New referee kits for season 2012/2013: England

Football referees on national top level will all appear in their new outfit the next weeks. Brands made all some new referee kits for the 2012/2013 season.

Earlier this week Expedia announced a new deal as sponsor for several UK soccer competitions. “We’re proud to be the new sponsors of match officials”, said Andrew Warner, senior marketing director of Expedia EMEA, to sportspromedia.com. “As the world’s largest online travel agent it seemed logical to associate with a sport that has a truly global audience.”

Referees will use the Umbro Diamond kit. The British Premier League starts next weekend.

New referee kits for season 2012/2013: Netherlands and France

Football referees on national top level will all appear in their new outfit the next weeks. Brands made all some new referee kits for the 2012/2013 season.

2012/2013 Nike referee kits

Willy Loos, a sports shop in Groningen, has published some photo’s of the new Nike referee kit. Nike is supplier for the Dutch and French national referees. I’m not sure whether referees dare to wear one colour during the season. Björn Kuipers played it safe during last weekend’s Dutch Supercup with a grey shirt and black short and socks.

I’m still a bit surprised by the vertical zipper.

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New referee kits for season 2012/2013: Germany

Football referees on national top level will all appear in their new outfit the next weeks. Brands made all some new referee kits for the 2012/2013 season.

First on this blog: the German top referees will all be dressed in the Euro 2012 Adidas outfits, sponsored by DEKRA, a comany ‘providing safety, quality and environmental protection across many sectors’, as their website says.

If you know the new referee kit in your country, please let me know.

Referees are Peter Gagelmann (Bundesliga) and Benjamin Cortus (2nd Liga).