that is more like it, Mr. Nike!
Bringing all our World Cups into one and we have this superlative
effort, a beautiful satin white 1950's shirt with the iconic 1986
pinstripe. If this was a Facebook page, it would 'liked'.
Although it has to be said, when my wife first saw it, she concluded it
was her grandad's thermal vest with a badge on it. I could only
conclude with... "it does, doesn't it!".
But where was the pomp and ceremony? I was quite disappointed on
31 March 2014.
I would like to say that I just woke up and there it was, revealed by
The Football Association in what appears to be a rather awkward
handover. But the truth is, it was leaked as long ago as January,
and with none of the usual fakes doing the rounds, it even appeared on
the well-known auction site a couple of weeks before release.
This shirt well-liked. Its unlike any others of our competitors, which
have slowly being releasing their Nike kits with the impending World Cup
Finals shortly to be upon us. But we would to have liked to have
received the shirt like the roaring lions we are, not the whimper that we
seemed to have got.
For the World Cup matches, England wore the
FOOTBALL FOR HOPE FIFA logo on the left arm and the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP
BRAZIL logo on the right arm. Then, for the European Championship
qualification matches, they wore the qualifiers logo and the UEFA
RESPECT logo on the left arm, with the competition logo on the right