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10-03-2012, 04:48 AM
Stray Wasp
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Originally Posted by NyQuil View Post
It is interesting that fans are often wearing the latest kit in the stands.

In the NHL, there's a certain amount of cachet in having older jerseys.

Often the changes in football kit can be fairly incremental so I generally don't buy a new one unless the sponsor changes or there's a different look entirely.
There's a north-eastern company that has sold old time football shirts since 1990. They've become rather well-established internationally and other firms have subsequently jumped on the bandwagon. The noughties was a boom time for sales in the UK. A fair few people prefer to buy older designs than the contemporary designs, especially given the tendency to annual kit changes in recent times.

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