When Umbro.com asked me join their blogging team I was over the moon. I’m obviously dead interested in football shirts and parts of my match-worn collection are currently exhibited in the National Football Museum. Below, you can follow the links to my official Umbro blogs, which are in the main really geeky affairs, looking at the history of Umbro and football memorabilia.
1. Getting Shirty: Umbro examines the world of rare football shirts
“Hi guys, I have a limited edition Umbro England World Cup 1966 shirt in a gold case, only 1966 were made, and I was wondering how much would that be worth nowadays?” The above enquiry was posted on the Umbro blog recently, so we set intrepid writer and football shirt nut Jeff Maysh [...]
2. Getting Shirty: the story behind Beckham’s kit
As we mentioned earlier, Loaded’s Jeff Maysh is joining the blog team here at Umbro to give the inside track on all the world of football shirts. Jeff’s a big collector of shirts, and knows his football – despite being a Spurs fan. Here’s his blog for us, where he looks at the detail that [...]<
3. England Shirt…Tailored By The Mighty Boosh
Here’s an England shirt as you’ll never have seen it before…designed by Julian Barrett and Noel Fielding of The Mighty Boosh. It was passed on to us by Jeff Maysh over at Loaded magazine, who’s going to be writing some blogs for us, starting later today. The Boosh designed the shirt for a Loaded charity [...]