Newcastle United remain tight-lipped on Saudi Arabia-inspired shirts after online leaks
Newcastle United remain tight-lipped on whether to don a Saudi-style away kit next season.
The new white kit with green trim has the distinct look of the kits worn on international duty by Saudi Arabia when they arguably rose to prominence when Saeed Al Owairan scored one of the most famous goals in the game. history of the World Cup running from his own. halftime to score a solo goal in Washington against Belgium in a 1-0 victory in 1994.
United won’t confirm the shirts until later this summer, when a staggered reveal by Castore takes place for a new set of shirts. The new tops feature an all-green trim, but it remains to be seen if the jersey is still unveiled.
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Castore opened in Gallowgate last summer taking the club’s main store out of the hands of Mike Ashley before the takeover. A new store at the Metro Center is also doing a roaring trade in light of Eddie Howe’s Toon revival and the club’s takeover in the Middle East.
Founded in 2015 by brothers Tom and Phil Beahon, Castore was created to bring a new level of performance to activewear. Tom and Phil’s vision is to make Castore a brand focused on premium sportswear and respected worldwide for its innovation and market performance.
Tom Beahon said: “We have been warmly welcomed by the fans and the city of Newcastle, and we look forward to the latest expansion in the region.”
Newcastle and Castore have both been approached for comment.