Why did so many Swiss football shirts rip? I hope Puma don’t produce condoms

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No goals, but four ripped kits and one access ball. The curtailment of activity in France and Switzerland’s addled 0-0 draw in Lille on Sunday night prompted added absorption on amiss equipment, with Swiss kits disturbing easier than cardboard and the accompaniment Xherdan Shaqiri cogent Blick: “I achievement Puma does not aftermath condoms.”

Granit Xhaka, the new Arsenal midfielder, had to change his cheap football shirts alert during the Group A game, while Admir Mehmedi and the striker Breel Embolo aswell appropriate replacements afterward tugs that did not arise abnormally vicious.

“We accept had a few problems with the football shirts,” Embolo said. “The kit administrator is not absolutely accessible yet, but we are.”

Yann Sommer the goalkeeper added: “It can happen. It agency it was a action on pitch.”

A Puma agent told the Guardian: “Five Puma teams accept played 10 amateur in this clash after such problems. Our artefact humans are currently investigating the shirt material. We will accommodate a added amend if we accept one.”

In a after statement, the manufacturers added: “There was one accumulation of actual area yarns had been damaged during the assembly process, arch to a abrasion in the final garment. This can happen, if the aggregate of heat, burden and time is not appropriately controlled in the accomplishment process. The bound applicable ACTV football shirtss are fabricated of an elastane and polyester actual mix. The abnormal actual was acclimated in alone a bound amount of Swiss home football shirtss.”

Adidas were aswell larboard ashamed if one of their Beau Jeu footballs access if Antoine Griezmann was challenged by Valon Behrami. One of Griezmann’s studs appeared to put a aperture in the ball. The assurance retail at £105.

In a statement, Adidas said: “We are searching into what happened. Incidents of this attributes are acutely rare. The acumen for the breach has not yet been articular but Beau Jeu has been broadly accepted by admired experts for its addition to the agitative alpha to the tournament.”

A point was abundant for both teams to advance to the endure 16. Switzerland will play the second-placed finisher in Group C in Saint-Étienne on Saturday afternoon, while the hosts will accommodated a third-placed finisher in Lyon on Sunday.

New football kits 2016/17: Barcelona Football Shirts, AC Milan Shirts and JUVENTUS football shirts

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It’s one of the highlights of the summer for football admirers – poring over the new season’s kits.

A host of Premier League abandon accept apparent their latest offerings and some big hitters above Europe accept followed suit.

From tweaks to old favourites to added abolitionist changes, here’s what the brand of Thiago Silva, Marco Reus and Thomas Muller will be cutting next term.

BARCELONA football shirts

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For the 2016/17 season, Barcelona will be cutting a new Nike kit that appearance the club’s archetypal ample vertical red and dejected stripes.

The club say: “Thinner tonal stripes abate abreast the hem in a appearance that honours the archetypal beat by the aggregation in the 1991/92 season, if the club won its first-ever European Cup at Wembley.”

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“Un Crit'” and “Valent,” which calm beggarly “Our Cry is Bold” in Catalan, beautify the appropriate and larboard cuffs, fatigued from the club’s official fan canticle “Cant del Barca”.

BAYERN MUNICH football shirts

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Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are set to bare their new home jersey for the 2016/2017 division at their Bundesliga bout adjoin Hannover 96 at the Allianz Arena on May 14.

The new kit appearance the acceptable club colours of red and white but, for the aboriginal time, architect adidas has placed its acclaimed three stripes on the ancillary of the jersey instead of the sleeves.

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Bayern’s adage “Mia san mia” is printed on the collar.

As able-bodied as the red jersey, Munch’s players will abrasion white shorts and red-and-white socks.

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN football shirts

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Paris Saint-Germain will abrasion a new Nike Vapor home kit with Aeroswift technology next season.

The shirt’s physique boasts acceptable PSG dejected with a avant-garde V-neck collar, while its signature centermost band is broader and formed by a accumulating of red pinstripes belted on either ancillary by a white stripe.

“Paris” is knitted into the aback collar, which aswell appearance an aboriginal alloyed signature stripe.

“Grandeur” and “Passion”, two of the club’s amount values, beautify the central cuffs and are aswell represented by the home palette: dejected for amplitude and red for passion.

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The abandon of the kit affection a dejected band detail that runs the breadth of the shirt and down the analogous dejected shorts and the new home socks are dejected with a characteristic red beeline clear on the calf.

“This new Paris Saint-Germain home kit looks avant-garde yet respects the history and ability of our club. The aboriginal time I approved the new kit on I acquainted confident, appreciative and accessible to play,” said midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

JUVENTUS football shirts

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Paul Pogba and Alvaro Morata accept both been affiliated with moves abroad from Juventus this summer, but actuality they are modelling next season’s kit. Does that beggarly anything?

Probably not. However, the Serie A champions accept fabricated changes with their home band for next season.

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The additional kit advised by adidas appearance added stripes with a attenuate white band active down the average of them. Apparently the new architecture ‘interprets the spirit of Juventus in a added avant-garde way, while actual loyal to the club’s traditions’.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND football shirts

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Puma has appear Borussia Dortmund’s home kit for the 2016/17 season, aggressive by the adage “Pure Emotion”.

In acceptable yellow, the shirt has a fashionable attending through its activating atramentous block band architecture and the avant-garde round-neck collar completes the look.

Additional data cover the abstract club emblem, the PUMA Cat logo, as able-bodied as the jersey sponsor displayed on the front. The “DORTMUND” book is emblazoned on the rear.

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“I anticipate what PUMA has developed is actually fantastic, I am a big fan of the architecture with the stripes,” said advanced Marco Reus.

“I accept aswell talked to some of the boys from the aggregation and they are all actual blessed with the jersey. We are searching advanced to the new division and we will accord aggregate we can.”

The new kit fabricated its admission in Dortmund’s final home bold of the division adjoin FC Koln.

AC MILAN football shirts

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“Our colors are red, because we’re traveling to be a aggregation of devils, and black, like the abhorrence our opponents will feel.”

Does annihilation abroad charge to be said about AC Milan’s kit for the 2016/17 season? As architect Herbert Kilpin implied, the acclaimed red and atramentous stripes remain, although a new affection is the achromatize to atramentous at the bottom.

The acme allotment afterwards a two-year absence while the adidas stripes are in blah to accord “greater uniformity”. How abundant abhorrence it will bang into opponents afterwards a seventh-place accomplishment in Serie A charcoal to be seen…

MARSEILLE football shirts

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After a division of disappointment and frustration, Marseille have to be acquisitive for a beginning alpha in 2016/17 with their new kit.

Modelled by Michy Batshuayi – the striker who may or not be at the Stade Velodrome above the summer – the a lot of arresting affection of the new band is a sky dejected cantankerous on the front.

On the central abaft the aback of the close is the city’s covering of accoutrements in gold while the three adidas stripes run down the side.

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The abroad kit is not as eye-catching, although the aphotic dejected band is set off by the argent appearance on the logos and the stripes.

AJAX football shirts

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It’s a new-look for Ajax abroad from home in 2016/17 as they will be cutting a aphotic dejected amount with three ample Xs down the middle.

England’s Euro 2016 cheap football shirts are getting fabricated in Indonesian factories by workers on just 95p an hour

Factory workers authoritative England’s Euro 2016 cheap football shirts are earning just 95p an hour, it has been reported.

The Nike tops, which amount £60 to buy, are bogus in the PT Grand Best Indonesia factory, in Semarang, Indonesia.

According to the Sun on Sunday, workers’ accomplishment are accepted to alpha at the acknowledged minimum of £165 for a five-day week, which is the agnate of 95p an hour.

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Nike has ahead faced criticism over the analysis of workers in factories accomplishment its accouterment and footwear.

The aggregation now conducts an anniversary analysis of its accomplice factories and publishes their locations on a accomplishment map.

Its Code of Conduct states that all architect advisers accept to be paid ‘at atomic the minimum allowance appropriate by country law’ and provided with all all-important allowances and leave.

In Indonesia, minimum allowance requirements are set regionally rather than nationally.

There is no advancement that Nike, PT Grand Best Indonesia, or its owners Tuntex accept acted illegally.

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The home and abroad kits, which were apparent in March, sees England beacon abroad from the acceptable all-white colour scheme.

Players will abrasion a ablaze dejected and white top with white shorts and red socks for home games, and a a red abroad kit with aristocratic dejected socks.

A abounding developed kit costs a absolute of £101, with football shirts sale priced at £60, shorts at £28 and socks at £13. A abounding children’s adaptation costs £84.

The revelations appear just canicule afore Roy Hodgson’s aggregation accomplish their aboriginal actualization at the antagonism adjoin Russia. MailOnline has contacted Nike for comment.

UEFA Euro 2016 war started, national football shirts Overview

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WITH just over a ceremony until Euro 2016 bliss off actuality is your attending at what every country will be cutting in France football shirts.

With 24 nations competing, this summer’s clash could be the a lot of colourful to date.

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France

The hosts will abrasion this aciculate dejected Nike outfit.

Croatia

It’s the acceptable Croatian colours with a glossy update.

Turkey

No one accent accouterments for the Turks, with an absorbing red and atramentous kit. The Nike shirt design, with atramentous tinge, is a nod to the mosaics in Turkish architecture.

Poland

Classic white with some patterns cutting up from the bottom.

Republic of Ireland

A collar and some ablaze orange tinges on this Umbro kit.

Albania

Macron is the architect of this one.

Hungary

Red, white and blooming from Adidas for the Hungarians as they acknowledgment to above clash football.

Romania

A acceptable kit for Romania, from Joma.

England

England accept apparent their new 2016 home and abroad kits advanced of this summer’s European Championships in France.

The new home kit, created by sports manufacturers Nike, actualization a archetypal white English physique with a allegory ablaze dejected accept and sleeve, with a dejected band that runs the breadth of the shirt and analogous shorts.

Bright red socks carbon the attending of the English aggregation that abundantly exhausted Brazil 2-0 in the Maracana in 1984.

The abroad kit, meanwhile, honours the 50th ceremony of England’s greatest footballing accomplishment – the 1966 Apple Cup achievement at Wembley.

The new band integrates achievement innovations and architectonics data begin in the white home kit, but in the unmistakeable Apple Cup-winning red.

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s aboriginal all-embracing clash back 1986 sees them abrasion this green, white and fleet kit, but it hasn’t gone down able-bodied with the fans.

The Irish FA apparent the £97 abounding band advanced of their aboriginal European Championships in France next summer, but accept faced a backfire from annoyed supporters.

The kit has been labelled a ‘monstrosity’ and an ‘awful mess’ by an online petition, with admirers agitated that fleet dejected has been included forth with the acceptable blooming and white colours, absent something agnate to if the aggregation able for the Apple Cup in 1982 and 1986.

“As players, we just play in what we’re told to wear,” said midfielder Oliver Norwood. “It’s consistently an honour to cull on any Northern Ireland shirt.”

Following the altercation over the home kit, the Irish FA tweeted a account of the abroad kit with the message: “Here’s the new Northern Ireland abroad kit! Better….?”

Wales

Wales accept kept things simple with a apparent red and white accomplishment advanced of their aboriginal above clash back the 1958 Apple Cup.

Their abroad kit is a striped atramentous and blah band with an electric blooming V-neck and Adidas stripes down the shoulder.

Wales say the new abroad band has taken a beginning estimation on archetypal Welsh abroad colours of black, blah and green, anniversary fabricated acclaimed by iconic kits from the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

Manufactured by Adidas, Gareth Bale and Co will arch to France afterwards advancing additional in Euro Qualifiers Accumulation B with 21 credibility from their 10 games.

Germany

World champions Germany are searching to accomplish it back-to-back above clash wins in France, and will be donning a apparent white and atramentous kit fabricated by Adidas.

Joachim Low’s ancillary accomplished top of Euro Qualifiers Accumulation D, one point advanced of Poland, and will be searching to bigger their Euro 2012 show, area they were agape out by Italy in the semi-finals.

Their abroad shirt is two shades of blah and aswell reversible, with a ablaze blooming training shirt on the inside.

Belgium

Flooded with Premier League talent, Belgium will be searching to get accomplished the quarter-final date of a above clash for the aboriginal time back 1986.

Currently ranked No 1 in the apple by FIFA, Marc Wilmots’ ancillary able from Accumulation B with 23 credibility out of a accessible 30, and will be cutting a red, atramentous and chicken kit bogus by Adidas.

They will aswell biking with a rather beautiful abroad kit that has a red, atramentous and chicken band about the middle.

Spain

The ascendant European champions will be active up to their appellation La Roja with their all-red accomplishment in France, aswell fabricated by Adidas.

However, their abroad kit, which actualization an abnormal architectonics of colourful triangles, seems to accept disconnected opinion.

Vicente Del Bosque’s Spain had the third-best condoning almanac with 27 credibility out of a accessible 30 from Accumulation C, abaft England (30 out of 30) and Austria (28 out of 30).

Italy

Italy fabricated the final of Euro 2012, and will be searching to go one bigger in France in this acceptable ablaze dejected and white effort, bogus by Puma.

The four-time apple champions accept not been absolutely as acknowledged in the European Championship, acceptable the clash already in 1968. They able from Accumulation H unbeaten, acceptable seven of their 10 games.

Their abroad shirt actualization two stripes down the average and Torsten Hochstetter, all-around artistic administrator at PUMA said: “Strong Italian cultural influences affect the design, there is such affluence in the ancestry of Italian football and we had a lot to plan with.”

Giorgino Chellini tweeted the afterward account and declared it as ‘Bellissima!!!’:

Switzerland

Also fabricated by Puma, Switzerland yield their two-tone hooped red band to France accepting able abaft England in Accumulation E with seven wins and three defeats from their 10 games.

Switzerland, currently managed by Vladimir Petkovic, accept not accomplished the quarter-finals of a above clash back they hosted the 1954 Apple Cup.

Sweden

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and co appointed their abode at Euro 2016 with a play-off achievement over Denmark.

In France they will be antic a acceptable chicken home kit and a dejected and blah abroad kit, both fabricated by Adidas.

Austria

Austria had a able accomplishment campaign, acceptable nine amateur and not accident a individual match. It is the aboriginal time they’ve able for a above clash back 1998, with the barring of Euro 2008 if they were collective hosts with Switzerland.

Their kit retains the aforementioned colours as usual, red with white strips down the shoulders.

Czech Republic

Czech Republic topped Accumulation A of condoning advanced of Iceland, Turkey and a lacklustre Netherlands ancillary who won’t be a allotment of the finals.

Puma accept taken the accommodation to abolish all dejected from the kit, traveling for a adventurous red attending entering the tournament.

Ukraine

Ukraine able for Euro 2016 via the play-offs afterwards arena out two legs adjoin Slovenia which they won 3-1 on aggregate.

Their kit retains a activity of acquaintance as they’ve absitively to stick with the all-yellow look. The a lot of notable aberration is the attenuate apery acclimated as a backdrop.

Slovakia

England’s Accumulation B opponents accept never able for a European Championship as an absolute country until this year. They came additional in Accumulation C abaft Spain acknowledgment to absorbing performances from the brand of Martin Skrtel and Marek Hamsik.

Slovakia’s shirt accumulation a white abject with attenuate hoops. There’s a dejected band accompanied with dejected sleeve cuffs and a dejected round-neck collar.

Iceland

Iceland were one of the Euro accomplishment abruptness bales afterwards finishing additional in Accumulation A advanced of Turkey and fourth-placed Netherlands, who bootless to defended a abode in the finals.

And with their accomplishment success comes a new kit, with Iceland application their archetypal dejected colour with the adventurous red band active angular instead of horizontally.

Russia

Russia larboard it backward to authorize advanced of Sweden in Accumulation G with a 2-0 win over Montenegro endure month, and will be cutting a V-neck Adidas accomplishment in France, with the civic side’s acme arresting beyond the aphotic red home shirt and the white abroad shirt.

Ahead of hosting the Apple Cup in 2018, Russia will be searching to bigger their semi-final actualization in 2008 accepting never ahead progressed accomplished the accumulation date of a above tournament.

Portugal

Also Nike, there’s no abruptness to see Cristiano Ronaldo foreground and centre. Red shirt, blooming socks.

Barcelona to wear Johan Cruyff tribute football shirts in El Clasico vs Real Madrid

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Barcelona will pay tribute to the late Johan Cruyff in with special cheap football shirts against Saturday’s El Clasico against Real Madrid.

The Catalan giants are mourning the loss of one of the most cherished players and managers in their history after he lost his battle with cancer last month.

El Clasico will be Barca’s first game since Cruyff’s death, and football shirts sale with ‘Gracies Johan’ will be part of the celebrations of the Dutchman’s life and career with the club.

The T shirts have been posted on Barcelona’s shirts official site and Twitter page, and will add to what is always a special occasion when these two rivals meet.