Episode 7: The World Cup away kits!

Welcome to the seventh episode of the Kit Nerd Corner podcast! Building on the smashing success of Ep. 6, we gathered online and talked about all the World Cup away kits.

Just like in our sixth episode, we focused entirely on the upcoming World Cup. Just the away kits this episode.

We talked about a lot of the shirts. And overall what we think of the offerings for this tournament.

Episode rundown, with times bolded:

0:00Introduction – Kristin is gone again?! No intros, we are all business.


1:30 – Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands

9:11 – Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales

14:11 – Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland

24:35- Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia

29:04 – Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan

35:35 – Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia

  • Includes raised voices about the price of the boring-as-fuck Canada shirt

42:50- Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon

50:47 – Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea

1:01:54 – General thoughts on this set of away kits

  • Includes more raised voices about the price of zero-effort shirts

Intro music: Definition by Black Star (Mos Def and Talib Kweli)

Outro music: Lorca’s Novena by the Pogues

See below for images of all the shirts we talk about, and jump on over to twitter to let us know what you think about all our blathering.

The podcast: @KitNerdCorner

Mark: @kitnerdmark

Kristin: @kzknowles

Rich: @teaathalftime

Brenton: @capsoffside

Shirts we discuss in this episode

Group A

Qatar by Nike, Ecuador by Marathon.
Senegal by Puma, Netherlands by Nike.

Group B

England by Nike, Iran by Majid.
USA by Nike, Wales by Adidas.

England 1990:

Group C

Argentina by Adidas, Saudi Arabia by Nike.
Mexico by Adidas, Poland by Nike.

Group D

France by Nike, Australia by Nike.
Denmark by hummel, Tunisia by kappa.

Group E

Spain by Adidas, Costa Rica by New Balance.
Germany by Adidas, Japan by Adidas.

Japan longsleeve, woof

Group F

Belgium by Adidas, Canada by Nike.
Morocco by Puma, Croatia by Nike.

Croatia longsleeve; Anyone else get gladiator-with-shoulder-armour vibes?

Group G

Brazil by Nike, Serbia by Puma.
Switzerland by Puma, Cameroon by One All Sports.

Brazil leisure wear!

Group H

Portugal by Nike, Ghana by Puma.
Uruguay by Puma, South Korea by Nike.

That’s all, folks!

Stay tuned for the away kit edition.

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