We are this evening delighted to announce the launch of our new bespoke Macron home kit for seasons 2014/15 and 2015/16, as well as the continuation of our long-running partnership with international financial services giant Prudential.
To celebrate our upcoming 70th anniversary in 2015, the kit is a modern take on an iconic Albion design from the past and sees the return of the two red “hoops” against a white background which featured from 1957-1965. It also sees the temporary return to a crest from the past: the saltire and lion rampant featured on our shirts from 1961 to 1964.
The logo of our main sponsor Prudential will once again adorn the front of our home shirt, as we continue our fantastic relationship with the local employer. Furthermore, talks are at an advanced stage to secure a new sponsor for the back of the home shirt, with an announcement to follow soon. Italian sportswear manufacturer Macron will remain as our official first-team kit supplier for a second and third season, and Macron Store Neath have been instrumental in the production of this unique design.
Commissioned specifically for Stirling Albion, the new home shirt is based on designs from the 1960s, and is manufactured in pioneering pro-fit Macron Gotex material.
The kit will be on sale soon from the club shop at Forthbank Stadium, and online via the web-store, with announcements in this regard to follow on our website. Pre-orders can be made now by contacting the club via the usual channels.
As in previous years, season ticket holders will be able to enjoy a discount on replica kit. All season ticket holders are entitled to a 10% discount on all replica kit purchases from the club shop.
Stuart Brown, SAFC Operations Director, said: “As hard to believe as it may be(!), I’m old enough to have seen us play in the original version of the shirt and seeing it for the first time has brought back some great memories from my Binos’ supporting childhood.
“This is our first venture, since the advent of fans’ ownership, into the world of bespoke kit and I hope that everyone will be understanding for the resultant requirement for our prices having to be increased.
“Despite the increase, our prices remains very competitive in comparison with other clubs, especially for season ticket holders, who can take advantage of our special offer of 10% discount on their replica kit purchases made in person from the club shop at Forthbank Stadium.
“On behalf of everyone associated with Stirling Albion, I extend a huge thank you to our long-standing major sponsor, Prudential, and to our kit supplier, Macron, for their help in making this happen.”
Replica kit is priced at £40 for adult shirts and £35 for youth sizes. As above – a 10% discount is applied for season ticket holders.
The new kit is pictured below, modelled by Chris Smith, Graham Weir and Dale Fulton.
More pictures available on our Facebook page