Arsenal Away Kit Concept

At this point I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m an Arsenal fan…

Three things are certain in life; death, taxes, and me taking personal offence when an Arsenal away kit isn’t yellow with blue accents.

There’s no finer sight than Aaron Ramsey in the 2013/14 Arsenal away shirt…

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I miss both him and the shirt. I love the bruised banana kit Arsenal are currently underperforming in but for obvious reasons, that can’t stick around.

With that, I thought I’d take inspiration from both the 13/14 kit and the 1971 away kit, worn by Charlie George when he scored the winning goal against Liverpool to win the FA Cup.

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The badge on the latter shirt was simply a blue cannon, which I decided to use for the pattern on my away shirt.

Too many blue cannons would be obtrusive though, so I teamed them with mostly yellow cannons and at that point it seemed rude not to include a couple of red ones.

Here’s what I came up with…


I mentioned in one of my other posts that I’m not a huge fan of kits with collars, but I have to say that I think this one works.

Here’s a closeup of the pattern…


The pattern doesn’t extend to the sleeves and only features coloured cannons fairly sparingly.

I considered a more muted yellow shirt at first, without the blue collar which you can see below, but eventually decided upon the one you’ve just seen.


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