World Cup of Kits Winner

You will remember that in the summer, we held the inaugural Oldham Athletic World Cup of Kits. You will probably also recall that the winning shirt was the 1991/1992 home shirt, a shirt we wore in the famous Sheffield Wednesday game on the last day of the 1990/91 season and our first full season back playing top flight football. It’s clear, whilst there were some contenders to the throne, this is shirt we all remember dearly.

Many players who live fondly in the memories of Latics fans wore this shirt, including Mike Milligan, Nick Henry, Earl Barrett, Gunnar Halle, Richard Jobson, Rick Holden and of course Andy Ritchie and Roger Palmer.

We wore this kit for some memorable games as well, including the 3-0 demolition of Chelsea in our first home game of the season, the 4-3 win against Notts County when Ian Marshall’s thunderbolt won it late on and the 5-1 against Luton, where Graeme Sharpe scored 4 goals.

Following requests from many supporters since the World Cup of Kits for a number of months we have been working on it and we have now partnered with a company able to produce and supply a modern take on this kit that can now be yours to own. We are delighted that we have managed to get this over the line, partly because it’s a fantastic way to raise money for a great cause and also because we think it’s a fantastic design of a shirt that is notoriously difficult to obtain online. A big thanks also has to go to Lendlease for allowing us to use the Bovis sponsorship.

The price for the shirt will be £31.60 for adults and £25 for Juniors + £4.99 UK P&P (as they will be required to be signed for) and all pre-orders will be taken between Wednesday 16th September and Friday 9th October. Similar to the badges, any shirts being sent abroad the P&P will be determined by Royal Mail charges. In terms of the design, you will see the classic sponsorship and attention to detail with the design. The shirt is made from bird eye polyester and the badge is embroidered, the rest will be sublimated. Here are a few of your questions answered:

What sizes are available?

Adult (Chest to fit size)
XS 33-35″ S 35-37″ M 37-39″ L 39-41″ XL 42-45″ 2XL 45-47.5″ 3XL 48-50″ 4XL 51-53″ 5XL 53-56″

Women (Chest to fit size)
XS 29-31″ S 32-34″ M 34-35.5″ L 36-37″ XL 37.5-39″ 2XL 39.5-40.5″

Junior (Chest to fit size)
XSJ 26” SJ 27.5” MJ 30″ LJ 31.5″

Where will my money go?

As per our recent online vote that took place from Sunday to Tuesday, our chosen charity for the 2020/21 season will be Melanoma UK, and ALL proceeds from sales will go directly to them.

How do I place an order?

All orders are taken as pre-orders via email. The prices are fixed and to be perfectly transparent, PTB will not make a single penny from any sales. All of the price you pay (less production costs and delivery) will go to our chosen charity. To order you just need to do the following:

Email with the following details:

– Quantity
– Size(s)
– Full Name
– Address (inc Postcode)

We will then email you back with a unique reference number and details of where to send your money. BACS will be the payment option.

How long will it take to arrive?

All shirts are bulk produced and will take around 4-6 weeks to arrive from the close of the pre-ordering time period.

Can I send my order back if it doesn’t fit?

As these are pre-orders, they are all produced at the same time (to order a significant number of shirts in different sizes wouldn’t be financially sound in the event that not all shirts are sold) so returns will not be accepted, however what we will look to do is create a “swap shop” where fans can exchange shirts for another that fits however we would strongly advise you to check your size/ measurements properly before ordering.

Obviously if you have any queries around the process then please let us know and we will try our best to respond in good time. We are really excited about this and we hope you are too.

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