Having returned to the 1970s in search of inspiration for next season’s home kit, Liverpool have gone back two decades to the days of the mid-1990s to design their new away kit.
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The Reds have reinterpreted one of their most iconic shirts, with the eye-catching quarter-pattern of the great 1995-96 shirt with a fresh, modern twist.
The green and white jersey is still very popular with fans, and has been worn by the likes of Ian Rush, John Barnes and Robbie Fowler. At the age of 20, Fowler finished the 1995–96 season as the club’s top scorer and second-highest scorer in England, behind Blackburn’s Alan Shearer (who, coincidentally, also scored many of his goals for Rovers in their trademark home shirt.)
Of Fowler’s 28 Premier League goals this season, few will remember it fondly It runs strong and slides great Scored against Liverpool’s rivals, Manchester United.
Unfortunately, the campaign itself wasn’t particularly glorious for Liverpool. Roy Evans’ side finished a distant third in the Premier League title chase behind United, who also beat green-and-white opponents in the FA Cup Final. And early exits in both the League Cup and the UEFA Cup offered little sparkle on the pitch.
However, the away shirt worn during that campaign has stood the test of time, and the 2023-24 season will see Liverpool and manufacturers Nike revamp the most iconic design.
The new jersey featured a similar checkered design, although the lines were not as clearly defined as the original. Instead, large patches of three different colors are layered in a glossy digital graphic against a fresh white background with simple black trim tying everything together.
launch video It features stars from the men’s and women’s teams fiddling with various bits of tech and fashion from the ’90s, with cameos from men’s coach Jurgen Klopp and even Fowler himself.
The new Away shirt will be paired with black shorts and white socks, which feature complimentary black and green details.
The men’s team will wear it for the first time when they face Leicester City in Singapore as part of their pre-season schedule.