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Chelsea Home Kit for 2012-13 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

CFC final group shot 600x421 Chelsea Home Kit for 2012 13 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

Chelsea and adidas have officially released photos of the new home kit for the 2012-13 season.

The most prominent new feature of the Chelsea home shirt is that the trim is completely in gold — everything from the three stripes down the sleeve, to the club crest as well as the adidas and Samsung logos. There’s also a gold ‘CFC’ motif on the rear of the neck, while subtle dark blue stripes are featured through the front of the shirt. There’s also gold piping around the arms and neck. This design detail is repeated through the shorts and socks.

The addition of the gold color to the Chelsea kit is to celebrate the 2012 Summer Olympics or, as adidas refers to it in their press release, “the year of sport and celebration in the capital in 2012.”

Here’s a close-up image of the shirt:

Chelsea FC Home Kit 2012 13 600x707 Chelsea Home Kit for 2012 13 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

The new Chelsea home kit will be available to buy May 10th 2012 but can be pre-ordered online at www.chelseafc.com/megastore.

What’s your opinion about the new Chelsea home shirt? Love it or hate it? Give us your feedback in the comments section below.

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25 Responses to Chelsea Home Kit for 2012-13 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

  1. philstinction says:

    Lovely. The golden stripes also mean that Chelsea will be European Champs next month!!!

  2. eddymc2 says:

    Pretty classy, actually.

  3. sam says:

    I love it so much. It looks cool and classy

  4. Keith says:

    Does this mean Torres will be back next season? Lol

  5. Nonsense says:

    I like it.

    Gaffer – On a completely different topic – I’d like to see you write an article on the diving/simulation problem that is plaguing the league – what can be done about it?

  6. dust says:

    LOL Chelsea are now “Goodfellas”…gold and blue, I bet the russian loves the gold! OMG LOL
    How chintzy is that kit, is New jersey on their list of locations in the US this summer?

    The grief from the stands will be great! I can’t wait

  7. CTBlues says:

    Awesome looking kit.

  8. CTBlues says:

    Also Gaffer,

    Was wondering if you could add the SPL to the schedule list or at least Celtic and Rangers?

  9. NC says:

    Am I color blind or does that look more silver than gold? Either way, I hate Chelsea but I really like this kit. Well done. I hope Arsenal are taking notes

  10. James says:

    plane and simple which is nice in a way :-) its not what i thought it was going to look like.

  11. ajay says:

    I love the chelsea in my life is chelsea and chelsea win i am very happy my FrN GUDNIGHT,,,’?,,,,?’,,”

  12. gerald says:

    i lyk e kit but the Green for Cech aint cool, couldnt it be something else like white or black. GREEN???

  13. jay22 says:

    Love the jersey. This is one of chelsea best jersey but is jst a pity that chelsea wouldn’t qualify to UCL according to log table. Let hope chelsea wins the UCL title.

  14. jay22 says:

    One of chelsea best chelsea.but it jst a pity that they will not play in the UCL but let hope they will win the UCL title to claim a place in the UCL nxt season.

  15. kma says:

    Really like the kit but the green for Cech I’m not to sure about…

  16. Zipperclub says:

    I’m seeing dirty silver on the field kit and gold on the keeper kit.

  17. abia simon says:

    Really impressive, 9c kit

  18. I like chelsea team very much, i put all hart to that.

  19. Napoleon says:

    Wow, I really love the new kit, especially the gold line on it

  20. ❔❔❔❔❔❔❔❔❔ says:

    Not bad…

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