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Macron 2019-20 home and away kits

Macron 2019-20 home and away kits  

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  1. 1. The new kits - which do you prefer?

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3 hours ago, weeyin said:

Didn't Raymond Blair help dismantle Dumbarton in a 4 - 0 Cup win at Fir Park one January night in the 80s? We were the form team in the First Division and Dumbarton were SPL strugglers.

I remember we were playing against a howling wind in the first half and thought if we kept the score respectable we could take them in the second half. We went in 1 - 0 up at half time and ran them ragged in the second half.

1984/85, year McAllister scored against Celtic in the semis. Wasn't at the Dumbarton game, but I mind their manager raging about how they should be beating teams like Motherwell after the game. So sad they got relegated.

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6 hours ago, underboyleheating said:

Our original ‘Tailored by Umbro’ late 50s/early 60s ‘floodlight kit’ had the claret section on top of the amber, it also had  hooped sleeves. Hooped sleeves are a feature that I would have liked to have seen added to the recently released shirt.  In my opinion it would have made the shirt more unique to us and a proper homage to the legendary Ancell babes. 

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A classic. Thanks for the memories.

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On 7/27/2019 at 11:21 AM, ECOSSE1991 said:

Is it not a band rather than a hoop?

Both our kits this season have a front band only. Although, worth remembering that from 1928 to 1969 we always wore a proper unbroken hoop.  A hoop is generally regarded as being more of an integral part of a shirt design (Boca Juniors, Stuttgart, Celtic all teams who usually insist on a proper full hoop no matter who manufactures the kit). On modern day kits a band is sometimes regarded as being nothing more than an advertising feature to frame the sponsors logo. Thankfully this season the band on our top is just a band and will not be used for any advertising.

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That Claret training top is cool, got a bit of a snake skin look to it.

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I'm looking to place an online order (still not decided whether to go for home or away).

Any advice on sizing compared to previous Macron shirts?

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15 hours ago, Stu said:

I'm looking to place an online order (still not decided whether to go for home or away).

Any advice on sizing compared to previous Macron shirts?

I find the Macron stuff tiny. I got last season's home and away shirts. Usually an XL but had to to get 3XL in these!

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On 7/27/2019 at 2:07 PM, weeyin said:

Didn't Raymond Blair help dismantle Dumbarton in a 4 - 0 Cup win at Fir Park one January night in the 80s? We were the form team in the First Division and Dumbarton were SPL strugglers.

I remember we were playing against a howling wind in the first half and thought if we kept the score respectable we could take them in the second half. We went in 1 - 0 up at half time and ran them ragged in the second half.

 

Mind that game as I bought my first Well scarf afore the game and it lasted easily into the 2000’s when someone in the family mistakenly washed it for the first time,  ah wiz raging as it had carefully collected Irn Bru and then later lager stains on it.

We were winning the First Division at the time and Dumbarton were in the process of being relegated. I’m sure it was a midweek game so must have been called off 

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23 hours ago, Stu said:

I'm looking to place an online order (still not decided whether to go for home or away).

Any advice on sizing compared to previous Macron shirts?

They are certainly getting smaller. I went from a medium to a large for last years away top and even that is on the neat side and this years home is just as neat, Stephen purchased the home shirt on Saturday. 

I would say if you are between a medium and large in general certainly go large.

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32 minutes ago, Yorkyred said:

They are certainly getting smaller. I went from a medium to a large for last years away top

Aye, it’s definitely the tops that are getting smaller

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9 hours ago, ohwulliewullie said:

Aye, it’s definitely the tops that are getting smaller

 

9 hours ago, ohwulliewullie said:

Aye, it’s definitely the tops that are getting smaller

I know, that’s always the first thought but I don’t even own a car, cycle everywhere including to work and back and hardly have an inch of fat on me. The large is close to the medium tops I have from three seasons ago.

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On 7/29/2019 at 4:34 PM, Yorkyred said:

in general certainly go large.

Sound advice for football shirts and for life.

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