Chelsea unveil stunning retro kit to mark 50 years since first FA Cup triumph

first_img 3 Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ latest The initial contest was played at Wembley where the two sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw after extra-time.However, it happened before penalty shootouts were introduced so a second game was required.It was Chelsea who lifted the trophy, winning the replay 2-1 after extra-time with David Webb bagging the decisive goal.And to mark the occasion, the club have released a shirt with a modern tweak based on the old classic. “We know fans of all ages are going to love its simple design.”A Chelsea statement added: “Chelsea FC will celebrate 50 years since our first FA Cup triumph in 1970 with an anniversary shirt commemorating an iconic moment in the Blues’ history.”Chelsea have eight FA Cup crowns to their name with their last coming in 2017.They’ve won the competition five times since Roman Abramovich became owner of the club in 2003. 3 on target Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi model the strip Chelsea have unveiled a stunning new kit to celebrate the anniversary of their first FA Cup triumph.Next April will be 50 years since the Blues got the better of Leeds – the final requiring two legs with the second played at Old Trafford. Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman appointed rookie error center_img Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff targets statement A look at the shorts and socks LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS update The royal blue colour remains but the shirt sponsor and kit manufacturer is subtly on the design in the same tone.The badge is a slick design with subtle streaks of gold on the back of the shirt, shorts and socks.Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount, who was one of the players to model the kit, was very impressed with it.Mount said: “It’s a classy, stylish and sophisticated shirt – a great way of remembering the iconic team of 1970. Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future stalemate 3 Fans will love this Chelsea strip Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta last_img

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