Kit unveilings ahead of the 2022-23 season have slowed down a little bit over the past week, likely due to new sponsorship deals kicking on July 1. After that, we can probably expect an onslaught of new kits from European clubs that may not let up until domestic seasons start in early August.
Still, there were a few new kits unveiled over the past week from clubs in England, Scotland and Germany. Check out the details below.
LEICESTER CITY – Home
English Premier League side Leicester City and manufacturer Adidas are hoping to “create iconic” in their 2022-23 home kit. “Every shirt invokes a memory of a player, a goal, a moment,” the club website reads. “In 2022-23, our men’s and women’s teams will be looking to add to those memories, creating moments that will define this shirt’s place in Foxes folklore for years to come.”
The kit is solid blue, with a white V-neck polo collar, white sleeve cuffs and white Adidas shoulder stripes. The Adidas logo on the right chest is gold, as is the club crest on the left chest.
Due to supply chain issues, Leicester City are expecting their full delivery of 2022-23 kits and training wear to be delayed until late August. An initial delivery of 5,000 kits will be available through online pre-orders between July 1 and 8, as well as through the Foxes Fanstore starting on July 15.
CRYSTAL PALACE – Away
Fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace unveiled their new 2022-23 away kit on Friday, the club’s first kit with new manufacturer Macron. It’s predominantly white, with two vertical marker-stroke stripes down the front, one red and one blue. The crew neck collar and sleeve cuffs also have red and blue trim.
This is also Palace’s first kit with their new shirt sponsor, online car retailer Cinch, and their first with an updated crest. The year in the crest was changed from 1905 to 1861 when club historian found proof that members of the original Crystal Palace Cricket Club had formed a football team more than 40 years prior than first thought.
RANGERS FC – Home
Perennial Scottish Premiership contenders and 2022 UEFA Europa League finalists Rangers FC are turning back the clock with their home kit for 2022-23. Inspired by some of the club’s most popular retro shirts, the new kit is blue with a tonal checkerboard pattern covering the front. The crew neck collar and sleeve cuffs are both white with red trim. The logo of manufacturer Castore, the logo of sponsor 32Red and the club’s RFC monogram all appear on the chest in white.
EINTRACHT FRANKFURT – Home
Meanwhile, the club that bested Rangers to win the 2022 Europa League title, German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt, also unveiled their new home kit this week. Using Nike’s new Vaporknit template, the kit is solid white, with black trim on the collar and sleeve cuffs. The club crest, Nike logo and sponsor logo all appear on the chest in one-color black applications.
In launching the kit, Eintracht Frankfurt touted all the accomplishments the club has had while wearing white kits: “Won silverware! Created legends! Broke records! Made history!”
VfB STUTTGART – Home
Meanwhile, fellow Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart are creating a closer connection to their city with their 2022-23 home kits. Made by Jako, the kits are predominantly white, with a red stripe across the chest. The front of the shirt also contains a tonal pattern with 24 different Stuttgart landmarks, including the Wilhelma zoological gardens, the Market Hall, the Collegiate Church and Solitude Palace. Dots taper down each sleeve, with the one closest to the collar being the Jako logo.