Episode Six – Glad to be ‘Bach

In Episode Six of The Football Kit Podcast we talk to Steve Appenowitz, author of the essential 2018 tome Bundesliga Trikots and fan of Borussia Mönchengladbach, about his latest book Das Gladbach Trikot.

Also… Denis and Les are intrigued by the EFL’s stance on short clashes, and recall a Chelsea mash-up in their first season with adidas.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE

Euro 2020 Review Special

After 51 games played across the continent, 24 teams have been whittled down to just one, with Italy taking the Henri Delaunay Cup as champions of Europe. Though that matter is settled, the debate about the best and worst kits of Euro 2020 is far from over. In a special episode, Denis & Les are joined by guests John Devlin (author of the essential True Colours Football Kits books) & Gavin Hope (the diabolical genius behind the punishingly details kit-stat blog Kit Geek) to pick out the polyester that delighted & appalled.

Episode Five – Craig Buglass Has ‘Just Done It’

In Episode Five of The Football Kit Podcast we talk to a kit design colossus: Craig Buglass, whose Cool Motion and Total 90 kits for Brazil, Holland, Portugal, South Korea, USA et al are among the most well known Nike designs. He also worked at Puma and collaborated with Peter Saville and Umbro to produce two England kits. Through his Spark Design Academy course ‘Football Kit Design, From Concept To Reality’ (co-produced with Rob Warner), Buglass is seeking to share his insights with the next generation of kit designers.

Also… Denis and Les consider some of the kits of Euro 2020: the refreshed Puma away kits such as those of Austria, Switzerland and Italy, as well as the three Jako kits for North Macedonia that didn’t survive contact with social media reaction. Plus mash-up musings from Denis focus on the shorts and socks combos worn by West Ham in 2020/21.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE

Episode Four – Top Marcs for Walsall’s kitman

In Episode Four of The Football Kit Podcast we talk to Marc Roe, Walsall’s accidental kitman who spent part of lockdown giving Joe Wicks a run for his money with fitness videos on the club’s Facebook account.

Also… Denis discusses the rebrand at Serie A champions elect Inter, and Les muses a mash-up from 1991 featuring Les Lions Indomptables.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE

Episode Three – (Goal)keeping Up Appearances

In Episode Three of The Football Kit Podcast we talk to Scott Brown, a goalkeeper with over 500 English and Scottish league appearances to his name, to discuss the kit design work of pop wastrel Robbie Williams, Jim Leighton’s boot rule and the need for gloves that retain grip in the snow.

Also… Les takes a look at a Mexican brand making waves with the help of Netflix, and Denis muses over a Milan mash-up in 2016/17.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE

Episode Two – The Rise Of Zeus

In Episode Two of The Football Kit Podcast we talk to Amilcare Elvo, the lead designer of ambitious young Italian brand Zeus.

Also… Denis considers a vexillological issue that vexed fans of the Russian national side and Les mulls a mash-up for Argentina at the 2010 World Cup.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE

Episode One – Pulling Rank

From shirts to socks, cotton to polyester and Aertex to TechFit…The Football Kit Podcast is your source of punishingly detailed football apparel analysis.

In this first episode we interview Jürgen Rank – Senior Design Director Football Apparel at adidas, consider precedents of Southampton’s sponsorship setback and mull over a memorable mash-up.

You can view a companion PDF with photographs of every kit discussed in this episode HERE