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4 quotes that sum up former Juventus, Inter Milan & AC Milan maestro Pirlo

We are a bit in love with Pirlo at the Football Shirt Collective.  Assists, goals and amazing quotes. The man is a legend.   Here are four of our favourite quotes about the former Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan man. Michael Cox thought he was the most important Is he best player of his generation? Not quite, but […]

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Manchester United star Ibrahimovic’s most outrageous quotes

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is absolutely killing it at Manchester United, but he’s a player who’s as famous for his off-field persona as his on-pitch genius. We’re massive fans of the giant Swede here at the Football Shirt Collective, so here’s a few of our favourite quotes from the former Ajax, Juventus, Barcelona, Inter Milan and PSG striker. […]

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Fan memories

My first Aston Villa shirt – Stevie Green

We caught up with Stevie Green, editor at Caught Offside and co-host of the Aston Villa Review podcast to talk Crystal Palace / Barcelona shirts, the “Blanco Bounce” and Bale scoring wonder goals for Real Madrid. What was your first football shirt? Technically, my first shirt was one of those fake kits out of a box […]

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My first Liverpool shirt – Ian Moore

We caught up with Ian Moore, comedian, chutney-maker and author  of ‘C’est Modnifique!’ to talk about Hitachi Liverpool shirts, wearing the France 1982 shirt to PE class and taking a box to Carrow Road. What was your first football shirt?   My first football shirt was a late 1970’s Liverpool Home kit that was most notable I think […]

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My favourite Liverpool shirt – Sachin Nakrani

We caught up with Sachin  Nakrani, writer and editor for the Guardian, to talk; iconic Liverpool shirts, Stan Collymore scoring THAT goal against Newcastle and Gazza doing something very special. What was your first football shirt? Liverpool’s home shirt from the 1989/90 season. It’s iconic – the three Adidas stripes on the sleeves, the classically simple badge, the […]

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Manchester United fans’ tweets on Paul Pogba leaving are comedy gold

Manchester United fans are rejoicing as their prodigal son, Paul Pogba, returns to the club he left four years ago. Pogba signed for United on Monday evening for a world-record £89million, having developed into one of the world’s finest footballers. Although he turned 23 in March, Pogba has won five Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia trophies and […]

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Where are Paul Pogba’s fellow Man United youth team stars now?

Paul Pogba’s time in Manchester United’s youth set-up was a successful one. Between 2009 and 2012, the France superstar was the club’s most promising young prospect, and helped the young Red Devils to the 2011 FA Youth Cup. United beat Sheffield United 6-3 on aggregate, with Pogba playing in both legs of the final. Unless […]

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Is this Manchester City’s best ever away kit?

These days, Manchester City finishing above Manchester United has become commonplace in the Premier League. But back in 1990-91, Howard Kendall built a team strong enough to pip United to fifth place in the old First Division. Niall Quinn was voted player of the year at Maine Road that season, having bagged 21 goals in […]

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This Kanu goal for Arsenal against Barcelona will make you lose it

In 1999 Arsenal faced Barcelona in the Champions League.  The game had everything red cards, legends and a Kanu equaliser. Arsenal were wearing the odd combo of yellow away shirt and white shorts whilst Barcelona wore their centenary shirt. They had a team of legends; De Boer, Guardiola and Rivaldo up front.  Barcelona opened the scoring […]

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