Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adults Medium
Chest Measurement: 39-41 Inches / 99-103 CM
Colour: Yellow, blue trim
Official Umbro Chelsea away football shirt from the 1996/97 season.
Condition of this original football shirt is 9/10 –Superb (see photos).
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
With Glenn Hoddle leaving to become England manager, Chelsea gave the managerial role to midfielder Ruud Gullit, who used his continental connections to bring in world-class international players such as France center-back Frank Leboeuf, and Italian superstars such as midfielder Roberto Di Matteo, Parma's playmaker Gianfranco Zola and the Champions League winning striker and Juventus captain Gianluca Vialli.
Gullit had a dream start to his managerial career as Chelsea won the FA Cup with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough, ending Chelsea's 26-year trophy drought and making him the first foreign manager to win a major trophy with an English club. Zola was voted FWA Footballer of the Year after a brilliant first season at Stamford Bridge in which he scored 12 goals and contributed many assists, while fellow countryman and record £4.5 million signing Roberto Di Matteo scored one of Chelsea's goals in the triumphant Wembley final.
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