'Love the amount of thought..' - This is what Sunderland supporters are saying about new Nike home shirt

Sunderland have unveiled their new home kit for the 2021-22 campaign – and fans have been quick to react.

Saturday, 17th July 2021, 10:06 am

Featuring faded stripes, the kit has been desgined as a homage to the club’s first Nike kits, worn from 1983 to 1986.

The kit design also takes elements from the club’s 1995-97 away strip and 2009-10 home shirt.

Lee Johnson’s side will wear the new kit for the first time when they face Hearts of Midlothian at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon.

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Sunderland have launched their new home strip. Picture via SAFC.

But what are Sunderland fans saying about the new strip? Here, we take a look at what YOU said on social media:

@polonskyroebuck: “Great shirt, shame about the badge though. Would love to see Hummel do us a shirt.”

@LeBenjiboo: “Why? It’s a red and white striped shirt. That’ll do.”

@1philsafc: “Don't know what everyone's complaining about, best shirt we've had in years.”

@juducrempot: “Nice kit, such a shame to see us using stickers for the club crest again though. That should be embroidered, looks cheap!

@steveca77341766: “This is a thing of beauty can't wait to receive mine and got the boy his for his birthday.”

@cvinny007: “Ordered and ready for another season of league one football. Wouldn’t have it any other way. Roll on August the 7th.”

@SafcMerch: “Ha'way then, what are people's impressions of the new home top? Running a poll just to get an idea of the general feeling, but I must say I love the amount of thought that has gone into the design and the 'remix' themed launch.”

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