We are proud to present our new adidas away kit for the 2022/23 season, which celebrates our passionate supporters in the ‘Little Islingtons’ in the United States and around the world.
The new all-black kit combines a bronze cannon badge and bronze metallic trims with an all-over AFC graphic inspired by the Arsenal lettering fans pass on their way to Emirates Stadium. Partnered with black shorts and socks, the shirt will be available in both authentic and replica versions in men’s and women’s fit, as well as a youth kit.
It will be worn on-pitch for the first time on Wednesday, July 20 when our men’s team face Orlando City, and during our pre-season tour, we’ll be celebrating what it means to be an overseas supporter of Arsenal.
Gooners everywhere connect with the club through their own Little Islington community, no matter where they are in the world. Chinatown, Koreatown, Little Italy – in cities across the United States these cultural outposts are everywhere. Inspired by these locations, we’re introducing ‘Little Islington’ to the millions of Gooners who live in America.
Our away kit launch film features Aston Mack, the inspirational founder of the Orlando Freedom Fighters. In July 2020, Aston was spotted at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in the city wearing an Arsenal shirt, and afterwards, he spoke powerfully about how the shirt filled him with strength and pride, saying no-one ever brings up his race when he puts it on because as soon as he’s wearing the badge, he’s a Gooner.
Speaking on his connection to our shirt, Aston, said: “As a proud Orlando Gooner, to me, the Arsenal jersey means strength, solidarity and pride. When I wear the jersey, it takes me to another world. I feel protected, I feel connected, I feel part of a bigger community.
“I’m proud of Arsenal for presenting what our jersey means to people like me. It’s more than a jersey, it’s a representation of home and family, no matter where we’re from or where we live.” - hear more about Aston's story
Our new away kit is available now at Arsenal Direct, the Armoury and in-store and online with adidas
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