the definitive illustrated guide to all Newton Heath and Manchester United kits since 1878
All the kits since 1878
Until the re-design is complete the outfield and goalkeeper kits worn by United since 1878 will continue to be found in their separate sections.
As the site is gradually updated we will modify the links to take readers to the new pages.
This season's kits along with match by match information can be found here.
The kits worn in post-war testimonial games at Old Trafford. The kits are grouped together in periods rather than by season.
The kits that cannot be easily classified can be found here.
A series of articles detailing aspects of the history of United's kits.
Free desktop wallpapers designed by Tim Ashmore.
Latest News and site updates
August 17th 2015
John Ford has sent photographic evidence for many of the matches from the mid 1970s that we had been unable to identify United's kit. The 1975/76, 1976/77 and 1977/78 pages have all been updated with the information provided by John. Cheers mate!
We are working on the new adidas kits wihich will be uploaded shortly. The new designs certainly seem to have been well received.
July 28th 2015
We have started to re-design the site and plan to incorporate the outfield and goalkeeper kits into a single kits section. We will also add a new zoom feature that will allow you to examine many of the kits in greater detail, as well as adding several new variants we have discovered.
The re-design involves some extensive changes and may take several months to complete so we appreciate your pateience. The site will remain accessible throughout and we will continue to update the 2015/16 season kits.
July 21st 2015
We have uploaded a correction to the shirt worn by Gary Bailey in the League Cup semi-final against Arsenal at Old Trafford in 1982/83 identified by contributor Sean Moran.
July 20th 2015
We have added the pre-season kits worn at the start of the 1995/96 season as well as correcting he shirt numbers worn i the 1995 and 1996 FA Cup Finals. Daniel has also tweaked the shirt number for both the home and third kits worn in 1993/94.
We have also uploaded a photo sent to us by Dermot McCarthy of a long sleeved embroidered shirt prepared for Arthur Albiston's testimonial but not worn during the game.
Finally we will be dding the kits worn in this season's pre-season tour games in the USA, the last of the Nike kits before the new adidas contract begins on Augusrt 1st.
July 8th 2015
Two new goalkeeper kits have been added to the 1998/99 page, the ome kit worn in pre-season and the kit worn in Teddy Scott's testiomonial game.
We have also added the three kits worn in the 1998 pre-season games.
July 7th 2015
Daniel has been busy checking United's pre-season kits. We have added all the kits worn in the 1999 and 2000 pre-season games. We have also added a new goalkeeper's kit worn in the 1999 pre-season. Daniel has also discovered that in the friendly against South China in Hong Kong Bosnich wore the long sleeved change kit but with the sleeves cut off above the elbow.
We have also tweaked the shirt numbers on the European home shirts 1999-2001 and third shirts 1999/2000.
June 19th 2015
We have added the kits worn by United in the 1988 pre-season. Daniel has also discovered a new sock style worn in the 1995/96 UEFA Cup. Both the corrected outfield and goalkeeper's kits have been uploaded.
June 6th 2015
The improved Premier League logo has been added to the gaolkeeping shirts for the seasons from 2007/08. We have also uploaded new goalkeeper number graphics for the 2002/03 and 2003/04 seasons, and corrected a mistake on the 1984/85 European goalkeeper shirts.
Daniel has discovered a new shirt won by Scmeichel in the 1991/92 season. In the opening fixtures the shirt did not have the Football League sleeve patch. The graphics of all the gaolkeeping shirts and numbers have also been improved for this season and for 1990/91.
We have added the kit worn at Maine Road against City in the Manchester International Tournament in 1987/88 and corrected the kits worn in the Amsterdam Tornament 1986/87.The kits worn in the 1990/91 pre-season games have also been added.
Finally the shorts worn as part of United's European kit during the 1999/2000 season featured two gold stars on the club badge. We have revised the page.
June 1st 2015
Now the season is over Daniel's match by match summary of the kits worn by de Gea and Valdes in 2014/15 has been uploaded.
Regular contributor Keith Ellis has discovered a photo of United in the V-neck aertex shirt worn at the start of the 1967/68 season, whilst Sean Moran and Tony Russell have identified kits worn by United in 1972/73 and 1975/76. The pages for those seasons have been updated.
Also thanks to Tom Erik Gundersen who sent us a photo of a 1992/93 third kit shirt which clearly shows the Umbro logo was embroidered.
Daniel has discovered that the black shorts worn by United in the Maine Road 'derby' in 1975/76 were not plain as we first believed. They were loaned from City's change kit and featured an Umbro logo. This has been confirmed by United shirt collector Mike Dixon
Read the previous weekly updates in our archive.
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in the International Champions Cup against Paris Saint-Germain
Manchester United Match2Match
Paul is the author of a series of books on United's history. The books can be ordered from the publishers at match2match.co.uk
Each book covers a single season with first team results, match reports, player profiles. There are also weekly league tables as well as the results from other games.
Details of the Reserve and Junior team matches are also included along with the line-us.
We rely on contributions to maintain the acuracy of the site.
If you have discovered a kit that we do not feature on the site, or believe we may have made a mistake, please contact us and if possible attach a photograph of the kit.
Your contributions are valuable and will be fully acknowledged.
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