Nike only just unveiled the new England home shirt less than two weeks ago, but they’re already planning on launching a new England home kit in the Spring for World Cup 2014 if/when England qualify.
In Nike’s defense, they want to issue new shirts on a two year cycle (World Cup 2014, Euro 2016, etc). And because they just took over their contract from Umbro, it doesn’t give them much time to launch a new shirt now and one before the next World Cup.
Hopefully Nike and The FA will take their time and produce a better home kit next time. In addition to a new home shirt, England will also launch a new away kit in the Spring next year.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Nike will bring out three new England kits in less than a year — The Mail
- Rene Meulensteen has denied stepping down or being sacked at Man United — Sky Sports
- Wembley looking good to host Euro 2020 final, says FA chairman — The Guardian
- Michael Laudrup tax battle with Ajax won’t stop Swansea’s summer tour despite legal threat — Mail
- Mourinho becomes best paid manager in the Premier League — The Independent
- England coach Dave Watson may join Joe Hart at Manchester City — The Guardian
- Michu on Arsenal’s summer transfer target list as Arsene Wenger eyes move for striker — Mail
- Chelsea youngster Jeffrey Bruma has expressed his desire to join PSV Eindhoven — Sky Sports
- talkSPORTs Adrian Durham was mugged at knifepoint in Rio after England’s friendly — Mail
- Liverpool target £22m Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk — The Guardian
- Paul Lake has announced he will part company with Manchester City — The Mail
- Jack Butland says Serbian abuse of England Under-21’s ‘made us stronger’ — The Guardian
- Joe Hart hits back at England’s critics like Gary Lineker ‘tweeting from their sofas’ — Telegraph
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