As the start of the 2012/13 season edges ever nearer, the three teams promoted to the Barclays Premier League, Southampton, Reading and West Ham have all unveiled the kits they’ll be wearing next season.
After a seven year absence from the top flight of English football, Southampton are back and raring to go. In partnership with kit manufacturers, Umbro, the Saints have come out with a totally new kit for the 2012/13 season when compared to the traditional pinstriped design that we’ve seen in the past. The new home kit is predominantly red, with white stripes, while the away is white with red stripes. Personally, we’re loving Southampton’s new kits!
After 27 years in the Premiership, Southampton were relegated and had a torrid time in the years following. They fell into administration and dropped and were relegated into League One, but following a brilliant past two years during which they’ve achieved successive promotions, Rickie Lambert and co will be hoping for a successful season in the Premier League.
West Ham United’s latest kit features the traditional claret body with light blue sleeves. Designed by Macron, the kit features a corean collar with a sky blue insert. As always, it’s an extremely sharp kit and we are sure that West Ham fans will love the new kit.
The Hammers begin their campaign against fellow claret wearers, Aston Villa and will be hoping that after one year in the Championship they do well in their first season back in the top flight.
The Royals have unveiled their latest kits for their return to the Premier League season. The home kit features the traditional blue and white hoops, while the away kit is yellow with blue detailing.
Reading were last in the Premier League in 2007/08 and gained automatic promotion back into the league after being crowned the champions of the Championship.
Which one of these kits are you liking the most? Leave your answers in the section below.