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Classic Adidas For Villa - Please!

Right then people. I'm sure Fear will love this idea as he likes a 'proper' classic trainer in Adidas Gazelle

I want our kit to be made by Adidas. Not the crappy three stripes that the Bar Codes and Liverpool have. I want the 70's trefoil to come back.

Couple that with bringing back our old round badge to go on the left hand chest side and sponsor in the middle. Make it a slim fitting but not on the same ridiculous scale as the Spurs Kappa shirt design. Breathable and stretchable. Bring back a 'classic' 70's design. That way we'll be totally different from ALL the clubs and personally I think it would look shite hot !

I would love a return to this style as it's never been done since then. Make the Trefoil big and white with the classic plain claret body and blue sleeve along with the round badge. Make it a black trefoil on the away shirt and that would look sweet !

What do you all think ? I would like to think that the 'older' members on here would love it, especially Fear. Remember your old 70's Adidas school bags ? I know they didn't last long but what the hey ! Today's technology would make the shirts last.

By crosswesleyanchapel

JF: Big thumbs up from me, I'd be in seventh heaven, especially if they marked the sponsorship with a limited edition gazelle 'spezial' in claret and blue!!!




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 28 2006

Time: 3:11PM

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and for the free advert, I'll take 3 pairs of trainers please!!!!!!
The Fear
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28/11/2006 15:13:00

he says expecting to be sued for using the image ! :-((
The Fear
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28/11/2006 15:15:00

I like the sound of that and im only 21, so im one of the younger fans. We really need a break from the boring kit we have at the moment and a permanent break from Hummel.
Layzee
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28/11/2006 15:19:00

Sign Beckham and Adidas would be beating our door down.
voiceoftheholte
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28/11/2006 15:22:00

ah mate !!! imagine it ? I got a pair of two tone blue spezials I got from Germany. A claret and blue pair would be quality ! Lets get the idea to the General. Imagine all the retro training gear we'd have !
crosswesleyanchapel
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28/11/2006 15:24:00

a slim fitting!! says the thin guy at the back!
eltoro
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28/11/2006 15:34:00

baggy for all us john smith drinking 40 something year olds
eltoro
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28/11/2006 15:36:00

adidas originals all the way for me. I was also thinking, why not make the shirts into a fashionable design, so they look like good t-shirts to wear out somewhere and less like footy shirts?
danvilla2
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28/11/2006 16:10:00

As well as proper shirts i mean!!
danvilla2
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28/11/2006 16:11:00

Crosswesley, any chance you drawing us a picture of your vision? Have a lovely old skool claret and blue fred perry top. My mate who supports everton was wearing it when we played them last week, handed it over to me as soon as the goal went in!
son_of_cher
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28/11/2006 16:55:00

I will do a design for you all. When I mean "classic" I mean "classic". No flashy cr@p like we've got now. Something you'd look at and go "that is the dogs nuts" I will have something sent to the Fear shortly. Retro Adidas would look superb.
crosswesleyanchapel
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28/11/2006 17:05:00

Won't but the current shirt with the stupid sponsor name on it. Haven't done so for years. I prefer to buy the retro shirts and will continue until they do something like you're suggesting.
Gazvilla
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28/11/2006 17:07:00

Sounds like the badgers nadgers to me. I'd buy that.
The Usual Suspect
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28/11/2006 17:15:00

I've just got off the phone to Adidas UK. I'll speak to Fear tonight about it. I'll let you all know tomorrow
crosswesleyanchapel
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28/11/2006 17:23:00

agreed Gazvilla, would be great next year if our kit was the same as the European Cup winning one, great nod to the past before me move into our glorious future!!
The Fear
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28/11/2006 17:23:00

Sounds excellent, now all we need are the short tight shorts, and then we have to convince the team to sport either mullets or curly perms and moustaches, and for those that can get away with it massive afros, now don't you think Aggi would look brilliant ?? UT retro V,
steff_the_villan
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28/11/2006 17:46:00

mad as a hatter steff! lol
The Fear
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28/11/2006 19:16:00

I'm with eltoro... not too tight fitting!!!
fatloser
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28/11/2006 19:46:00

The tighter the better - will stop the g/f getting a grip and pulling me out the pub!!!
mackaavfc
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28/11/2006 20:06:00

MMMMmmmmmmmm possibly Jon, but please take into account the years spent banging my head against a brick wall, caused by supporting the best team in the world, run by the biggest ars**ole in the world. UTV but I still think Aggi would look good with a massive affro!!
steff_the_villan
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29/11/2006 11:17:00

Retro is the future!
leelindsay
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29/11/2006 13:04:00

As long as Hummel isnt part of the future!!
glensider
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