Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Light wear to sponsor
Size: Adult’s Large
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 106-112 CM
Colour: Blue & navy stripes, white trim
Official Adidas Newcastle United away football shirt from the 2004/05 season.
Condition of this original football jersey is 8/10 Excellent. Light wear to sponsor (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
The season began poorly for Newcastle, with no wins in their first four matches, and manager Bobby Robson was sacked, bringing to an end his five-year tenure at the club. His assistant, John Carver took over as caretaker manager, managing one win, but was not considered for the permanent post, and left in September 2004. Blackburn Rovers manager Graeme Souness was brought in, but despite a positive start, he was unable to mount a challenge anywhere near the Champions League challenge the team had managed the previous season.
Towards the end of the season, team-mates Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer were sent off for fighting with each other during a game. Their suspensions, coupled with several injuries, left Newcastle light on players. The club finished in 14th place in the league for the 2004–05 season, nine places below the fifth-place finish. Chairman Freddy Shepherd had deemed "not good enough" 12 months earlier.
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