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1970-71 FA Cup Final Home goalkeeper shirt long sleeve № 1 Ray
Clemence - not now good image
1970-71 FA Cup Final Home player
tracksuit top - not now good image
Second home goalkeepers shirt
Years worn: 1971
In this design second home goalkeeper shirt Liverpool in played in neutral FA Cup
Final match versus Arsenal, 1-2 a.e.t., 08.05.1971, at Wembley.
Why on my site you can read "Second home
goalkeeper shirt", only for classification of the kits. on my site.
Surprisingly, but on a goalkeeper shirt for the FA Cup Final, for the first time in
history of Liverpool shirts the made factory Umbro, has appeared trade mark Umbro that was
not on shirts of field players. In what the reason of such difference, is unknown.
Was used a special one-off match embroidery in capital
letters "CUP FINAL 1971" on the chest of the shirt (left image with player
shirt). Right image with commemorative shirt.
Embroidered Umbro logo (black-white-red) on FA Cup Final home
goalkeeper shirt and on second (not can other named) home shorts.
|| Black Umbro stamp on shirt.
On shirt also have black stamp text and Umbro logo, which are on a shirt in a
bottom, on the right. This stamp was and in away shirt, black color or yellow stamp on
home shrt from other seasons.
|| 1971 FA Cup Final Home commemorative shir
In left side page you also ca to see 1971 FA Cup Final home commemorative shirt
long sleeve. How you know Liverpool FC not made any replicas shirts prior to season
1978-1979. This also not retro shirt made now. If to see on Unbro label, this
commemorative shirt made maybe in 1923 or 1973 years., for heads of Liverpool FC club or
presentation. May be why know some more about this Cup Final replica shirt, please contact us.
Liverpool v Arsenal 1971 FA Cup Kits
Ever wondered why in years gone by you often found two clubs battling it out in an
FA Cup semi final or final both in their away kits? (e.g. QPR v Spurs in 1982) Well, maybe
its only me then, but it did happen quite frequently in the 60s, 70s and 80s.
I found this snippet in a 1971 Birmingham City programme that casts some light on
the subject. It refers to the 1971 FA Cup final between Arsenal and Liverpool (the match
in which Charlie George helped the Gunners to a memorable double):
“Liverpool will play in their normal all-red strip at Wembley. That was the
surprise decision of the FA after a turnabout on their own rules. FA secretary Denis
Follows held a private toss of a coin with one of his assistants after deciding to waive
the rule which states:
- Where the colours of the two competing clubs are similar, both clubs must change
unless alternative arrangements are mutually agreed by the competing clubs. -
Liverpool were tails and won the toss. As a result they will play in their normal
red colours and Arsenal must change to their reserve strip of yellow and blue.”
So there you have it – the rule in those days was that if their was a clash both
clubs must change strips!
By John Devlin
© Copyright of site www.truecoloursfootballkits.com
Rule where the colours of the two competing clubs are
similar, both clubs must change unless alternative arrangements are mutually agreed by the
competing clubs. For Liverpool and other team was used in matches:
Liverpool-Arsenal, FA Cup Final, 29.04.1950.
Liverpool-Manchester United FA Cup Semi-Final, 31.03.1979.
Liverpool-Manchester United FA Cup Semi-Final Replay, 04.04.1979.
Only in season 1979-80, Liverpool played three FA Cup Semi-Final matches versus
Arsenal, teams by turns used the home and away kits.
This rule in other matches FA Cup Final or Semi-Final, work,
as and not work, how in match FA Cup Final Liverpool-Arsenal, 08.05.1971.
Bill Shankly's 1971 FA Cup final tracksuit top. (image
with site Pinterest www.pinterest.co.uk)