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Memorable Football Kits: Liverpool 1989-1991

Liverpool home kit, 1989-1991

When I was a lad Liverpool ruled the world, as did nasty flecked-print on football shirts. I suspect this classy little number was the inspiration for the bird-poo kit, so for that reason alone it deserves a mention in my sporadic recollection of classic kits.

If memory serves this was the strip the Reds wore when they last won the league, so maybe it (and it’s even nicer grey/red sister) holds a special place in many a Scouser’s heart. Or maybe not.



7 thoughts on “Memorable Football Kits: Liverpool 1989-1991

  1. We, Liverpool, had some shockers. The one that replaced this was the worst though with 3 thick stripes underneath each arm.

    I remember being in a club when this first came out and my mate was wearing it. Jan Molby was sitting near us and he asked if that was the new kit, he didn’t look that impressed.

    I only wear adidas trainers because I’m nostalgic for the early 80’s but there football kits are pretty poor.

    Posted by Simon | June 21, 2008, 3:46 pm
  2. magnificent ?

    Posted by A H Hassanvand | June 21, 2008, 4:02 pm
  3. Isnt the new liverpool away kit grey too?

    Posted by Luke | June 21, 2008, 4:04 pm
  4. the grey/red shirt is the 08/09 away kit and its one of my favourites as it was then .. wonder if we will win the league again then????? joke but ye never know got to happen sometime.

    Posted by lee | June 21, 2008, 4:22 pm
  5. What a beauty! This was my first Liverpool kit and you can imagine the pride for an eleven year old lad wearing the jersey which won us the league too many years ago!
    Bring us back to those days!

    YNWA from Faroe

    Posted by Siggy | June 21, 2008, 6:04 pm
  6. I loved the grey kit from this age! Its an omen we’re greying up this season and result against city indicates good fortune and good football is on our side. It can onl mean we’re winning the title again!

    Posted by Tatenda Mpofu | October 5, 2008, 11:06 pm
  7. loved that kit! i think i have it somewhere in the loft still!

    nice blog, will you do a link exchange?



    Posted by marksmith81 | June 29, 2010, 7:08 pm

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