Why are Newcastle wearing a one-off kit vs Brighton and will it be on sale?

NEWCASTLE are set for a tough encounter against Brighton TODAY – and they will be freshly dressed for the occasion.

The Magpies are hoping to stop Brighton’s move after the Seagulls’ heroic win over Manchester United.

Newcastle will wear an alternative kit for their clash against Brighton

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Newcastle will wear an alternative kit for their clash against BrightonPhoto credit: Newcastle United FC

But a bizarre situation has forced Eddie Howe’s men to depict sky blue colors in their workout gear.

Find out why below.

Why are Newcastle wearing a one-off kit against Brighton?

The Premier League decided in the rarest of scenarios that all THREE the Magpies strip would clash with Brighton’s kits.

As a result, Newcastle have been given special permission to wear an alternative kit to be used by the players in warm-up training sessions.

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A statement on the club’s official website read: “Accordingly, Newcastle United have been granted special permission by the Premier League to wear a sky blue shirt.”

Featuring the silhouette of St James’ Park and several of the city’s landmarks, this jersey is worn with the traditional black shorts and socks.

Is the one-time kit available for sale?

Newcastle fans will be delighted to hear that the kit is expected to go on sale soon.

A statement read: “The shirt will normally be worn by players on matchdays as a pre-match shirt, but will be branded with FUN88, noon.com and the Premier League for the trip to the Amex Stadium.

“The pre-match shirt will be available soon from shop.nufc.co.uk.”

When does Brighton play Newcastle?

  • Brighton vs Newcastle takes place on Saturday, 13.8.
  • The game starts at 3pm UK time.
  • Amex Stadium will be the designated arena, which can accommodate approximately 31,800 fans.

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