The Kitbliss Podcast

Episode 27: Liverpool FC Kit History

Published: 23 June 2020. Special guests: John Devlin (, Rich Johnson ( and Jay ( Duration: 2h 1m.

Later than planned, we bring you another edition of the podcast that asks: What exactly is a Buckminsterfullerene?

The longest ever episode of The Kitbliss Podcast finds Rich, Jay and Chris for a topical tribute to the 2019-20 Premier League champions, Liverpool FC - and specifically their best kits.

Stopping off in each decade from the 1980's to the 2010's, all three members of the podcast team pick out their favourite Anfield attire. They assess the great Pinstripe v Shadow-Pattern wars of the 80's, a wide range of collars (be they wide, flappy or downright peculiar) and the influence of ZX Spectrum computer games on Warrior Sports' output.

Plus there's jokes about Wham, the virtues of a shirt sponsor with immense gravitational pull and a longing for the comforting days when tuberculosis was all we had. As if that wasn't enough, there's also a big Kit News section (with accompanying Crib Sheet), far too much swearing, and a willingness to waffle that can only be improved with the aid of some classical music...



Associate Producers:

Terry Duffelen, Trym Hogner, Gavin Hope, Denis Hurley, Les Motherby, Rich Nelson, Neil Rawlings, Jonathan Smith, Kheng Lai Tan and Rik Keepers-Heath.

Senior Associate Producers:

Jay (, Rich Johnson, Nick Sindt and Chris Nee.

Presented, edited and produced by

Chris Oakley.


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