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Change kits

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Kit History

spures change kit 1890-95

1890-1898

spurs 1899-1900 change kit

1898-1899

spurs change kit 1899-1900

1899-1900

spurs 1903-04 change kit

1900-1904

spurs 1900-01 change kit

Jan 1901

v German XI colours TBC
spurs 1901 change kit

November 1902

v Corinthians
spurs 1904-05 change kit

1904-1905

spurs v mtk budapest may 1905

May 1905

v Viennese XI colours TBC
spurs 1905-07 change kit

1905-1907

spurs 1903-04 change kit

February 1906

v Fulham
spurs change kit v fulham 1908

Sept-Dec 1908

spurs 1908-11 change kit

Jan 1909-1911

spurs 1911-12 change kit

1911-1912

spurs 1911-14 change kit

1912-1914

spurs 1914-19

1914-1919

spurs 1921-22 change kit

1919-1920

Also worn at home v Preston
tottenham hotspur change kit v preston 1921 fa cup semi final1921

1920-1921

Previous top worn twice
tottenham hotspur strip 25 march 1922 fa cup semi-final

1921-1922

Red shirt worn at Bolton
spurs 1922-23 change

1922-1923

spurs 1923-24 change

1923-1924

spurs 1925-26 change kit

1924-1927

spurs 1926-34 change kit

1927-1928

spurs 1928-30 change kit

1928-1930

spurs 1930-34 change kit

1930-Dec 33 1

spurs 1926-34 change kit

1931-Dec 33 2

spurs strip v preston 1931

10 Jan 1931

FA Cup v Preston
spurs 1933-34 change

Dec 1933-1934 1

spurs 1933-34 alternate change

Dec 1933-1934 2

tottenham hotspur v luton 1933

28 Jan 1933

FA Cup v Luton
spurs 1935-36 change kit

1934-1936

spurs 1936-47 change kit

1936-1947

spurs 1936-1937 change kit

1937

Home v Swansea & Preston
totenham hotspur kit worn at fulham december 1948

1947-Jan 1950

White shorts worn at least once per season
Spurs 1946 change kit

Jan 1950-Oct 1952

spurs 1952-53 change kit

1952-1953 FA Cup

Spurs 1955 change kit

1953-1956

Spurs 1946 change kit

September 1956

v Bolton W
spurs 1958-59 change kit

Feb 1957-1959

spurs 1959-1960 change kit

1959-1960

spurs 1958-60 third kit

1958-1960 3rd

spurs 1960-61 change kit

1960-1962

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tottenham hotspur 1962-63 change kit

1962-1963

V neck short sleeves also worn
Spurs 1964 change kit

1963-1965

spur 1965 change strip

1965-1967

1967-1969

spurs kit worn at olympique lyons 1967-68

29 Nov 1967 ECWC

Away v Olympique Lyons
Spurs 1967 change kit

1969-1970

spurs 1970-71 away kit

1970-1971

Spurs 1970 change kit

1971-1975

Umbro
spurs 1975-76 away kit

1975-1977

spurs strip v leeds united 17 feb 1977

19 Feb 1977

Away v Leeds Utd
Admiral
Spurs 1977 change kit

1977-1980

Le Coq Sportif
Spurs 1980 change kit

1980-1982 A 82-84 3rd

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Spurs 1982 change kit

1982-1983 A

Le Coq Sportif

1982-1983 3rd

Le Coq Sportif
Spurs 1983 change kit

1983-1985 A

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tottenham hotspur 1984 kit v hajduk split

1984 EUR

SF v Hajduk Split 1984
tottenham hotspur 1983-85 euro away kit

1983-1985 EUR A

Final v Anderlecht 1984
Hummel
Spurs 1985 change kit

1985-1987 A

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Hummel
Spurs 1986 third kit

1986-1987 3rd

spurs 1987-88 change

1987-1988 A

Hummel
Spurs 1988 change kit

1988-1991 A

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Umbro
Spurs 1991 change kit

1991-1994 A 94-95 3rd

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Spurs 1991 3rd kit

1991-1994 3rd

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Spurs 1994 change kit

1994-1995 A

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Pony
Spurs 1995 change kit

1995-1996 A 96-97 3rd

Pony
Spurs 1966 change kit

1995-96 3rd 96-97 A

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Spurs 1997 change kit

1997-1998 A

Pony
Spurs 1998 change kit

1998-1999 A

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Spurs 1999 change kit

1999-2000 A

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Spurs 2000 change kit

2000-2001 A

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Spurs 2001 change kit

2001-2002 A

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2001-2002 WCF

Kappa
Spurs 2002 change kit

2002-2003 A

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Spurs 2002 3rd kit

2002-2003 3rd

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Spurs 2003 change kit

2003-2004 A

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Spurs 2003 change kit

2003-2004 3rd

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Spurs 2004 change kit

2004-2005 A

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Spurs 2004 3rd kit

2004-2005 3rd

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Spurs 2005 change kit

2005-2006 A

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Spurs 2005 3rd kit

2005-2006 3rd

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Spurs 2006 change kit

2006-2007 A

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Spurs 2006 3rd kit

2006-2007 3rd

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Spurs 2007 change kit

2007-2008 A

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Spurs 2007 3rd kit

2007-2008 3rd

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Spurs 2007 125th anniversary kit

2007-2008 Special

Puma

2008-2009 A

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2008-2009 3rd

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spurs 2009 away

2009-2010 A

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spurs 2009-10 third

2009-2010 3rd

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tottenham hotspur 2010-11 away kit

2010-2011 A

Puma
tottenham hotspur 2010-11 third kit

2010-2011 3rd

Puma
tottenham hotspur 2011-12 away kit

2011-2012 A

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tottenham hotspur 2011-12 third kit

2011-2012 3rd

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spurs 2012-13 away kit

2012-2013 A

Under Armour
tottenham hotspur 2012-13 third kit

2012-2013 3rd

Under Armour
tottenham hotspur 2013-14 away kit

2013-2014 A

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tottenham hotspur 2013-14 third kit

2013-2014 3rd

Under Armour
spurs 2014-15 change kit

2014-2015 A

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tottenham hotspur 2014-15 third kit

2014-2015 3rd

Under Armour
spurs 2015-16 change kit

2015-2016 A

Under Armour
spurs 2015-16 3rd kit

2015-2016 3rd

Under Armour
spurs 2016-17 change kit

2016-2017 A

Under Armour
spurs 2016-17 3rd kit

2016-2017 3rd

Nike
spurs 2017-18 change kit

2017-2018 A

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spurs 2017-18 third kit

2017-2018 3rd

Nike
spurs 2018-19 change kit

2018-2019 A

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spurs 2018-19 third kit

2018-2019 3rd

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spurs 2019-20 2nd kit

2019-2020 A

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spurs 2019-20 3rd kit

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Background

spurs 125th anniversay kit

Since 1898 Spurs have worn white shirts and navy shorts but Richard Essen discovered in April 2020 that white shirts were introduced in 1890 as an alternative to the red shirts that were first choice at the time. In October 1890 chocolate and gold stripes were worn against Royal Artillery. These would become their first choice colours the following season.

Spurs' usually wore navy and white striped shirts with their usual shorts and socks in the Edwardian period although red shirts appeared in 1912. There were, however, several occasions when various different shirts were used in FA Cup matches as well as one or two League games.

After the Second World War, Spurs' wore red shirts with their usual navy blue shirts and stockings with white turnovers when a change was needed (occasionally white shorts appeared).

Navy shirts with white knickers were adopted late in the 1949-50 season and, although they usually wore striped shirts between 1953 and 1956, the plain shirts made several appearances as well.

An all-amber strip in shiny rayon was used three times in floodlit matches in the London Challenge Cup (October 1958). Tony Sealey, Andy Porter and John Matthews have discovered that a similar strip was worn in the Football League three times in 1960 but this was made from conventional cotton.

Tony Sealey has provided these notes from the first Spurs programme of the 1969-70 season: Supporters who travelled to Leeds on Saturday must have been surprised to see the team turn out in yellow shirts with a blue cockerel emblem. As Leeds wear white we were forced to change. Our change strip in recent years has been navy blue shirts, but this colour has now been banned by the League as it clashes with the referee's outfit.

Yellow and navy became Spurs' established alternative colours and when Admiral designed their new kits in 1977, they took up the theme with a unique shirt with navy blue epaulettes. Over the next few year Spurs established themselves as real innovators in kit design. Le Coq Sportif introduced the first shadow-striped kits for the team in 1982, featured both on the home kit and the new powder-blue away kit.

In 1985 Spurs signed up with Danish manufacturers, Hummel, who continued the trend for innovation with a striking all-white home kit paired up with a light blue away kit featuring white and navy diagonal pinstripes. Their navy third kit was even more innovative, adding diagonal purple stripes trimmed in light blue and white.

Umbro took over in 1991 with two striking designs. The yellow change kit featured an abstract chequered design in navy with grey patches while their light blue third kit sported "SPURS" woven into the fabric. These were followed by an all-navy change kit with purple splashes in 1994. After Umbro, Pony took over with some striking kits: purple with navy stripes (1995-96) and then navy and "ecru" in 1997.

In 1999 Spurs once again changed manufacturer, signing a contract with Adidas that lasted three seasons. Their designs incorporated three tradional pallettes, yellow and navy, navy and white and pale blue and navy. They were replaced by Kappa in 2002 who introduced some striking designs over the next four seasons, including an all-mauve outfit (2003-04) and a blue and yellow kit (2005-2006) that broke with tradition.

Yet another change of kit partner came in 2006 when Puma took over the franchise. Their understated but striking designs have an all-chocolate kit with gold trim that was inspired by Spurs' colours worn in 1896 when they joined the Southern League. Puma also designed the club's 125th anniversary kit (worn once only) which was based on Spurs' 1884 colours, originally adopted as a tribute to the great Blackburn Rovers team.

In 2012 Spurs commissioned Under Armour as their kit supplier. Their first away kit in all-navy bore more than a passing resemblance to the original Hotspur FC kit but on the reverse it featured a unique diagonally striped panel in two shades of blue.

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Sources

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  • A = Away (change) kit
  • 3rd = Third choice kit
  • EUR = European home kit
  • WCF = Worthington Cup Final

Information on kits 1901-1966 provided by Andy Porter, official historian to Tottenham Hotspur with aditional research by Tony Sealey.