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Five Arsenal jerseys we have to don't forget

Between Bergkamp's Gunners and Wenger's "Invincibles", to the new 2019/2020 Home kit

Five Arsenal jerseys we have to don't forget Between Bergkamp's Gunners and Wenger's Invincibles, to the new 2019/2020 Home kit

Arsenal don't need presentations: they are one of the six sisters of Premier League, they have dominated between the 90s and the first years of 2000 and they had some awesome jerseys during these years, of all sponsors, of all colours. Nike, adidas - with which will return starting from next year - but also PUMA and UMBRO are all the brands that have worn Arsenal in their long life. There are also lots of curiosities around the Londoners' colours: for example, did you know that Arsenal often wear yellow and blue on their jerseys as a lucky charm? The source of this is researchable in an old FA Cup final against Liverpool in the 60s. In that match, Arsenal wore white and gold to take the win, so translating those colours as a good omen. Then during time these colours evolved yellow and blue.

Today the Gunners also presented the new Home jersey for the 2019/2020 season, already anticipated by a spectacular video published on the club's social profiles.

The new kit features a red bust and white sleeves, a V-neck with a retro and nostalgic style, also evident in the images in the video and in the campaign shots, in which posed some players like Lacazette, Aubameyang, Ozil, Torreira and Guendouzi.

This is a quality debut for adidas, who returns to dress the North London club after 25 years, and will do so until 2024 with a contract worth 60 million per year.

Arsenal allowed champions like Ian Wright, Henry, and Van Persie to wear their prestigious jerseys. We selected six, choosing some must have, some legendary jerseys, together with some forgotten gems. Let's start!


Away, 1991/1993

So desired and researched from collectors, this adidas signed away jersey is remembered for its geometrical zigzag pattern that remained impressed in every passionate's mind. The dominant colours are yellow and blue, with red appearing on the insets, on the adidas logo, on the club's crest, and on the historical main sponsor JVC.

Away, 1993/1994

Arsenal, who was the winner of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup against Parma that year, reaffirmed their bonds with the blue and yellow colours through their away jersey during that season. The shirt presented three transversal bands separated just by the main sponsor and, like in the 91'-93' two-year period, it was exposing red on the insets and on the collar, other than on the crest and on the sponsor.

Away, 1995/1996

For the second season with the Gunners, Nike thought to a special away jersey, died blue and with a totally unusual design. In fact, two bolts vertically cut the jersey, overlaying the two tones of blue, creating an effect that only the Nike Sportswear logo could ulteriorly enrich.

Away, 2001/2002

The 2001/2002 season was so important for Arsenal, who conquered that year their second Premier League under Arsène Wenger and were called to the "last time" for Tony Adams who retired at the end of that season as the undisputed captain. The colours chosen for that away jersey were of the most solemn for a season so crucial: gold was camping on the jersey, accompanied with blue on the hips and by flashes of red. Then, the wide blue collar and the main sponsor SEGA, exponentially increased the beauty of that shirt.

Home, 2005/2006

It's impossible to haven't seen it in soccer or beach soccer games. The Arsenal home jersey of the season 2005/2006 is not only the first Gunners' jersey with a dark red but is also the jersey of the season of the Champions League final and that one of the last year at Highbury. Unforgettable.

Bonus - Away, 2002/2003

The Arsenal's away jersey of the 2002/2003 season is probably the less remembered among those listed. The blue that fades to white on the front of the jersey, matched with the red of the Nike swoosh, the crest and the collar and the borders of the sleeves allow to this jersey to impose as the most bizarre among those over, moreover a jersey with a futuristic look.