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Nike’s new England away kit evokes the team’s rich history, national pride and distinctive style. The kit sees the welcome return of England’s most popular and evocative red away color. First worn in 1951, England famously wore red shirts when they won the World Cup at Wembley in 1966.
The new England kit was unveiled today, with the first official sighting via an image posted on Twitter by England midfielder Jack Wilshere of a pupil at his former school wearing the jersey, demonstrating that the kit belongs to the nation, not just the players lucky enough to represent England.
The most technologically advanced football that Nike has ever created, the Nike Maxim is set for its FA Cup debut this weekend. As supporting partner of the FA Cup, Nike will supply match balls for every FA Cup game, starting this weekend with Millwall vs Wigan Athletic and Chelsea vs Manchester City.
Buoyed by the six days spent immersing themselves in training with Manchester United, The Chance Global Tour headed to England’s National Football Centre at St George’s Park. Opened in October 2012, St George’s Park is home to England’s 24 national teams. Nike’s partnership with the FA granted the squad unrestricted access to the facility as well as elite-level coaching fromHead Coach of England U-21s Stuart Pearce and England Manager Roy Hodgson.