BradfordCity’s 1987-88 made by Admiral. ’BradfordGreat City’ seems to be some sort of PR attempt rather than a sponsor. I’m not sure there’s aBradfordCity fan on the planet that knows what or why it’s on the shirt.
What is your favourite ever football shirt?
My favourite ever football shirt is probably more for sentimental reasons than for it’s beautiful design. The Umbro, Euro ‘96 England shirt was not only my first England shirt but represents a time when I fell in love with game. Euro 96 had it all for England, joy, surprises, great goals, great individual performances (Shearer, Gazza) OTT outpouring of emotion (Pearce) and disappointment. This shirt holds all of this within it’s chunky threads.
Dennis Bergkamp’s wonderful flick of the ball and turn around Dabizas in 2002 was nothing short of witchcraft. Never have I seen a goal scored with such elegance and such unworldly skills. It’s topped off by his response to a reporter who asked ‘Did you mean to do it?’ to which Bergkamp responded ‘Of course I did.’ Class.
Thanks to Dom for speaking with us!
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