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The Liverpool Shirts Museum
1979-1980 Away Player Shirt
The V-neck collar shirts were used between 1977-1982, whereas HITACHI sponsor was added in seasons 1979-1980 and 1980-1981 only. For the 1979-1980 season. Only genuine player shirts have embroidered club crest and embroidered UMBRO motif.
Liverpool 1979-1980 Away Player Shirt - Numbered 3 shirt belongs to Alan Kennedy.
Liverpool was the first-ever team in history adopting commercial sponsorship on the chest. The Japanese electronics company HITACHI appeared on Liverpoool shirts in season 1979-1980.
Again, only for the geniune player shirt, you will see the Liverbird embroidered.
Again, only for the geniune player shirt, you will see the UMBRO motif embroidered.
The numbers on the backside are machine-stitched pieces of cloth.
If we view from the inner side, the effect of embroidery is more conspicous.
As usual, the collar tag of UMBRO era Liverpool players shirt is different from the replicas. Size information is always written in WORDS (OSM, meaning Over Sized Men) instead of numbers in inches.
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