The Newcastle fans in the Transfer Tavern have been reacting to their rumoured away kit for next season from Footy Headlines. It’s fair to say this is a strip for the ages as Newcastle fans have been flocking to gawk at it and are all awaiting its release. The design is inspired by the club’s 1995/96 away kit with dark blue and red hoops.
— CompleteNUFC (@CompleteNUFC) April 27, 2018
If the Magpies can recreate their legendary 1995/96 season in the kit inspired by it then there’ll be no complaints from our local Toon. Kevin Keegan’s side came second in the Premier League that season, being pipped to the post by Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United. Although it’s unlikely that Newcastle could achieve a 2nd place finish in the Premier League’s current climate, it won’t stop the fans from dreaming.
This time of year sees fans of all clubs getting excited and preparing for their eventually new kits for the following season, although Newcastle United still four remaining games as they target an 8th place finish to the current campaign. The club saw a four-game winning run brought to an end on Monday night by Everton at Goodison Park, but the club are set for a top-half finish after their incredible at this late stage of the season.
You can read our local Geordies’ reactions to their rumoured new kit:
I’m sure someone is just making these up in their bedroom…
— Burnsie NUFC (@BenArfaChance) 27 April 2018
This better be true, hopefully with the cream shorts! Still have my ginola one and still looks class to this day!
— NUFC4EVA (@RafasTheMan) April 27, 2018
That will fly out the shops if true
— Graeme Cross (@GraemeCross1) April 27, 2018
— Andrew Wells (@wellzy1995) April 27, 2018
— Alan (@alanball84) 27 April 2018
That’s absolutely class
— James (@james1508) April 27, 2018
Take my money
— Jack Fada (@FadaUnreal) 27 April 2018
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Hope this is the new away kit! Here’s my money!
— Paul (@TheToonReview) 27 April 2018