HOW MUCH?! Questions were asked in parliament at the price of England’s new shirt…

Got, Not Got

When the little Admiral logo first appeared on the England strip in 1974, the £5 rrp for the shirts caused something of a stir…. things have got worse since then.

Nike have just revealed the new England strip for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and the price tag of £90 has rightly caused something of an outrage.
Of course, you can buy the inferior ‘stadium shirt’ without all the wonderful new scientific breakthroughs that the players will enjoy, for a mere £60.
Who, in their right mind, would pay that for an England shirt, especially now that they don’t appear to have much of a shelf life. It hardly seems a couple of months ago that we were berating the first Nike England kit for looking like West Germany circa 1966.

england admiral shirt ad

It is now 40 years since the national football shirt was first visibly branded and at that time…

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