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Man City unveil new home kit inspired by club legend Colin Bell and their iconic teams of the 1960s

Manchester City unveil new home kit for the 2022/23 marketing campaign inspired by club legend Colin Bell and their iconic teams of the 1960s… with a maroon trim and central crest echoing traditional previous designs – and a crown emblem paying tribute to ‘Colin the King’

  • Puma have launched Manchester City’s home kit for the 2022/23 marketing campaign
  • The design pays tribute to club legend Colin Bell and their iconic 1960s teams
  • Bell helped City turn out to be champions and win the European Cup Winners’ Cup
  • Their new kit echoes designs from the 60s with maroon trims and a central crest
  • It additionally features a crown emblem on the neckline in honour of ‘Colin the King’ 

Puma have launched Manchester City’s home kit for the 2022/23 marketing campaign, which pays tribute to club legend Colin Bell and their iconic sides of the late 1960s.

Pep Guardiola’s males will line up subsequent season in a strip which echoes traditional designs of the previous, with their club crest positioned in the centre of a light-blue shirt and maroon trims on each the neck and sleeve cuffs.

The kit is especially inspired by Bell, who helped City turn out to be English champions and clinch the European Cup Winners’ Cup in his iconic 14-year stint. 

Puma have released Manchester City 's new home kit ahead of the 2022/23 campaign

Puma have launched Manchester City ‘s new home kit forward of the 2022/23 marketing campaign

The design echoes classic City kits of the past and pays tribute to club legend Colin Bell

The design echoes traditional City kits of the previous and pays tribute to club legend Colin Bell

But it additionally honours the swaggering teams he starred in all through the late 1960s, which claimed two League Cups and the FA Cup in addition to the aforementioned trophies.

Bell performed a key half in City’s first league title triumph for 31 years in 1968, scoring 14 objectives in 35 appearances below Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison. 

The midfielder, who handed away in January 2021, is broadly thought of one of the best gamers in their historical past, and as a tribute to ‘Colin the King’ Puma have included a crown emblem inside the neckline of City’s new shirt.

Marco Mueller, Puma’s Senior Head of Product Line Management, mentioned: ‘The new Manchester Home kit is a becoming tribute to traditional City Home kits kinds of the previous. We wished to create a contemporary spin on the jerseys worn between 1967 to 1971.

‘The maroon trim was an necessary element as a result of this was an iconic coloration seen on many of the earlier City Home kits. The jersey is a good homage to the entertaining teams of outdated and the thrilling free-flowing soccer of the present City workforce.’

Pep Guardiola 's men will line up next season in a strip which echoes classic designs of the past

Pep Guardiola ‘s males will line up subsequent season in a strip which echoes traditional designs of the previous

The strip has a crest positioned in the centre and maroon trims on the neck and sleeve cuffs

The strip has a crest positioned in the centre and maroon trims on the neck and sleeve cuffs

It is mainly inspired by Bell, who is widely considered one of the greatest players in City history

It is especially inspired by Bell, who’s broadly thought of one of the best gamers in City historical past

Puma say the design is a 'great homage to the entertaining teams of old and the exciting free-flowing football' at City

Puma say the design is a ‘nice homage to the entertaining teams of outdated and the thrilling free-flowing soccer’ at City

Jon Bell, Colin’s son, added: ‘As a household, we’re extremely touched that the club and PUMA have chosen to recollect the teams of the late 1960’s and my dad with subsequent season’s Home kit – it’s an attractive gesture. 

‘It actually captures the historical past and togetherness of Manchester City as a club, and I hope the followers prefer it and can bear in mind these nice moments.’

City’s genuine jersey options ULTRAWEAVE efficiency material and dryCELL sweat-wicking expertise, which makes the jersey one of Puma’s lightest and most snug.

The duplicate model, in the meantime, is made with 100 per cent recycled polyester with dryCELL sweat-wicking expertise which ensures each dryness and consolation. 

The 2022/23 Manchester City home kit shall be out there to buy from May 19 at Puma shops, Puma.com, City’s club retailer at the Etihad and mancity.com/store. 

City will hope to don the new jersey as back-to-back Premier League champions next season

City will hope to don the new jersey as back-to-back Premier League champions subsequent season

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