Umbro reveal limited edition blue Ireland jersey to mark FAI centenary

The shirt will be released later this year.

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 8:20 PM

UMBRO HAVE REVEALED a limited edition centenary jersey to mark the 100th anniversary of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).

Umbro provided a first look at the new shirt on Twitter earlier today, posting teaser images throughout the day before revealing both a home and goalkeeper jersey this evening.

The blue home jersey – described as ‘St Patrick’s blue’ – contains a simple design with a retro shamrock crest and discreet blue-on-blue Umbro logo.

The ‘St Patrick’s blue’ colour of the shirt is a nod to the colour of the very first Republic of Ireland kit.

The goalkeeper jersey sticks to the minimal design, with the only change a switch from blue to bright yellow. 

Both shirts can be pre-ordered online now ahead of their release on 1 October, with an adult jersey priced at €82.

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With no further information released by either the FAI or Umbro, it is not yet clear if the shirts will be worn by the Ireland team at any stage.

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