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Friday, 23 January 2009

2009 New Kit Revealed

The new kit for 2009 was revealed today. Not a dramatic departure from last year, and while I'm not 100% with that funky collar thing just yet, it's still a big thumbs up from me!
The design of all three kits (away, home, keeper's) from the posterior:
Every time I see a new kit, I always ask myself if I can picture our heroes lifting a trophy while clad in their snazzy new threads. The answer this year, as always, is yes, yes I can.

No dates yet as to when the new shirts will be available.

In other news, this season's club slogan was announced. It's doesn't wildly differ from last year's We Believe. In fact, it's much the same with the year added to the end:
Well, why fix what ain't broke? :)

Jubilo decided against Hungrrrrrry (another r added to reflect yet another trophy-less season), instead opting for the predictably lame Speedy Action. This may be meant to reflect the rate at which they change managers. With Ooft off, they now have Masaaki Yanagishita at the helm; their seventh manager in five years, no less. They even went so far as to anounce their 2010 and 2011 catchphrases, with 2011 what would seem at face value a rather ambitious Road to Champion. I can only assume they're referring to their first J2 title.

3 comments:

Vendo Thefastlane said...

Jubilo's just released kit looks very similar... Any possible collusion?

Shizuoka Dolphin said...

Sadly, ourselves and Jubilo have had identical kits for the last couple of years now. No idea of what explanation there may be for it, as you could hardly picture Man Utd and Man City turning out in carbon copy shirts of each other save for the colour, badge and sponsor...

Fuz said...

Imagine if they did that to Rangers and Celtic, all hell would break loose!