Dave Sullivan confirms West Ham's kit plans for first season at the Olympic Stadium

West Ham fans

Dave Sullivan, the son of West Ham United co-owner David, has been talking about the club's kit plans for next season.

West Ham fans under a Bobby Moore statue before the match

The Hammers impressed fans and pundits alike by mounting a serious challenge for the Champions League places this season.

As well as taking a number of notable scalps home and away, including a historic treble over Liverpool, Slaven Bilic has reinvigorated the East Londoners and with stars such as Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini, the Hammers are playing the 'West Ham way' once more.

The Irons have officially enjoyed their best points return in the Premier League era and have a positive goal difference for the first time since 1986.

Bilic also masterminded a fitting and thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Manchester United in the last ever game at Upton Park.

And the club has now qualified for the Europa League after the Red Devils beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.

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Exciting times to be a Hammer

With the move to their new 60,000 seater Olympic Stadium fast approaching this summer, including a prestigious inaugural game there against Italian and European giants Juventus, there is plenty to be excited about for Hammers fans.

But as if that wasn't enough now details about the club's plans for the new season's kit have been confirmed by Sullivan on Twitter.

Scores of mock-ups, designs and supposed "leaks" of what the new strips could look like have dominated social media and internet forums in recent weeks.

West Ham's Dimitri Payet puts his shirt over his head after missing a chance to score

Sullivan consulted dad over kit plans

And after consulting his dad, Dave Sullivan responded to a fan on Twitter with some inside information.

"Everyone asking about kit I will ask dad now and let you know.

"Away kit will be released first. July is release - we need to be in Olympic Stadium and (the new club) shop working fully before release.

"Exact dates on club website soon."

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16

Juve should see home strip debut

So there you have it West Ham fans, the club's new shop must be fully operational before the kits can be released with the away strip, rumoured to be white, going on sale first.

In recent years the home strip has been released in time for the club's last pre-season friendly, which has traditionally been played at home.

If West Ham are true to form that could mean the home kit lands the week running up to that Juve game on Ausgust 7th.

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