Play Forever. Puma and Manchester City celebrate iconic teams of the past and Club legend Colin Bell with the launch of the new 2022/23 home kit.
Available to buy now, the new kit takes its inspiration from the fearless City teams of the late 1960s – but also from the man our fans nicknamed ‘Colin the King’.
From 1967 to 1971, no team could match the style and swagger of Manchester City.
City went on to win every domestic title and topped it off with the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1970.
Half a century on, that team still inspires the new generation of players as the Club continues to push boundaries at home and in Europe.
Sitting among the pantheon of extraordinary footballers that have graced the Manchester City shirt is Colin Bell.
One of City’s greatest ever players, Bell was inspirational for the Club for a decade and in 1967/68, he was the driving force in a side that won its first league title in 31 years.
As one of City’s biggest icons, the new home kit pays tribute to Bell and the City sides of that era.
Bell was a huge fan favorite for his incredible athleticism and limitless stamina. He was the beating heart of the side.
The new 2022/23 home kit echoes the classic designs of the past, placing the Club crest at the center of the light blue jersey with signature maroon trims on the sleeve cuffs.
The crown logo placed inside the neckline pays tribute to ‘Colin the King’.
“The new Manchester City home kit is a fitting tribute to classic City home kits styles of the past. We wanted to create a modern spin on the jerseys worn between 1967 to 1971,” said Marco Mueller, Senior Head of Product Line Management Teamsport Apparel.
“The maroon trim was an important detail because this was an iconic color seen on many of the previous City home kits. The jersey is a great tribute to the entertaining teams of old and the exciting free-flowing football of the current City team.”
Jon Bell, Colin’s son, said, “As a family, we’re incredibly touched that the Club and PUMA have chosen to remember the teams of the late 1960s and my dad with next season’s home kit – it’s a beautiful gesture.
“It really captures the history and togetherness of Manchester City as a club, and I hope the fans like it and can remember those great moments.”
The new jersey arrives in two iterations.
The authentic jersey features ULTRAWEAVE performance fabric and dryCELL sweat-wicking technology, making the jersey the lightest and most comfortable PUMA has ever made.
The Replica version is made with 100% recycled polyester with dryCELL sweat-wicking technology to keep you dry and comfortable throughout the 90 minutes and beyond – no matter the time, pitch, or place.
Celebrate icons of the past with the 2022/23 Manchester City which is now available at PUMA stores, PUMA .com, the Etihad Stadium CityStore and our online store (mancity.com/shop).
And remember, delivery is free when you spend £90/US$130/100 euros.
Members and seasoncard holders get 10% off.