Newcastle fans react on Twitter to leak of the club's new home shirt

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The Magpies support have given their verdict on next season's attire via social media.

 

JD sports have leaked next season's Newcastle United home shirt before the official launch by the football club and kit manufacturer Puma.

The sports retailer made the shirt available to pre-order at £52.00 shortly after the club began promoting a teaser video throughout social media without showing any in-depth detail.

 

There has not been a lot to get excited about at St James' Park this season with the Newcastle United faithful still uncertain about Premier League safety, hovering as they do just above the relegation zone.

The leak of a new home strip may excite some fans but it will not mend the pain of a basement battle. Taking note of initial reactions, the Toon Army are mixed as to what they think about the JD Sports leak.

What we ought to consider is every season there are numerous kit leaks involving Premier League clubs, but not often do you see an established retailer reveal it for sale before the football club in question has done so.

A lot of emphasis is being put on the blue outline and strikes across the shirt which will undoubtedly satisfy club owner Mike Ashley, colour coordinating with Wonga, another paying sponsor.

Football fans in general don't like change when it comes to kits and appearance. That's why you see so many attending games in traditional retro attire.

Here are some of the best tweets from the Newcastle fans.

 

 

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