Like the Shirts!

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 I liked those Fifties-style Shirts
Worn for the Derby-clash –
No sponsor’s logo on the front,
No player’s name on the back.
And numbers to eleven,
Not the modern mad mishmash.
I hope to see teams wear such kit
Some day for every match.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 12/2/08
Denys E. W. Jones



Sunday 10/2/08, Manchester United versus Manchester City – to mark the fiftieth annniversary of the Munich Disaster the teams wore Nineteen Fifties style kit.

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