What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Championship

It’s time for the second of our pre-season round-up of what teams in England will be wearing over the coming season, and today we’re covering the Championship. It’s the fourth most-watched league in Europe, and with a reorganisation of money going into the Football League as a whole benefitting clubs in this division to the detriment of Leagues One and Two, it seems likely that the perception of the Championship as the Premier League’s little brother will be greater than ever this season. Once we are down into this division, though, there are a couple of sartorial differences that we can note. Sponsors’ names start to appear elsewhere, on the backs of shirts and so on (a sure sign of the desperation of clubs at this level to bring more money into their club), and the larger manufacturers are more likely to simply stick a badge on a template shirt from their catalogue than they might be for a bigger club. Still, let’s get on with the show – you can click on the clubs’ names in bold text to see the shirts. Barnsley: First up, then, are Barnsley, who have a nice, local sponsor, but whose kit is about as non-descript as they come, courtesy of the Italian manufacturers, Lotto, who have beeen providing their shirts without having particularly setting the world alight since 2008. Bristol City: Adidas...

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