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Dundee FC 1985-1987 Home Shirt

Dundee FC 1985-1987 Home Shirt

Dundee have had some notably great kits.  The admiral 76-80, the 1961/62 Championship winning Umbro kit, the Sampdoria stripe Asics 1992/93 kit but the 85-87 Umbro kit is a classic for many reasons.  It’s a great looking classic but it was used for many great games and victories.  Everyone knows Albert Kidd stopping Hearts from winning the League game but I remember it for a few less talked about matches.  First up, the 1985 Forfarshire Cup Final at Tannadice.  30th November, a particularly freezing day.  That cold, a Dundee United ball boy was carried from the pitchside with likely hypothermia.  Goals...


Dundee FC 1983-1985 Home Shirt

Dundee FC 1983-1985 Home Shirt

The 83/85 Dundee FC Umbro shirt, the first of the silky kind the club had and it didn’t take long for cult status. We hadn’t beat Dundee United since the 1979/80 season, a 1-0 victory with Eric Sinky Sinclair notching the winner. The 5th November 1983 will live long in the memory as the fireworks were at Tannadice with a 1-0 win with Peter Mackie scoring the famous goal. A result that helped in stopping that United team winning the League for a second year. It wouldn’t be until the following season we would see another derby victory and what...


 

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