Final, losing 3-2 to Arsenal, in the red shirt with ‘Wembley 1979’ embroidered below the Centenary badge. He would go onto become an important member of the Belgium squad, most specifically under Roberto Martinez, helping his country finish third at the 2018 World Cup.
For the 1972-73 season United wore a third choice kit against the likes of Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland and Sheffield United. The 1978-79 season marked 100 years of Manchester United. He left Juventus after 17 years this summer but has failed to make the No 1 jersey his own at new club PSG so far this season. Ten years after changing the design of the home shirt, Manchester United reverted to back to their colours of red, white and black. The number on the back was stencilled white and red, in true ’80’s style, although this was changed to a bold white half way through the season for some reason. Although usually worn with white shorts and black socks, the colour combination varied depending on the opposition (from red, white and black). Depending on the opposition, it was worn with white or black shorts and socks by the likes of Buchan, Greenhoff, Coppell, McIlroy, Pearson, Hill and Macari.
In 1969 Manchester United introduced an all-white plain away kit which was worn by Matt Busby’s aging stars at the likes of Anfield, Highbury and Halifax! This kit was made famous around the world by the likes of George Best, Denis Law, Bobby Charlton, Nobby Stiles, Brian Kidd and Paddy Crerand. The Admiral away kit introduced for the 1975-76 season was to become an all-time favourite amongst United fans. The kit, produced by Manchester company Umbro, was also available for the fans to buy in the Red Devils Souvenir Shop at the stadium. Once more, it was available to buy in all sizes in the club shop. The most glamourous club in the world built their enormous success while wearing pure white and have stuck with it ever since. Elsewhere, Juve strengthened in defence with Mattia De Sciglio to replace outgoing right back Alves, while they also splashed out £27m on PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi.
Neymar became a pariah among the club’s ultras as he tried to engineer his way out of the club. But the club will likely forgive his failed transfer dealings as one diamond came in out of the rough bunch – with Paul Pogba signed on a free from Manchester United. United narowly missed out on the Championship and wore a few different kits in the process. It was almost as if Admiral had ran out of ideas. Admiral kit. Similar to the previous one manufactured by Umbro, the only real changes were the four red stripes on the white cuffs and large white collars, whilst Admiral’s logo appeared on the shorts. White stripes on black shorts added to the effect, especially when the players had their arms raised high when requesting crosses from Lou Macari or Steve Coppell. United’s new stars like Steve Coppell and Lou Macari wore the same kit in 1974-75 during their short spell in the Second Division. The 1976-77 season saw a minor adjustment to the Manchester United home kit.