Town to wear next season's home shirt in the Play-Off Final
Shrewsbury Town will be wearing next season's new home Errea kit for this Sunday’s Sky Bet League One Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium.
The new kit sees a couple of small changes to the existing home top with a return to the classic blue and amber stripes that Town have worn through the club’s history. Rather than just having stripes on the bottom half of the front of shirt they have also been added to the top half too.
It’s been a long season for Town with the FA Cup run, the CheckaTrade Trophy run and an extended Sky Bet League One campaign meaning supplies of the current Errea kit have been exhausted.
The existing home kit has been a big hit with Town supporters which has meant that the club shop stock has also near enough sold out.
The club have been in dialogue with the EFL and they have given the Club permission to wear the kit in the final on Sunday at Wembley Stadium as it is next season’s home kit.
The new kit was scheduled to launch for the 2018/19 Sky Bet League season but the decision has been taken to wear this kit this weekend and this has been approved today by EFL.
Town CEO Brian Caldwell is grateful for the work Errea has done to get the kit delivered in time for Wembley.
“With the amount of games the first team have played over the season it’s meant we didn’t have too many of this seasons home kit available”, said Brian.
“We had put our order in with Errea at the end of last year and this was scheduled to be delivered by the end of May.
“Errea have managed to deliver some of that order early which means we can now wear the new kit on Sunday at Wembley.
“I’m sure the supporters will be happy with the design and a return to more stripes, and let’s hope it will turn out to be a lucky kit.”
It is hoped that a small number of the new 2018/19 Errea home shirt will go on sale from the clubshop on Saturday ahead of Sunday’s final.