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Our Top 10 Retro England Shirts

EURO 2024 is upon us – but more than that – summer tournament football is back! Forget about wrapping up warm for the December World Cup, this is proper beer-garden, shades, football-shirts-on-show weather and with that in mind we’ve picked out our Top 10 Retro England Football Shirts to wear this summer as the Three Lions embark on the road to Berlin.

The rise of retro football shirts has hit the scene like a huge wave of nostalgia as fans look to show their colours in throwback style and here at Pro:Direct Soccer we’ve got massive stock of some of your favourite England home, away and third jerseys designs from tournaments gone by.

With prices from just £35, Score Draw Retro England shirts are a summer essential when the goals start going in, the beers start flying overhead and the tears start streaming when we endvetbaly fall short in the semi-final. No, snap out of it. It’s coming home. Anyway, the list, let’s get to it…
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10: England 1970 World Cup Third Shirt

Taking it way back to the scorching heat of the 1970 World Cup in Mexico with this stunning and minimal third shirt that has a stylish off-pitch feel. This airy design is built for heat and will keep you chilled ahead of those big games in Germany this summer. The number 6 on the back pays tribute to legendary England captain Bobby Moore who wore this shirt as a defending World Champion.

9: England EURO 2004 Home Shirt

Mark twenty years since EURO 2004 with the shirt worn by Wayne Rooney to tear up the tournament. That little bit of red on the shoulder and collar was just enough to make this shirt a classic. Two decades on, bring it back this summer.

8: England 2002 World Cup Home Shirt

Somehow this is 22 years old this summer? Yeah, we’ll double check that, doesn’t seem right. What a World Cup this was in Japan and South Korea. Redemption against Argentina and then crashing out to Ronaldinho shot (cross) that looped over David Seaman. That red stripe through the badge was an instant hit.
7: England EURO 1996 Home Shirt

The ultimate summer of English football. Taking it back to when England hosted the European Championships in 1996 – Three Lions blaring out the stereo and a whole nation truly believing that football was coming home. Until it didn’t. Cheers Germany (again). You’re not an England fan if your DNA is not built in tears and heartache – it’s what will make victory so much sweeter one day.

6: England EURO 1996 Away Shirt

“Gareth Southgate, the whole of England is with you… oh it’s saved!” The shirt that Southgate wore to miss that decisive penalty as England crashed out of EURO 1996 at Wembley. Stick this on and use it as inspiration for when he lifts the trophy in Berlin. Redemption.

5: England 1998 World Cup Home Shirt

Michael Own tying the Argentina defence in knots. Beckham’s red card. This shirt has so much history and iconic moments attached to it. France ’98 was another tournament of heartbreak but drenched in English football DNA. The home shirt, with its buttoned collar, was a beaut.
4: England 1986 World Cup Third Shirt

Another Mexico World Cup under the intense summer sun. That classic v-neck collar and cuff combination is beautifully retro, and that rarer worn third shirt blue colour was a beautiful design

that will turn heads in the pubs, festivals and BBQs this summer. Perhaps harshly missing out on a top 3 finish.
3: England 1986 World Cup Home Shirt

Ok, so not having this at number one caused chaos in the office. All these retro shirts will be attached to nostalgia depending on your age or generation but any England fan can appreciate the stunning 80s design of this shirt. Gary Lineker all over, this one.
2: England 1990 World Cup Blackout Shirt

Yeah, yeah, this is a bit of a curveball. England didn’t actually wear this design but when it comes to wanting to wear something a little bit different this summer then this shirt is right up there. A blackout edition of the 1990 World Cup shirts. Low-key style that will look sharp with a pair of black shades.

1: England 1990 World Cup Away Shirt

There’s just something about England red kits isn’t there? This here is the England 1990 Away Shirt and we’re not having anyone tell us that this shouldn’t be number one. The fold-over collar, sleeve cuffs and sublimated print is all footballing heritage.