Next seasons kit choice?

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Sanguine » 20 Jun 2018 10:33

Gets asked every year, but why is it that no matter who our kit manufacturer, or sponsor, we always release our new kits weeks after everyone else? Do we get a discount for missing the rush or something?

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by paultheroyal » 20 Jun 2018 16:50

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by TheSpread » 22 Jun 2018 10:08

I can't seem to find a release date for the new shirt. It's my nephews b'day in three weeks. Was hoping it would be out by then.

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Elm Park Kid » 23 Jun 2018 16:14

TheSpread I can't seem to find a release date for the new shirt. It's my nephews b'day in three weeks. Was hoping it would be out by then.


That seems unlikely. Last year the new kits were released on 22 July.

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by royalp-we » 24 Jun 2018 09:27

The club could and should either take influence from our kit when we moved in to the Madejski (20yrs) or our Simod Cup win (30yrs).

Can someone post those beauties on here please.


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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by TheSpread » 24 Jun 2018 09:58

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TheSpread I can't seem to find a release date for the new shirt. It's my nephews b'day in three weeks. Was hoping it would be out by then.


That seems unlikely. Last year the new kits were released on 22 July.


Thanks. I'll get him a club shop voucher then, so he can get it when it's released.

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Sutekh » 24 Jun 2018 13:08

1998 shirt was hideous and not something that should ever make a comeback



1988 Simod shirt was good, nice to see that back as an away kit


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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by TheSpread » 13 Jul 2018 10:30

Is there actually going to be a new kit this year or are we keeping the same kit?

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by CountryRoyal » 13 Jul 2018 10:50

TheSpread Is there actually going to be a new kit this year or are we keeping the same kit?


Mannone put something on instagram the other day about doing a new kit release photoshoot with "coming soon" or something like that.


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by TheSpread » 13 Jul 2018 11:01

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TheSpread Is there actually going to be a new kit this year or are we keeping the same kit?


Mannone put something on instagram the other day about doing a new kit release photoshoot with "coming soon" or something like that.


Coming soon....it's only three weeks until the season starts and all the new signings have had their photo's taken with the old shirt.

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by John Smith » 13 Jul 2018 11:36

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TheSpread Is there actually going to be a new kit this year or are we keeping the same kit?


Mannone put something on instagram the other day about doing a new kit release photoshoot with "coming soon" or something like that.


Coming soon....it's only three weeks until the season starts and all the new signings have had their photo's taken with the old shirt.

We say it every season but it's a shambles. Surely they're doing themselves out of so much money from sales? What's the reason?

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by IRjAy » 13 Jul 2018 11:39

Yellow keepers kit!

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by CountryRoyal » 13 Jul 2018 11:43

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Mannone put something on instagram the other day about doing a new kit release photoshoot with "coming soon" or something like that.


Coming soon....it's only three weeks until the season starts and all the new signings have had their photo's taken with the old shirt.

We say it every season but it's a shambles. Surely they're doing themselves out of so much money from sales? What's the reason?


Maybe it's because they know most Reading "fans" probably support Chelsea or Man. U, anyone else, so rather then release at the same time and force their customers to choose it makes sense that they release them afterwards so they could more feasibly buy both.

I like that version better then the more likely its just what they've always done.


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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by John Smith » 13 Jul 2018 12:03

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Coming soon....it's only three weeks until the season starts and all the new signings have had their photo's taken with the old shirt.

We say it every season but it's a shambles. Surely they're doing themselves out of so much money from sales? What's the reason?


Maybe it's because they know most Reading "fans" probably support Chelsea or Man. U, anyone else, so rather then release at the same time and force their customers to choose it makes sense that they release them afterwards so they could more feasibly buy both.

I like that version better then the more likely its just what they've always done.

That is quite possibly the reason why. Certainly makes sense

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by paultheroyal » 13 Jul 2018 13:21

Kit to be launched end of next week with special offer of discounted ticket for Derby game with purchase of new shirt.

I am told again that the away shirt is "naughty".

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Pepe the Horseman » 13 Jul 2018 13:52

paultheroyal Kit to be launched end of next week with special offer of discounted ticket for Derby game with purchase of new shirt.

I am told again that the away shirt is "naughty".


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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Kingsley Junior » 13 Jul 2018 17:21

paultheroyal Kit to be launched end of next week with special offer of discounted ticket for Derby game with purchase of new shirt.

I am told again that the away shirt is "naughty".


The colour of the Green Apple cans of Carabao...

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by URZZZZZZZZ » 13 Jul 2018 19:32

Away kit is nice, different to the last two 8)

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Sutekh » 14 Jul 2018 11:14

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paultheroyal Kit to be launched end of next week with special offer of discounted ticket for Derby game with purchase of new shirt.

I am told again that the away shirt is "naughty".


The colour of the Green Apple cans of Carabao...


Anything’s an improvement on the day glo hi-vis “jackets” of last season.

Anyone seen a hint of what the home shirts are like, surely an improvement on last year must be possible.

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Re: Next seasons kit choice?

by Felt91 » 17 Jul 2018 19:48

Home kit has a collar and away kit grey fading into black

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