New Football Kits 2021/22 – Best & Worst New Kits
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again – when clubs find ever more weird and wonderful ways to launch their new kits.
Here’s our round up of some of the best (or the worst, it’s your call really) of the 2021/22 new football kits…
2021/22 New Kits – Best & Worst
ATLÉTICO MINEIRO – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: The one to beat this summer. Prove us wrong. 11/10.
AJAX – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
The new Ajax away shirt!— Classic Football Shirts (@classicshirts) May 9, 2021
They just seem to never get it wrong! pic.twitter.com/R26TGCHkzQ
Verdict: Oh Ajax, you never let us down. Another sure-fire winner. 9/10.
LEYTON ORIENT – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Top bloke, top kit, and a great cause. 8/10.
AC MILAN – 2021/22 HOME KIT
— AC Milan (@acmilan) May 11, 2021
Verdict: It’s very… Milan. Inoffensive, but not one you’re going to buy off eBay after a late-night kebab in 10 years… 6/10.
CHAPECOENSE – 2021/22 KITS
Verdict: Clean, minimalist, adventurous sleeve. Great stuff. 7/10.
RB LEIPZIG – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: The gold standard so far. No wonder they’re showing it off to the world early doors. 10/10.
CHELSEA – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Who likes the new Chelsea kit? pic.twitter.com/mv6D4RQz9h— The Chelsea Debate (@chelsea_debate) May 13, 2021
Verdict: This shouldn’t work. But it kind of does. One of the Blues’ better efforts. 9/10.
INTER MILAN – 2021/22 FOURTH KIT
Inter debut their brand new fourth kit against Roma 👀 pic.twitter.com/vjJmGOHNYd— Goal (@goal) May 12, 2021
Verdict: Absolutely wild. First the Serie A title, next the Tour De France? 7/10.
ARSENAL – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Verdict: Consistent Super League contenders when it comes to kits, it has to be said. 9/10.
PSG – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: C’est magnifique. 9/10.
MARSEILLE – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: French football has its critics. Not us on strength of these kits. 8/10.
JUVENTUS – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Bang average season, bang average new kit. It’s fine, but not much else. 5/10.
BRIGHTON – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Back to those reassuring blue and white stripes. All is right with the world. 8/10.
LIVERPOOL – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Orange tapering. ORANGE? Not feeling this yet, but it might be a grower. 5/10.
BAYERN – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Bayern Munich have dropped their new away kit for next season 🤩 pic.twitter.com/bxKFfbxSt5— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 20, 2021
Verdict: Subtle. Not an all-time classic. Could be a slow burn winner. 7/10.
LYON – 2021/22 HOME & AWAY KITS
🚨 Shirt Alert 🚨— Classic Football Shirts (@classicshirts) May 21, 2021
Lyon have released their new home and away shirts for next season.
A very nice pair of shirts! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/Mb4aWzqwD8
Verdict: Is there something in the water in Ligue 1? Best looking league in world football. 10/10.
BORUSSIA DORTMUND – 2021/22 HOME KIT
🖤 All For Our Moment – The 21/22 BVB Home Jersey 💛— Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) May 21, 2021
Verdict: Dorty have done better. They’ve also done a lot worse. We’re split down the middle. 6/10.
EVERTON – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
🖤 WE STAND #ASONE 🖤— hummel (@hummel1923) May 21, 2021
Introducing the new @everton 2021/22 away kit – designed to celebrate 140 years of togetherness within the Everton community.
👉 https://t.co/4KDTK2Dmo3#ShareTheGame #hummelsport #EFC pic.twitter.com/tLt6JAOx01
Verdict: The humble sash. Routinely underrated. Routinely a winner. 9/10.
SPURS – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: As clean as it gets. Spurs on to a winner with this one. 8/10.
LEICESTER CITY – 2021/22 HOME KIT
We'll be wearing our new 2021/22 home kit for the first time this afternoon against Spurs! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/CEaCEh01cU— Leicester City (@LCFC) May 23, 2021
Verdict: Feels a bit mid-00s Birmingham City, but the pattern work just about saves this. 7/10.
REAL MADRID – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Real Madrid have dropped their new home kit for the 2021-22 season 🤩 pic.twitter.com/4da9HsG5m6— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 1, 2021
Verdict: No wonder Carlo wanted back in at the Bernabéu 9/10.
HIBERNIAN- 2021/22 HOME KIT
🚨 Hibernian 🤝 @JomaSport— Hibernian Football Club (@HibernianFC) June 10, 2021
We are delighted to present our 2021/22 home kit 👀
🟢 Bottle ➕ emerald green
🟢 A city map of Edinburgh
🟢 Thistle crest on the back
Read more ➡️ https://t.co/rU5tuBpbW2#ThisIsOurCity pic.twitter.com/vT0zME3sSr
Verdict: GGTTH. We can’t help think it’s missing something, though 😉 8/10.
IPSWICH – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Ed Sheeran getting his money’s worth. Lovely Afterglow. 7/10.
ABERDEEN – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: We can see why Scott Brown got on board. 8/10.
BARCELONA – 2021/22 HOME KIT
A closer look at our new kit! 💙❤️— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 16, 2021
Verdict: Bit too much going on here, but nice to see a switch up, 6/10.
ATLANTA UTD – 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Verdict: This is far too good to take third billing. Cracker. 9/10.
LIVERPOOL – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Liverpool's new away kit for next season has been released.— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) July 8, 2021
Looks pretty fresh. ❄️ pic.twitter.com/jvldcBSsu8
Verdict: Anyone for cricket? Big fans of this. 9/10.
ATLÉTICO MADRID – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Atletico Madrid drop their new kit for the 2021-22 season 👀 pic.twitter.com/nLuV0KQsip— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 5, 2021
Verdict: Something went very wrong in the wash here. 5/10.
WEST BROM – 2021/22 HOME KIT
Barts, @CallumRobinson7 & @conortownsend93 looking 👌 in the new kit!— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) July 2, 2021
The shirt’s central blue stripe carries the first verse of Psalm 23.
The words are woven into the fabric of the football club and now, for the first time, they are woven into the fabric of our home shirt 💙
Verdict: Got to love a shirt with a whole backstory. Classy effort too. 8/10.
MONACO – 2021/22 HOME KIT
AS Monaco’s home kit for 2021/22. pic.twitter.com/eWYRXKWY6E— Get French Football News (@GFFN) July 1, 2021
Verdict: As effortlessly elegant as you’d expect from the principality. 7/10.
HULL CITY – 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Verdict: Hull won a first title since 1966 back in May. This might even top that. 10/10.
ROMA 2021/22 HOME KIT
🟡 𝙉𝘽 | 𝐀𝐒𝐑 🔴— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) July 13, 2021
The wait is over…
Here's our home shirt for the 2021-22 campaign! pic.twitter.com/tzwsIRvT7D
Verdict: Mourinho effect kicking in early with this one. 5/10.
BRIGHTON 2021/22 AWAY KIT
And here it is, the 2021/22 away kit! 😍— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) July 14, 2021
😅 What are your thoughts?#BHAFC 🔵⚪
Verdict: We think it’s mint! 8/10.
ASTON VILLA 2021/22 HOME KIT
Aston Villa’s 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭/𝟮𝟮 home kit is available in-store and online now! 🙌— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) July 14, 2021
Verdict: Jack can pull anything off. 7/10.
AJAX 2021/22 HOME KIT
Ajax have gone full retro with their new kit 🤩— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 14, 2021
✅ Old school badge
✅ Players will wear numbers with no name in the Eredivisie pic.twitter.com/mks9NgNg8r
Verdict: Lovely, lovely stuff. That badge. 9/10.
NORWICH 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: A very solid effort from Joma. The Lotus sponsor is epic. 8/10.
BARCELONA 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Verdict: Lilac doesn’t get the love it deserves. Credit to Barca for putting that right. 8/10.
MAN UTD 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: The 60s are back on the red side of Manchester. 7/10.
ARSENAL 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Very similar to Ajax shirts, not a bad thing. 7/10.
INTER MILAN 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Fresh new sponsor and a fresh new look. Will take some adjustment, this. 7/10.
PSG 2021/22 AWAY KIT
The new PSG away kit 💧 pic.twitter.com/niUEcJRJ3b— B/R Football (@brfootball) July 21, 2021
Verdict: Paris fashion week come early? 9/10.
SPURS 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Describe this kit in one word ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/HJC4e0O0T8— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 22, 2021
Verdict: A bit all over the place, really. Just like Spurs’ summer. 6/10.
WATFORD 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: No nasty sting in the tail with this fair effort. 7/10.
LEICESTER 2021/22 AWAY KIT
It's a mint kit. pic.twitter.com/QLAaZIyPbe— Leicester City (@LCFC) July 28, 2021
Verdict: Must’ve liked Brighton’s. 7/10.
PANATHANAIKOS 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: Home kit like something your Da would wear at the Bowling Club. We’re charmed. 7/10.
WATFORD 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Verdict: Xisco’s Spanish influence clearly rubbing off. 8/10.
CHELSEA 2021/22 AWAY KIT
Chelsea yellow is back!— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 29, 2021
Introducing our 21/22 @nikefootball away kit, with pinstripe hoops nodding to the past, brought into the present by a striking black colourway! 🟡⚫#ItsAChelseaThing pic.twitter.com/CiAZZeBTYZ
Verdict: A lush luminous effort from the Champions League holders. 7/10.
CHARLTON ATHLETIC 2021/22 AWAY KIT
🚨⚽️: NEW: Charlton Athletic release their away kit for next season pic.twitter.com/j4hdrsCmxp— Football For All (@FootballlForAll) July 29, 2021
Verdict: Halfway to creating a new London Underground seat cover here. 6/10.
VENEZIA 2021/22 HOME KIT
Venezia FC simply do not disappoint. Beautiful kit. 😍🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/4ret1wJhoB— FutbolBible (@FutbolBible) July 29, 2021
Verdict: Style icons as always. A shirt that belongs back in the big time. 10/10.
PETERBOROUGH 2021/22 AWAY KIT
What do you think Posh fans? 🤩#pufc— Peterborough United (@theposh) August 2, 2021
Verdict: Fingers crossed Posh can make a splash in this stunner back in the Champ. 9/10.
CAMBRIDGE UTD 2021/22 HOME KIT
Verdict: First class honours for this effort as they return to League One. 9/10.
REAL MADRID 2021/22 AWAY KIT
🚨⚽️ | NEW: Real Madrid have released their away kit for this season pic.twitter.com/ixhf36FCog— Football For All (@FootballlForAll) August 5, 2021
Verdict: It’s the orange lining that elevates this. 7/10.
MAN UTD 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Verdict: Getting big 90s Sonic the Hedgehog vibes off this. No bad thing. 7/10.
BAYERN 2021/22 THIRD KIT
"Tradition meets modernity at the foot of the Alps."— FootballJOE (@FootballJOE) August 17, 2021
Bayern Munich's new third kit is very, very nice ❄️ pic.twitter.com/c7iGygM3LW
Verdict: Bayern serving up yet another beauty. 9/10.
AJAX 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Ajax 🤝 Bob Marley.— Marathonbet (@marathonbet) August 20, 2021
Brilliant, as per. pic.twitter.com/xXIv22mmt2
Verdict: Don’t you worry ’bout a thing. 10/10.
VENEZIA 2021/22 THIRD KIT
That's it.— Marathonbet (@marathonbet) August 19, 2021
Venezia have won the 2021/22 kit wars 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/8g4w8dZihp
Verdict: Soon to be everybody’s favourite Serie A side. 9/10.
CHELSEA 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Chelsea have unveiled their new Nike third shirt!— Classic Football Shirts (@classicshirts) August 26, 2021
'Inspired by iconic outdoor brand Nike ACG, with signature bold prints and vibrant colours, ready to take centre stage under the European lights.'
Verdict: Chelsea bring up an impressive hat-trick of kits this season. 8/10.
WATFORD 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Verdict: A dark green delight from the Hornets. 9/10.
LIVERPOOL 2021/22 THIRD KIT
OFFICIAL: Liverpool's Nike third kit for 2021-22 is here 🟡 pic.twitter.com/zjZgDR1nmX— Goal (@goal) September 8, 2021
Verdict: Could pass as the staff outfit in a provincial American diner tbf. 6/10.
BARCELONA 2021/22 THIRD KIT
Barcelona have dropped their new 3rd kit.— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) September 9, 2021
An instant classic 😍 pic.twitter.com/jZ7nnhcnnH
Verdict: Quite possibly the first ever kit ripped off from the Bakerloo line 6/10.
We’ll be adding new football kits for 2021/22 as and when we find them.
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