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EVERTON HOME 1986-89

In the week that Everton signed a new 5-year kit deal with Umbro, it seems appropriate to highlight the Umbro-made shirt the Toffees wore when they were champions of England for the ninth – and last time – in 1987.

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Howard Kendall was in charge when the First Division title was brought to Goodison Park for the second time in three seasons during a highly successful spell in the mid-80’s; an era which included one FA Cup victory from three successive final appearances and a European Cup Winners Cup triumph.

Blues legends such as Kevin Ratcliffe, Peter Reid, Graeme Sharp, Kevin Sheedy and Trevor Steven pulled on this shiny-checked, NEC-sponsored jersey in a time when Merseyside was the place to be for football.

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The 80’s and 90’s were also Umbro’s heyday for kit design as they emerged as one of the world’s leading suppliers – Everton’s design heralding an unprecedented era of success and innovation for the Cheshire-based sportswear company.

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Classic Retro shirts now available from Campo Retro www.camporetro.com

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