and Umbro have revealed the Blues’ striking new coral and navy away kit
for the 2019/20 season – taking inspiration from two of the Club’s
The dominant colour of the 2019/20 away kit – Living Coral – takes its cue from the kit worn by Everton for the Club’s first league title-winning season in 1890/91. A salmon-coloured kit was worn by the team throughout that campaign – and came 11 years before the permanent adoption of royal blue jerseys in 1901/02.
new shirt also features a distinctive two-tone coral sash design,
echoing the design synonymous with the black and scarlet sash kit that
Everton the nickname ‘the Black Watch’ in 1881.
The 2019/20 away kit is available to pre-order online from 9am at
evertondirect.com and from Everton One and Everton Two Stores from Wednesday
24 July. It will be available in stores from Thursday 1 August.
new 2019/20 away shirt features a navy blue half-collar effect while
echoing this year’s home kit with a back of neck ‘EFC’ sign-off detail.
blue shorts with coral detail and coral socks with a navy blue turnover
complete the new strip, which also benefits from new manufacturing
The away kit has been designed to be functional on the pitch and to appeal as everyday lifestyle wear for fans.
In images to accompany the launch, Lucas Digne, Theo Walcott and Bernard model the kit at multi-purpose arts and music venue Constellations in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle.
forward Theo Walcott is a fan of the new away kit, saying: “I’m into
this kit. It’s clean looking and also feels really good and lightweight.
No one can say they won’t be able to see their teammates on the pitch,
that’s for sure. Let’s hope we can deliver the goods wearing it
throughout 2019/20. It’s great to see the technical developments of the
kits each year.”
Alan McTavish, Commercial Director at Everton Football Club, says: “For the 2019/20 kit, Umbro has taken inspiration from our earliest strips. They have combined modern colours with performance-enhancing material and a strong reference to our history, producing a stunning away kit.”
Dunn, Head of Performance at Umbro UK, says: “We knew that this
particular colour would strike a chord with the Everton fans as they
familiar history of salmon and coral coloured strips. We took
inspiration from previous kits and added a twist to the traditional
stripes, with a two-tone diagonal front jacquard.
we head into the summer months and holidays on the horizon, we hope
that this vibrant kit will be showcased far and wide, and will also
well with the first team this upcoming season.”
Lucky fans can again get their hands on a limited-edition
St. Domingo away kit shirtzine to mark the launch. Volume 1
became an instant collectors’ item with Blues’ fans eager to find one of
the numbered editions placed around Merseyside.
well as interviews with Bernard and Lucas Digne talking about the
team’s mentality on the road and the importance of away support,
St. Domingo vol. 2 celebrates the fans who travel far and wide to
support Club, with features on Everton’s travelling fans and a look
back at classic away days for the Blues over the years.
Readers can also enjoy an interview with Merseyside band
The Coral’s Jack Prince in Barcelona, while Theo Walcott, Georgia
Brougham and Taylor Hinds explain how important it is to have an
inspiring away kit.
Only 1,000 copies of
St. Domingo vol. 2 have been printed and will be distributed
around key locations in Merseyside. Fans can also keep an eye on
Everton’s social media channels to win a copy.