It’s been way too long without fans – but isn’t it fantastic that the next time we all get together it’ll be with everybody wearing the brand new 2021/22 season replica kit!
The deliveries are in, stock has been checked and counted and, even if we say so ourselves, we think both the home and away designs are going to be popular, with a twist on some old favourites to pique the interest levels yet further.
So, on to the kit launch – as a thank you to our season ticket holders, and for everything they went through last year, they’ll be getting the first viewing and first opportunity to buy on Thursday 24 June, right here in our Blues Store on Warwick Road, between 4pm and 8pm.
Social distancing measures will be in place – we thank you in advance for your patience – and face coverings will be mandatory (unless you are exempt).
Please note – 2020/21 season ticket holders get a 10% discount. Please bring proof of purchase (a receipt) or ID, where your name will be checked against our database.
A full Blues Store loyalty card can be redeemed against all purchases over £5. Blues Store vouchers can also be used during the event.
General sale starts in-store from 10am on Friday 25 June.
Keep an eye out on the official website this week as we release teaser images of your brand-new kit, and we’ll be confirming prices as we head towards the weekend launch.
Blues Store 2021/22 ERREA kit launch opening times:
+ Thursday 24 June – 4pm to 8pm: in-store sales for 20/21 season ticket holders – bring your season ticket card, if you have it, or some other form of identification (your name will be checked off our season ticket holder list).
+ Friday 25 June – 10am to 5pm
+ Saturday 26 June – 10am to 5pm
+ Sunday 27 June – CLOSED
+ Monday 28 June – 10am to 5pm
+ Tuesday 29 June – 10am to 5pm
+ Wednesday 30 June – CLOSED
+ Thursday 1 July – 10am to 5pm
+ Friday 2 July – 10am to 5pm
+ Saturday 3 July – 10am to 3pm
Season 2021/22 kit will be available to order online from 10am on Friday 25 June.
You can find our online Blues Store HERE.
We’ll be taking telephone orders from 10am on Friday 25 June. Please call 0330 094 5930 (option 2) to place your order.
Commercial manager Jenny Anderson said: “It’s been a busy period with receiving and stock-checking the new kit, but we’re delighted to say that we are now ready to launch it ahead of the start of our pre-season programme.
“Once more ERREA have done us proud with the designs and we’re looking forward to seeing how our supporters react when they see them up close and personal.
“Again, this year, the impact of the pandemic means that we’ll be basing the launch around the Blues Store, but I know our supporters will understand the reasoning behind that.
“To acknowledge the patience and understanding shown by last season’s season ticket holders, particularly with them first being allowed back into the ground, only to then have that taken away, we have decided to open exclusively for them on Thursday evening to give them an opportunity to come along, see the new kit and make their purchase.
“Social distancing guidelines will be in place for those who come along, so please listen to the directions and instructions given so that everybody can shop safely and quickly.”
Director of football David Holdsworth said: “I have to commend ERREA for the work they’ve done on our new kits.
“The team in Italy have been fantastic, as ever, and they very quickly had two kit concepts put together that we were all very happy with.
“The home shirt has a slight twist to a familiar design, which we think will resonate, and we’re very confident that the away kit will be popular.
“The logo for our new front-of-shirt sponsor Thomas Graham looks magnificent, and as we’ve said before it’s good to see such a strong local company partnering with us in this way.
“What we are all really looking forward to is seeing everybody in the stands and terraces with their tops and strips on. That will be a very special day.”
Our kit partners, based in Parma, Italy, act as designers, manufacturers and suppliers for a host of clubs in Europe and the UK.
Speaking about the strengthening partnership with United, Fabrizio Taddei, head of the Pro Clubs Department with Errea, said: “We are all delighted at Errea that we are official kit partners with Carlisle United and that we have such a fantastic club as part of our strong group of EFL friends.
“We have once again enjoyed working with club officials to design a unique range of products which we know the Carlisle fans will be proud to wear.
“As we said last summer, our relationship continues to blossom and we look forward to being part of the club for many seasons to come.”