Brown Is The Color: Spurs Unveil New Third Kit
Premiership Countdown: 19 Days to Go. It’s been a busy weekend for Tottenham Hotspur. First, the Spurs impressively beat Inter Milan 2-1 in a friendly. Second, Michael Carrick joined Manchester United for 18.6 million pounds ($34.6 million). And third, Tottenham unveiled their new third strip. And it’s brown. Yes, as in milk chocolate.
Coventry City, in the 1970s, wore an away kit that was brown. But that was approximately 30 years ago. Now in fashionable 2006, Spurs has decided to wear the brown shirt as their designated away European kit. So depending on how they fair in the UEFA Cup, it’ll be interesting to see how long the kit lasts.
Interesting note: Although friendlies are largely meaningless, Spurs is undefeated during the pre-season after beating the following sides: Bordeaux (2-1), Nice (1-0), Celta Vigo (2-0), Birmingham City (2-0), Stevenage Borough (3-0) and Inter Milan (2-1). Next up are Borussia Dortmund and Real Sociedad.
If you’re visiting the EPL Talk Blog for the first time, welcome aboard. EPL Talk is the only site of its kind, bringing you unique content for die-hard Premiership (and Tottenham) fans. Check out the blog, that’s updated daily and counting down until the beginning of the English Premier League season. If you love listening to football interviews, listen to the only soccer interview show on the Internet, the EPL Talk Podcast. We just released an interview with DJ Paul Oakenfold about his two greatest passions (football and music). Plus, subscribe today to the free EPL Talk Email Newsletter, your weekly guide to the Premier League.