After nine years of being proud to be 'Skint', Albion will have a new shirt sponsor from next season - but not before the club pays tribute to its longest-ever shirt sponsor with a special commemorative shirt

After nine years of being proud to be 'Skint', Albion will have a new shirt sponsor from next season - but not before the club pays tribute to its longest-ever shirt sponsor with a special commemorative shirt which will be worn by the team in the final fixture of the season against Swansea City this weekend.

Chairman Dick Knight has commissioned the special one-off design featuring the three different Skint logos which have adorned Albion shirts over the years, to mark the end of the deal with the Brighton-based record company in style. Skint will retain their links with the club and it is planned that a limited number of the special shirts will be available for sale to Albion fans, personally signed by DJ Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim.

Knight said, "The Skint name has been on the Albion shirt for longer than any other sponsorship in the Football League, and has become an iconic symbol of the club. The message 'Team Mates 1999-2008' on the commemorative shirt says just how we feel about what great sponsors they have been.

"It's the end of an era and on behalf of all Albion fans I would like to thank Skint Records, Norman, Damien, JC, Andy and everyone at the company for their sponsorship and support ever since we moved back to Withdean. Skint will always be great friends of the Albion."

Albion are in advanced talks with three companies ahead of next season, and expect to announce their new shirt sponsors shortly. Knight added, "We have three strong contenders and we expect to finalise a deal soon."

{PollDaddy id=572420}

 

 

 

Comments (4)

  1. fsc

not true. Wirral has adorned Tranmere shirts since at least 1989.

  Attachments
Your account does not have privileges to view attachments in the comment
 
  1. fsc

Nice shirt. Very similar to the old Zamora era shirt circa 2001. A simple idea done well. None of this rubbish with a big blue panel on the back.

  Attachments
Your account does not have privileges to view attachments in the comment
 
  1. fsc

Good to know the shirt will have stripes on the back. :-)

  Attachments
Your account does not have privileges to view attachments in the comment
 
  1. fsc

:-) :-) :-) :-) amazing great idea dudes :-) :-) :-) :-)

  Attachments
Your account does not have privileges to view attachments in the comment
 
There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

Posting comment as a guest. Sign up or login to your account.
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location
MIDDLESBROUGH 17/18 AWAY KIT

MIDDLESBROUGH 17/18 AWAY KIT

See details

REAL MADRID 17/18 AWAY KIT

REAL MADRID 17/18 AWAY KIT

See details

REAL MADRID 17/18 HOME KIT

REAL MADRID 17/18 HOME KIT

See details

CELTIC 17/18 AWAY KIT

CELTIC 17/18 AWAY KIT

See details

JUVENTUS 17/18 HOME KIT

JUVENTUS 17/18 HOME KIT

See details

MIDDLESBROUGH 17/18 HOME KIT

MIDDLESBROUGH 17/18 HOME KIT

See details

LIVERPOOL 17/18 AWAY KIT

LIVERPOOL 17/18 AWAY KIT

See details

MANCHESTER CITY 17/18 HOME

MANCHESTER CITY 17/18 HOME

See details

BARCA 17/18 HOME

BARCA 17/18 HOME

See details

INTER MILAN 17/18 HOME

INTER MILAN 17/18 HOME

See details

AS ROMA 17/18 HOME

AS ROMA 17/18 HOME

See details

AC MILAN 17/18 HOME

AC MILAN 17/18 HOME

See details

AJAX 17/18 HOME

AJAX 17/18 HOME

See details

NEWCASTLE 17/18 HOME

NEWCASTLE 17/18 HOME

See details

AJAX 17/18 AWAY

AJAX 17/18 AWAY

See details

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN 17/18 HOME

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN 17/18 HOME

See details

BAYERN MUNICH 17/18 HOME

BAYERN MUNICH 17/18 HOME

See details

DORTMUND 17/18 HOME

DORTMUND 17/18 HOME

See details

LIVERPOOL 17/18 HOME

LIVERPOOL 17/18 HOME

See details

CELTIC 17/18 HOME

CELTIC 17/18 HOME

See details

MANCHESTER UNITED 17/18 AWAY

MANCHESTER UNITED 17/18 AWAY

See details

WEST HAM UNITED 17/18 AWAY

WEST HAM UNITED 17/18 AWAY

See details

MARSEILLE 17/18 HOME

MARSEILLE 17/18 HOME

See details

MARSEILLE 17/18 THIRD

MARSEILLE 17/18 THIRD

See details

MARSEILLE 17/18 AWAY

MARSEILLE 17/18 AWAY

See details

EVERTON 17/18 HOME KIT

EVERTON 17/18 HOME KIT

See details