These Manchester United and Ipswich Town shirts will make you pine for a lace collar

1992-94 was a game changing year in football for a number of reasons.  First up the birth of the Premier League,  the start of Manchester United’s dominance and Umbro began to introduce lace into their shirts.

It was a bold move that added a touch of nostalgia and class to the new shirts they were releasing that year.

In their armoury were some absolute bangers.  Including these 2 beauties from Manchester UnitedIpswich Town and Aston Villa.

1992-94 Manchester United shirt

1992-94 Manchester United Newton Heath 3rd Shirt Excellent M - Football Shirt Collective

First up we love this shirt because Fergie wore a fake moustache to launch it.  Secondly it’s a classic.  The green and yellow of Newton Heath with a thick black lace.  Look how happy Eric is wearing it.

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1992-94 Ipswich Town home shirt

1992-94 Ipswich Town home shirt L Excellent - Football Shirt Collective

So its a bit controversial but I might just like this Ipswich shirt more than the United.  The base of the shirt has a blue triangle effect and the red, blue and white collar is banging.

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1992-94 Aston Villa shirt

Another classic from Umbro.  This time the lace is a more subtle white colour to contrast the Aston Villa home colours.  Guaranteed to remind you of Tony Daley.

Sadly this run was Umbro’s last big push on the lace colour.  Our verdict a stunning if not practical take on the football shirt.  Bravo.

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