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Football Shirts > Liverpool Third Shirt 2011-2012 - adidas Football Shirt

Unveiling a very different football shirt for Liverpool Football Club, perhaps representative of the radical changes the club is undergoing! Here's the brand new white/cyan blue/black Liverpool Third shirt 2011/12 from adidas football.

The new Liverpool FC third football kit takes its design inspiration from the classic tracksuit tops worn by the infamous LFC teams of the mid 1980’s, incorporating the diagonal stripe across the front of the shirt. And a closer look at the shirt reveals further subtle design features including a diagonal, tonal emboss running through the fabric.

Drawing from history and tradition, the new Liverpool third kit 11/12 showcases a stylish modern twist. The inclusion of cyan blue in the shirt design dates back to Liverpool’s first home kit worn almost 120 years ago which incorporated alternate white and blue halves – it wasn’t until Bill Shankly became manager that the home kit became completely red, in 1964.

The cyan blue is used throughout the 2011-12 Liverpool football jersey and incorporated into the design through the iconic adidas three stripes across the shoulders and the shirt sponsor. The shirts main design features diagonal stripes in black and cyan blue over the right shoulder and continuing around the trim of the sleeve to create a modern, stylish look whilst giving a nostalgic nod to the club’s illustrious past.

As with all modern elite football gear, the new Liverpool 3rd kit is more than just a jersey it's a piece of performance equipment engineered to assist the players. On the field, the players’ kits will incorporate adidas’ cutting edge TechFit™ technology, to help improve speed, increase endurance capabilities and enhance awareness. This works by stabilizing and focusing the muscles’ energy to generate explosive acceleration and deliver maximum power output.

The shirts also feature adidas ClimaCool™ technology, a mixture of heat and moisture controlling materials, ventilation channels and 3D fabrics which improve air flow to the skin in the key heat zones.

The all new 2011/12 Liverpool Third Shirt is certainly a bold step away from the norm. To be one of the first fans to stun your mates and wear the new Liverpool third jersey, you can pre-order from today, ahead of an expected release on 14th July. 

Now you've seen the all new 2011-12 Liverpool adidas Third Shirt, share your thoughts with the SoccerBible community online, on Twitter and on Facebook. 



Homishak said:


June 16, 2011 12:07 AM

KevinMtz said:

These jerseys are sick!!

June 16, 2011 12:08 AM

iAmDavidVilla said:


June 16, 2011 12:09 AM

KevinMtz said:

These jersey r sick!!!

June 16, 2011 12:09 AM

DM3 said:

dont really like em, totally not liverpool, but i have a feeling they will look pretty fresh on the pitch

June 16, 2011 12:10 AM

SindreV said:

Hurts to say this, but this is actually awesome!

June 16, 2011 12:24 AM

Red Devils 4ever said:

As much as I despise Liverpool I must admit this looks pretty sweet

June 16, 2011 12:29 AM

shsportskid19 said:

liverpool blue? seems a bit like everton

June 16, 2011 12:33 AM

jairo said:

This kit will be great with blue preds

June 16, 2011 12:34 AM

football king said:

Why blue?

June 16, 2011 12:35 AM

nacho_masche said:

i cannot find liverpool in that kit.

no red?

*** you adidas.

June 16, 2011 1:05 AM

academyboy1 said:


June 16, 2011 1:22 AM

bayern_n_boots31 said:

  Nice! I can see Gerrard wearing this with the black/blue/yellow pred adipowers

June 16, 2011 1:37 AM

Madridmanfan792 said:

Looks a lot like a training top to me. Not horrible. I'm not a Liverpool fan at all but where is the red? I hate when they make a jersey and the clubs colors are not incorporated in the jersey at all. It's just stupid and with Liverpool having blue in it, it would be like having blue in a mach ester united jersey... Or red in a Madrid jersey...

June 16, 2011 2:01 AM

andresdiaz11 said:

this is just ***** WRONG. Blue, wtf? we are the REDS, THE MIGHTY REDS

June 16, 2011 2:17 AM

OnlyFootball said:

Mdridmanfan792: I had the same thought when I saw the kit. The twin-stripe coming up from the right armpit looks like a random design element that would be part of a training top. The colors are nice though.

June 16, 2011 2:33 AM

tott-n-hamspurs said:

I like it....... alot.

June 16, 2011 2:49 AM

jazzovani said:

luckily, i am not the livverpool fans,so this ugly kit i will not need to put it on!!hooray!!

June 16, 2011 3:42 AM

horta said:

nice jersey good combo with white and blue.

June 16, 2011 4:48 AM

SaintEven92 said:

Those sleeves look oddly long

June 16, 2011 4:56 AM

laurentdechiba said:

Looks really fresh indeed

June 16, 2011 5:10 AM

Heejun2232 said:

This shirt goes PERFECTLY with the NEW AdiPower Predators that I HAVE!

June 16, 2011 5:18 AM

tjhogan said:

im a united fan.. but this is sickk

June 16, 2011 5:25 AM

Ned Ved said:

Looks like what the short order cooks wear at my company cafeteria - I'm tempted to order cheeseburger with fries upon seeing this kit...

June 16, 2011 6:19 AM

willy_sch said:

Don't like the blue and black stripe in the middle.

June 16, 2011 6:33 AM

Krisztian Nemeth said:

for everyone saying blue is so anti Liverpool, when we were founded our home kits were blue FFS, get a grip ppl

June 16, 2011 6:53 AM

Ned Ved said:

It's a third jersey after all, how often will we see the kit being worn?

Then again, in this day and age of ├╝ber PC and equal opportunity for all, the kit is catered towards color blind Liverpool fans -- to them, blue is red!

June 16, 2011 6:55 AM

neckovski10 said:

 it looks like a man city kit with a liverpool crest  :P

June 16, 2011 7:20 AM

Gunners_Llamas_Chamakh said:


June 16, 2011 7:26 AM

Rihsanah30102 said:

WOWWWW!!! xD so coooool!! i love it!

June 16, 2011 7:30 AM

Steven4vapor said:

Don't get me wrong, that's a sick jersey, but since whe are Liverpool blue?

June 16, 2011 8:01 AM

simplyfootball said:


June 16, 2011 8:42 AM

Gunners FC said:

This is actually really nice AS A JERSEY, as a LIVERPOOL JERSEY i'm not sure.

June 16, 2011 9:19 AM

perttuuu said:


June 16, 2011 9:25 AM

ldot said:

This jersey will really go with those new white/blue tiempo cleats

June 16, 2011 9:28 AM

obinnaworld said:

hey fellas, need to remind y'all that this's their 3rd jersey. Color issues shouldn't come in. Ok?!

The prototype pic has a normal sleeve but the one Gerard's wearing has longer sleeves.

In my opinion, this jersey's a great one though it looks Argentina-ish.

June 16, 2011 9:50 AM

9ranty said:

Kinda strange.

June 16, 2011 9:59 AM

mali95 said:

Its suave and smart bt it sure does nt fit Stevie G.He looks better in th black/gold/red kit. :D

June 16, 2011 10:04 AM

obinnaworld said:

Just take out the badge and sponsor and rename it Argentina National team jersey.

June 16, 2011 10:12 AM

Choop1990 said:

very nice

June 16, 2011 11:06 AM

10unknown96 said:

man, this is just a third kit! they're going to wear it in about 20-25% of the season's games. it's not as if this colour combination is goung to take over!

the jersey does need some getting used to though.

June 16, 2011 11:39 AM

Gussi_05 said:

Im confused, aren't their tops ment to be warrior?

June 16, 2011 11:50 AM

Kurve said:

Not very 'Liverpool'. Looks like an old Diadora Preston North End Kit.

June 16, 2011 12:03 PM

Tangerine4Life said:

I think it looks pretty nice and I'm not a Liverpool fan. As for all the comments about why Blue, read the info - Liverpool played in these colours first BEFORE they changed to red in 1964, so what's the problem? It's traditional styling for the club

June 16, 2011 12:31 PM

Getsuga04 said:

another team i prefer...

June 16, 2011 1:45 PM

tomkilbride said:

nice shirt reminds me of a marsellie shirt

June 16, 2011 1:47 PM

aromano124 said:


June 16, 2011 1:54 PM

Jordancfc16 said:

Stop complaining about the colour, how many times will Liverpool actually wear this shirt? I'd say 2 times maximum as they aren't in Europe. Third shirts are pointless and are only there so Adidas, Nike etc make more money.

June 16, 2011 2:11 PM

YBJ_92112 said:

its their alternate kit ffs how often will they wear it?... it could be purple if they wanted... honestly i quite like it

June 16, 2011 2:14 PM

Mr. Arsenal said:

What is the problem everyone have by the blue colour ? It is not the same blue colour as everton use! It's a third shirt, so why do they need to have red in it ? and Madridmanfan792, Man Utd had blue in their third shirt for a few years ago? 2008 if i remember

June 16, 2011 2:46 PM

Ulfinator said:

wow impressiv

June 16, 2011 3:05 PM

marioIND said:

quite cool, but, don't look like liverpool

June 16, 2011 3:19 PM

I Messi I said:

Very nice kit love the design and the colours I would buy it without the Liverpool badge and besides they are only going to play in it once maybe not many teams wear red and black for there home kit and they won't wear it in Europe as they don't have it! And Liverpool fans I get you about the blue, but it's not Evertons colour and it's a nice kit I bet if they changed that blue colour to red you would be going mental over how nice it is... Come on it's a money making kit who cares!!

June 16, 2011 3:33 PM

010Rotterdam said:

waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaauw! nice!!

June 16, 2011 4:00 PM


Pretty much all the new kits from liverpool in the last 3 years or so have been SO NICE. good work, keep it up. :)

June 16, 2011 4:19 PM

diegobarca10 said:


June 16, 2011 4:44 PM

speedmaniac11 said:

Fresh... Got to add that to my collection

June 16, 2011 5:18 PM

MattMooney said:

nice cant remember the last time liverpool used blue accents on their jersey

June 16, 2011 7:43 PM

DdIiNnHhOo said:


June 16, 2011 8:51 PM

Madridmanfan792 said:

@mr. Arsenal yes your correct we did have a blue European kit. But it was also the exact color as the previous European jersey we had years before. And we also play in Europe, Liverpool don't. But Idk know liverpool's history so I didn't know they had worn blue before but did they really have this color blue?

June 16, 2011 9:04 PM

tsl121 said:

I just don't know why liverpool needs a third shirt.  They're not playing in europe.  This would be like Grimsby town having a third shirt.

June 16, 2011 9:08 PM

barc4b0y said:

well i really dont know why they used blue on liverpool i mean i dont know if they used it ninety years before or something but to me it dont look good on liverpool because we are not used to see liverpool on it. but wht ever if fans like it so be it.

June 16, 2011 9:37 PM

barc4b0y said:

the shirt looks really good no doubt, but this look more likely on chelsea or similar. i think it would have looked superb on maroon instead of blue for liverpool.

June 16, 2011 9:41 PM

barc4b0y said:

the shirt looks really good no doubt, but this look more likely on chelsea or similar. i think it would have looked superb on maroon instead of blue for liverpool.

June 16, 2011 9:42 PM

pcm19 said:

even as a united fan, this is really nice. dont like how teams like chelsea and liverpool change the colors of their badges for their kits. maybe  its an adidas thing. also the black stripe should connect with the collar more.

June 16, 2011 10:25 PM

gustavo.m.andrade said:

how old does he look?

June 17, 2011 12:19 AM

AAsbridge12 said:

Nice kit, not Liverpool however

June 17, 2011 1:11 AM

Pantofola123 said:

Kevin, can you stop saying this jersey is sick? Whats the point of saying "these shoes are sick!!" seriously, super irritating.

June 17, 2011 4:08 AM

jdown132 said:

despite me being a united fan this top is awesome, but doesnt really suit liverpool

June 17, 2011 7:35 AM

chocolategremlin said:

I love how you people explode when a sexy third jersey like this comes around. I mean really it's a THIRD jersey. Goddamn, what about Barca's away kits for the past oh, 5 seasons? Get a grip people

June 17, 2011 10:35 AM

Moomin said:

Nice but not liverpool

June 17, 2011 2:11 PM

quato10 said:


June 17, 2011 5:34 PM

deron said:

In 1897 when everton left Anfield in many years of discussion, everton did not bring their jersies until Liverpool got their own colour (red) and own jersies they used them, u know KK is an old fashion guy !! <3

June 17, 2011 10:28 PM

Originals91 said:

As much as it looks like A training top it's a ******* nice

Top,I mean any team and 'fan' would wear that it's fresh as


June 18, 2011 12:43 AM

Rangerz-97 said:

holy s*** this is f****** SEXY!!!

June 18, 2011 2:19 AM

Red Devils 4 Life said:

haha since when does liverpool wear blue? way to lean towards the everton way

June 18, 2011 8:00 AM

cescFABOLOUS said:

best kit

June 18, 2011 8:44 AM

cescFABOLOUS said:

best kit

June 18, 2011 8:45 AM

donshankzy1510 said:

kl kool

June 18, 2011 6:01 PM

MarioVector said:

Beautiful Jersey. The Best.

June 18, 2011 7:30 PM

MarioVector said:

Beautiful Jersey. The Best.

June 18, 2011 7:32 PM

beats197 said:

pretty good...also nice.

June 19, 2011 8:32 AM

muqtadir626 said:

cheap looking

June 19, 2011 9:32 AM

ronaldo7rm said:


June 19, 2011 1:35 PM

malone89 said:

hazard will look cool in it

June 19, 2011 5:11 PM

gavyoneill said:

nice kit crap team

June 20, 2011 7:40 PM

romanl4 said:

looks more like a training jersey but im liking it anyway

June 23, 2011 5:17 PM

kevin t said:

best new kit out so fair unreal

June 28, 2011 3:52 PM

Gussi_05 said:

Nice Everton kit..... oh that must be Liverpool, it has their badge, or did they get it mixed up? Nice tho

July 12, 2011 8:30 AM

ER7 said:


July 15, 2011 5:18 AM

Kratos said:


July 19, 2011 11:26 PM

010Rotterdam said:


July 22, 2011 6:19 PM
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