Liverpool F C Away players kits 1987 - 1988      
         
 
A 1.0 A 1.1



    1987-88 Away players shirt


  Manufacturer: Adidas

  Club sponsor: Crown Paints

  Years worn: 1987-88

  In this away shirt (with white Crown Paints logo) Liverpool first played in

  In this away shirt (with red Crown Paints logo) Liverpool first played in away Division One match versus Manchester United, 1-1, 15.11.1987, at Old Trafford.

  In left  -  1987-88 Away player shirt short sleeve № 13 (white Crown Paints logo, fully signed)  -  image with site The Liverpool Shirts Museum www.liverpoolkits.com

  In left  -  1987-88 Away player shirt long sleeve № 2 (red Crown Paints logo, for staff)  -  image with site The Liverpool Shirts Museum www.liverpoolkits.com

  Replica shirt short sleeve price: J17,99

  In a season 1987-88 the design away shirt has changed. Liverpool used away shirt one season, 1987-88.

  A 1.0 - Away shirt (white Crown Paints logo) with away shorts & away socks.
  A 1.0 - Away shirt (red Crown Paints logo) with away shorts & away socks.

  * * - Unknown me now which kits used in this matches, but I assume used away or third shirt.

  Apart from the new away kit for the 1987-88 season changing colour from yellow to silver grey it really only showed only a few subtle changes from the previous season. The Adidas stripes on the shirt now extended all the way down the sleeve and the collar was changed to a curious wrap-over design seen for the first time on Liverpool shirts, Although the away shirt is a plain grey colour there is a very faint stripe that runs through the shirt in almost the same colour, Within the stripes of the shirt the Liver bird and the Adidas badge are repeated and can only be seen on close inspection.

  The major change on this shirt being the badge design that was also changed, with the Liver bird now placed in a new shield design with the words Liverpool Football Club written below, This is the same badge that would be used for a number of years after this shirt, The badges stayed an embossed material with the players shirts badges being stitched, This embossed material was extremely prone to fading and colour change after washing the shirt, With this shirt and other liverpool shirt its very common to see a rather unsightly pink stain to the embossed badges.

  Although by now we thought that Crown Paints had finally decided on the best way to display their logo on the front of the shirt as the logo was not seen again on only the one line as had been the case on previous shirts, But Crown Paints obviously decided that the "White" coloured logo could still be difficult to see on TV and whilst the matches are being played, (although this seems obvious) So after an initial period the shirt changed once more, This time the sponsors logo was changed to a more visible red colour, This shirt can be seen on this website also.


  This was last year deal with firm Crown Paints (1982-88), with next season Liverpool will played in shirt with Candy logo (1988-92).

 

  Left image, white Crown Paints logo (player shirt), right image, red Crown Paints logo (replica shirt).

  In 1988 the agreement with U.K. firm Crown Paints has ended six-year and Liverpool has signed three-year the agreement with Italy firm Candy. The agreement with Candy will end in a season 1991-92.

A 1.0
15.08.1987   away   Arsenal   Division One
05.09.1987   away   West Ham United   Division One
A 1.1
15.11.1987   away   Manchester United   Division One
12.12.1987   away   Southampton   Division One
09.01.1988   away   Stoke City   FA Cup
23.01.1988   away   Charlton Athletic   Division One
13.02.1988   away   Watford   Division One
02.04.1988   away   Nottingham Forest   Division One
* *
01.08.1987   away   Vejle B K   Friendly
23.08.1987   away   Atletico Madrid   Friendly

                                                        

  Left to right: 1st image, embroidered club emblem. 2nd image, player number use on Liverpool shirt for matches in different tournament.

  ATTENTION: Genuine match worn shirts from this year feature an embroidered Adidas badge (with two registered ® trademarks) and an embroidered Liverbird. Unlike the previous seasons, there was only one type of sponsorship logo; a double-lined version as shown above. Once again, no long sleeve replicas were ever released by Adidas. I not to see replica shirts with long sleeve in season 1987-88.
  If you cannot distinguish a player shirt from a replica or a semifinished item, consult to Michael Yip (www.liverpoolkits.com).

  Difference between a player shirt and a replica shirt, and as other features of a player shirt   to look here

Away replica shirt (white CROWN PAINTS logo) Away replica shirt (red CROWN PAINTS logo) Away replica kits box set
Away shorts Away socks
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