Premier League giants Manchester United will be wearing a gingham kit for the 2012/13 season, as per the official kit revealing by the club on 11 May, 2012. United’s new 2012/13 gingham shirt was revealed in phases by Nike and we had put up pictures of those teasers as well as a leaked photo of what the full shirt had been expected to look like prior to the official release. Man Utd’s new gingham top hasn’t been universally popular with fans, with many labelling it a “tea towel” design by Nike.
Nike have already released Arsenal’s new 2012/2013 home kit that also drew mixed reaction for its hooped sleeve design.
The new gingham kit is a tribute to the mills of Manchester, which started producing gingham in the 18th century.
Here are some pictures of Man U’s new 2012/13 home strip, which sees a gingham inspired top paired with white shorts and black socks. The GK jersey is green in colour.
More released Premier League 2012/13 kits can be seen in our football shirts section.
( Edit- 11 May 7am GMT, 2012- bottom image replaced with a more accurate looking leaked photo)