Followers are at the moment on a excessive following yesterday’s seize of North Macedonian striker Bojan Miovski, and their pleasure for the approaching marketing campaign has been ramped up additional with the belated launch of the Dons’ 2022/23 strips.
The kits pay homage to these worn by Sir Alex Ferguson’s Aberdeen group in season 1982/83, once they famously claimed the European Cup Winners’ Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spanish giants Actual Madrid on the Ullevi Stadium.
Aberdeen have launched the primary photographs of their new Gothenburg season-inspired dwelling and away kits.
Subsequent Could is the fortieth anniversary of the magical night in Sweden, with the brand new purple strip similar to the one worn on the evening.
In fact, the Dons additionally went on to carry the European Tremendous Cup in a two-legged victory over Germans Hamburg later in 1983 – sporting their white package as they collected a second piece of European silverware in a matter of months.
Each the purple dwelling strip and white away package for 2022/23 characteristic the long-lasting pinstripes from the early Nineteen Eighties, in addition to a commemorative badge and two stars on the sleeve representing the twin European trophies the membership has within the cupboard.
Among the many fashionable touches are logos for brand new shirt sponsor TEXO – on each the shirts and shorts.
Each kits at the moment are accessible to pre-order in-store and on-line at afc.co.uk/store
The membership say the pre-order interval will stay open till Monday July 18, with kits anticipated to be dispatched from Thursday August 4, forward of Aberdeen’ first dwelling league match of the season with St Mirren on Saturday August 6.
Each kits are anticipated to go on common sale on Friday August 5 – the day earlier than the house Premiership opener towards the Buddies.
Ongoing provide chain delays imply Aberdeen had been compelled to attend longer than normal to unveil their new kits, that are as soon as once more manufactured by sportswear giants Adidas – with the model saying they perceive the “frustration felt by the followers”.
The membership have already got their away package and it’ll obtain its maiden first group outing on Saturday, when Jim Goodwin takes his squad to Victoria Park for a pre-season pleasant towards Buckie Thistle – a sport organised as a testimonial for Jags boss (and former participant) Graeme Stewart.
Goodwin’s aspect may even put on the change package within the friendlies and Premier Sports activities Cup matches which fall earlier than the house package is anticipated to lastly arrive for the group to put on in late July.
Because of the provide chain issues, Aberdeen have suggested supporters sure objects, together with dwelling shorts and socks, goalkeeper kits and youngsters’s mini kits, is not going to be accessible to order throughout the pre-order interval, with extra particulars at a later date. The house shorts (adults and youngsters) will not be accessible till September.