Historical Football Kits

 

NIFL Premiership 2016 - 2017

danske bank premiership logoAfter two seasons in which they finished next to last but survived, Warrenpoint Town were finally relegated last season and their place was taken by Ards. Ballinamallard United retained their place after beating Institute 5-4 on aggregate in the relegation/promotion play-off.

2011-2012 | 2012-13 | 2013-2014 | 2014-2015 | 2015-2016

Crests are the property of the respective clubs. Danske Bank Premiership logo is the property of Danske Bank/Northern Ireland Football League.

Ards

ards fc 2016-17 2016-17 1st kit

First

ards fc 2016-17 2016-17 change  kit

Second

Designer: Joma

Sponsor: Worthingtons Solicitors

ards crestArds return to the Premiership after a two-year absence as NIFL Championship winners. Since being forced to sell Castlereagh Park in 1998, Ards have led a nomadic existence and currently share Clandeboye Park with Bangor FC.

 

Ballinamallard United

ballinamallard utd 2016-17 1st kit

First

ballinamallard utf 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Nike

Sponsor: Severfield

ballinamallard fc crestThe Ducks finished ahead of Warrenpoint on goal difference and managed to narrowly beat Institute in the play-offs to retain their place in the Premiership.

(@Ballinamallard)

 

Ballymena United

ballymena united 2015-16 kit

First

ballymena united change kit 2015-16

Second

Designer: Uhlsport

Sponsor: McBurney Transport

ballymena crest 2015Ballymena have retained both of their strips from last season.


 

Carrick Rangers

carrick rangers 2016-17

First

carrick rangers 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Nike

Sponsor: Hankook Tyres

carrick rangers crestAn IFA Disciplinary Committee chose not to punish Carrick after their manager failed to properly serve a touch line ban. Warrenpoint appealed the decision but lost at an arbitration hearing. Had the appeal been successful, Carrick would have suffered a three-point penalty which would have relegated them and Warrenpoint would have gone into the play-offs. The club have stayed with Nike strips, updated to the latest Striker design.

 

Cliftonville

cliftonville fc 2015-16 kit

First

cliftonville 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Puma

Sponsor: Sean Graham

cliftonville fc crestCliftonville won a place in the Europa League qualifiers through last season's play-offs where they were knocked out in the second round by AEK Larnaca. As usual one strip is changed each season and it is the turn of the change kit this time round.

 

Coleraine

col;eraine 2016-17 1st kit

First

col;eraine 2016-17 change  kit

Second

Designer: Joma

Sponsor: Eventsec

coleraine fc crest
Coleraine have retained both strips for the third season in a row although the sponsor has changed.






buy vintagereplica shirts from toffs

 

Crusaders

crusaders 2016-17

First

crusaders 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Kappa

Sponsor: Toals Bookmakers

crusaders fc crestCrues won the Premiership for the second time in a row last season. According to the club website the new bespoke strips reflect the Crusaders' "ethos". It is unclear what this means.


buy vintagereplica shirts from toffs


 

Dungannon Swifts

dungannon swifts 2016-17

First

dungannon swifts 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Uhlsport

Sponsor: Donnelly Vauxhall

dungannon swifts fc crestThe Swifts have reverted to Uhlsport this season and an all-blue first kit. The unusual alternative fades from orange to red.

 

Glenavon

glenavon 2015-16 kit

First

glenavon 2015-16 change

Second

Designer: Nike

Sponsor: Bedeck

glenavon fc crest Glenavon finished third (again) last season and won the Irish Cup. Their strips are unchanged. Their European campaign was brief, however, due to a heavy defeat by KR Reykjavik in the first qualifying round.

 

Glentoran

glentoran fc 2016-17 1st kit

First

glentoran fc 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Kappa

Sponsor: Bet McLean

glentoran fc crestGlentoran had a very average season, finishing in sixth place and losing to Cliftonville in the Europa League play-off final. Fifty years ago the Glentoran team played in the United States as Detroit Cougars in the United Soccer Association, a precursor of the NASL. The names of the players are printed into the cougar motif and 134 limited edition shirts are being sold to supporters (Glentoran are buy vintagereplica shirts from toffs134 years old this season.)

(Stephen Gorman)

 

Linfield

linfield 2016-17

First

linfield 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Umbro

Sponsor: Umbro.co.uk

Linfield were runners-up last term for the second time last season. They were knocked out of the Europa League at the first hurdle by Cork City. Their new technical (and shirt) sponsor is Umbro, who take over the contract from Nike (which must feel sweet).

(Matt Magee)


buy vintagereplica shirts from toffs


 

Portadown

portadown fc 2016-17

First

portadown fc 2016-17 change kit

Second

Designer: Uhlsport

Sponsor: Met Steel

portadown fc crest 2016Portadown start the season with a 12 point penalty imposed by the IFA after they played Peter MacMahon as a professional last season despite his being contracted as an amateur. They have adopted the latest Uhlsport design for their new strips and have introduced a new crest.