SAINTS predicted their new away kit could divide opinion - and it certainly appears that is the case, judging by reaction on social media.
Living up to the marketing mantra of Bold is Brave, the teal, aqua, and gold adorned shirt has arguably split the fanbase, with some Saints supporters still yet to decide where their loyalties lie.
Some are undecided on the colours, whilst others are not sure about the waves designed to represent the Solent.
In the announcement of the kit this morning, Saints' Sarah Batters, director of marketing of partnerships, predicted: “We know our fans may be divided on their opinions of the shirt, given the colour choice and the standout pattern, but we look forward to seeing it worn by our fans.”
With two kits now revealed, some fans pitted the away kit against the home kit, which also caused a stir thanks to the fact it deviates from the red and white stripes Saints are famed for.
Here are just a few of the reactions shared by Saints fans on Twitter.
— CleanSheetWipeout (@CS_Wipeout) July 4, 2022
Whats all the drama about the new kit? I don't get it! if you wear replica kits and like it, buy it, fair play to you. If you don't like it, don't buy it & finally if you don't buy replica kits anyway, why let it bother you either way? #saintsfc #bebold #bebrave haha
— Craig Parker (@craigthesaint) July 4, 2022
— Ben Parfitt (@BenParfitt) July 4, 2022
The kit colourwave is banging just the waves I’m split on #SaintsFC
— George (@SaintGeorge_SFC) July 4, 2022
— CJ (@saintsfan2222) July 4, 2022
— Stuart Gregory Esq (@Mortgage_Stu) July 4, 2022
Wasn't sure of the new away kit at first but it's growing on me already 🤔🌊 #saintsfc
— Nathaniel Harmer (@nattyharmer) July 4, 2022
— Mart (@SFCMart) July 4, 2022
— 🄳🄰🅅🄴 ✯ (@DavidComlay) July 4, 2022
— Mitchell Rankin🇷🇸 (@MRankin8_) July 4, 2022
All very Solent-y but an absolute abomination. Since when was Paisley back in fashion?
— justin strongustin (@justinaminute) July 4, 2022
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