Football Shirt News - Manchester City Home Shirt 09/10 Umbro - 14/07/09


      Carlos Tevez unveiled the new Umbro Manchester City Home shirt 09/10 at Eastlands yesterday. Tevez was seen holding the new heritage inspired shirt, as he was presented to the media following his £25million transfer.
Tevez is pictured holding the new Manchester City home shirt, inspired by the club s heritage and iconic sky blue colour. This new football kit benefits from Umbro s football tailoring process as seen with the re-designed England kit.
      The new home shirt combines design elements from the past with new technology, refined detailing and a tailored aesthetic. Umbro boast that each seam on the crew-neck shirt has been carefully considered and selected for a specific function - whilst the club crest has been extensively re-mastered in a similar veign to the national side, aimed at bringing a new level of detail to the club s identity.
      Garry Cook, CEO of Manchester City, said: We consulted our supporters throughout the design process for the new kit and have been delighted with the enthusiastic response they have given to a few sneak previews. City's history and heritage has been coupled with cutting-edge technology to create something that every Blues fan would be proud to wear."
      The new Umbro Manchester City 2009-10 home kit is currently available for pre-order, and will go on sale from July 18th. The same day Manchester City will debut the strip against the Orlando Pirates in the first of their pre-season games in South Africa, where City fans will be looking forward to seeing new signings Gareth Barry, Roque Santa Cruz and Carlos Tevez.
      Fans who pre-order the new Umbro home shirt today have the opportunity to request a pair of free tickets to 'Live from City', a gig featuring some of Manchester's biggest music acts past, present and future. It takes place on Friday 17th July direct from the City of Manchester Stadium and includes a line up of Doves, Kid British and Mike Pickering.