Premier League Kit Review 2016-17

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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By Phil Hecken, with Kyle Evans & CJ Fleck

As we kick off (pun intended) my final week handling the weekdays, I’m pleased to bring back to gentlemen who’ve basically handled all the soccer on Uni Watch for 2016 — CJ Fleck and Kyle Evans — and who are here today to bring us their reviews of the 2016-17 EPL (English Premier League) kits. There’s a lot to get to, so let’s get started. You can click the pics below to enlarge. (Continue reading)

Explainer: Three-Digit Uni Numbers in Mexican Soccer

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Omar Jalife, who’s going to Omar-splain something that’s shown up a few times in the Ticker. — PL]

By Omar Jalife

Throughout the season I’ve seen a lot of Ticker submissions about Mexican soccer players wearing three-digit uniform numbers. I’ve responded to a couple of these in the comments, but it keeps showing up, so here’s an explanation. (Continue reading)

The Kits of Euro 2016

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By Phil Hecken

It seems like only last weekend I was back with Kyle Evans and CJ Fleck*what’s that? I’m being informed it WAS only last weekend when CJ & Kyle brought us the Kits of the Copa América Centenario, and you may recall did some pretty nifty critiques of the new MLS kits for this year (Part I is here, and Part II is here)*. Well — the latest tourney has just gotten underway (Euro 2016), and Kyle & CJ are back to give us the rundown of those kits. So, without further ado, I’ll turn it over to the boys now (you can click on the pics to enlarge) … (Continue reading)

The Kits of the Copa América Centenario

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By Phil Hecken

Hey there soccer fans — I’m back today with Kyle Evans and CJ Fleck, who you may recall did some pretty nifty critiques of the new MLS kits for this year (Part I is here, and Part II is here). Well — the latest tourney has just gotten underway (the Copa América Centenario), and Kyle & CJ are back to give us the rundown of those kits. So, without further ado, I’ll turn it over to the boys now (you can click on the pics to enlarge) … (Continue reading)