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#1 scott

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 12:30 PM

Home shirt in today's times and star

#2 Keith T

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 12:34 PM

Home shirt in today's times and star


It looks good with the blue "V" back again.

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#3 scott

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 12:37 PM

I can't wait to get it

#4 The Voodooguru

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 12:38 PM

Yeah happy with that, back to the old v design is looking good. Good memories of games in the old blue v shirts...........
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#5 DavidM

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 01:12 PM

Well it's half way there for me . I never know why you always need a ' modern ' twist on a traditional design . A traditional design is good enough if it's a classic . I don't think any extra swirls and trim are needed - if that's the modern bit . White top , big blue v ... Clear , bold and 100% Town is all that's needed . We could have gone retro and payed homage to the Cup winning team of the 70s!!

Edited by DavidM, 01 November 2013 - 01:25 PM.


#6 GeordieTownie

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 01:27 PM

I think its great. Plain is boring and old fashioned but at least this still retains tradition.

#7 DavidM

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 01:44 PM

Yeh it's just an area of discussion and preference for all sports fans at new strip time , but the wider point is that it's an excellent step in the right direction for us , no doubt .

Edited by DavidM, 01 November 2013 - 01:45 PM.


#8 wonky

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 01:58 PM

Best top in a very long time. Cant find any faults with it.
the futures bright,the futures blue and white

#9 town4me

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:12 PM

Full strip or just the top in T&S?? blue and white hooped socks by any chance?

#10 DavidM

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:20 PM

Not sure . I love the heritage strips teams wear .

#11 wonky

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:23 PM

But the heritage shirts wont sell as well to the younger age groups.
the futures bright,the futures blue and white

#12 DavidM

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:28 PM

Yeh just a personal view but I understand the marketing aspect . No doubt this will look extremely good when we see it filled up by prime Town beef !! Wonder if they'll change away strips ?

Edited by DavidM, 01 November 2013 - 02:29 PM.


#13 wonky

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:36 PM

Yeah I think they change both kits annually. Probably because sponsors change every season.
the futures bright,the futures blue and white

#14 town blue

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 05:10 PM

The shirt that has most memories for me was the siimple white shirt and blue band of the sixties. Has this shirt been replicated?

#15 GeordieTownie

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 06:06 PM

Not since the 2013 shirt.....

#16 DavidM

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 06:10 PM

There was one around 1990 like that town blue , I bought it and had it for years . May have been romar sponsored ?

#17 havenhater

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:53 AM

Be a good idea to do the shirt and season ticket at about £150 for first 100 people
£160 200 to 300 people
£180 up to £200 the rest get people interested