New Premier League name & number style

Posted on June 12th, 2007 in Premier League by 01news

New Premier League Lettering & NumbersThe new name and number style for next season for the English Premier League, that is being adopted by club’s on their shirts, has been provided by Sporting iD. The idea of the new style is an attempt to reduce counterfeiting but also to make player identification easier for fans in the grounds and via television broadcasts.

Official Premier League lettering & numbers

The 2007/08 Premier League lettering and numbering is designed by the company formerly known as Chris Kay UK Limited. They created the original style of licensed name and numbers over a decade ago.

As well as creating the new style, Sporting iD will also supply the Premier League’s twenty teams with the letters, numbers & sleeve badges for official match kits.

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  1. wutang01 said,

    How will it reduce counterfeiting? Are they gonna change it every season or something? I highly doubt it. I don’t get it …
    Anyway, I like the new look (numbering/lettering/sleeve patch). Can’t wait to get new Liverpool jerseys with the new look =p

  2. tommy adkin said,

    i think it looks a lot smarter than what it did on the other shirts , and anyway the other lettering as been around for ages its nice to have change .. cant wait for the new united strip to come out n get nani on the back ..

  3. MU fan said,

    next season’s gonna be damn great, I cant w8

  4. Roger said,

    Had to laugh when sheff u wore the new style names and numbers in the last game of last season, they wont be needing them for a while!

  5. John said,

    more examples:

  6. jason said,

    anyone know when the new name/numbers are released as i went to order my shirt today with name and number on it but couldnt cos they didnt know when the premier league are releasing them??

  7. royal a said,

    Anyone know the name of the new font/typeface?

  8. rob said,

    got it alredi JOHNSON 33 4 manchester city

  9. manchestercity90 said,

    haha what colour is it 4 man city?

  10. Andy said,

    New writing is much better and got my shirts with writing on.

    I found images of the numbers but if anyone has the font, or an image of each letter please leave a comment/link/photo on here!


  11. realone said,

    how do i get the new premier league lettering and numbering

  12. admin said,

    they come as standard on all shirts now purchased, if you want to have them put on to a shirt you already own, check out this page on name & numbers.

  13. MLS to have own unique name & number style - Football Shirts News said,

    [...] was only for the start of the 2007/08 season that the Premier League introduced a new kit number and letters font style of their own. Bookmark [...]

  14. New MLS Shirt Lettering - Football Shirts News said,

    [...] be surprised if they all had the same. It would help enhance the brand MLS, just like the EPL went and got new lettering this [...]

  15. Martinho said,

    at first i didn’t like the new writing, but i do like it now. much better than the old writing. i have the new united shirt with rooney on the back and its class. only problem is the writing peels off and needs to be ironed back on but apart from that its brilliant

  16. Eric said,

    Is the letter made of plastic or cloth like ?

  17. ava said,

    i’m italian…where i can built the numbers and the lettering?

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