Newcastle news: fans notice similarity with Premier League rivals as Magpies unveil their third kit

‘Wolvescastle United’: Newcastle fans notice similarity with Premier League rivals as Magpies unveil their third kit

  • Newcastle United have unveiled their garish orange third kit for 2019/20 season
  • Supporters have claimed it resembles the strip of Premier League rivals Wolves 
  • The top design features a tribute to the roof of the club’s stadium St James’ Park 
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Newcastle have revealed their orange third kit for the 2019/20 season, with many supporters picking up on a similarity with a certain Premier League rival.

The strip, featuring a gold and orange pattern on the shirt with black trim, plus orange shorts and orange socks, evoked comparisons with Wolverhampton Wanderers. 

Indeed, fans were quick to point out the resemblance, once chiming in with: ‘Wolvescastle United’. 

Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schär and Paul Dummett modelled Newcastle United's new third kit

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Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schär and Paul Dummett modelled Newcastle United’s new third kit

Another joked that: ‘If we use it at Molineux we might scrape a point,’ but another claimed that ‘looking like Wolves won’t make you play like them.’ 

The pattern chosen for the top is inspired by the St. James’ Park roof, showing the steel and glass structure that reaches out over the Milburn Stand and Leazes End. 

The Magpies have already revealed their home and away kits for the coming season, which they begin with the visit of Arsenal on Sunday August 11. 

The pattern on the shirt is inspired by the St James' Park roof and its steel and glass structure

The pattern on the shirt is inspired by the St James' Park roof and its steel and glass structure

The pattern on the shirt is inspired by the St James’ Park roof and its steel and glass structure

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The kit unveil comes as relations between the fans and club hierarchy remain strained, with protests planned for the opening games of the season over recent management decisions.  

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