Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult's Small
Chest Measurement: 36-38 Inches / 92-97 CM
Colour: Yellow, navy blue trim
Player: #7 (Robert Pires Squad No.)
Official Nike Arsenal away log sleeve football shirt from the 2005/06 season. Complete with #7 on the back of the shirt in official Lextra Premier League lettering.
Condition of this original football jersey is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
Arsenal lost to league champions Chelsea in the 2005 FA Community Shield at the Millennium Stadium. An indifferent start in the league saw Arsenal peak in second position after 13 matches, but a run of three consecutive defeats a month later had effectively ruled them out of title contention. On the final day, they beat Wigan Athletic 4–2 at Highbury; Tottenham Hotpsur's defeat at West Ham United meant Arsenal secured fourth place.
The team's performances in Europe were more striking; they eliminated Real Madrid, Juventus and Villarreal in the knockout stages. In the 2006 UEFA Champions League Final held at the Stade de France in Paris on 17 May 2006, goalkeeper Jens Lehmann was sent off for a professional foul on Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o. Although defender Sol Campbell gave Arsenal a first half lead from a set piece, the team conceded twice in the final 15 minutes to lose the match.
To mark the final season at Highbury, Arsenal held a valedictory campaign titled "Highbury – The Final Salute". The club staged several themed matchdays and a redcurrant home kit replaced the common red to honour the shirts worn in 1913.
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