2011-12 Newcastle United Home Shirt Size Medium
Team: Newcastle United
Era: 2011-12 (Used for the 2011-12 Barclays Premier League season)
This shirt remains in good condition, however the cracking to the sponsor and general wear to the shirt prevent this from being labelled very good.
Pit to Pit Measurement: 19 inches
Shirt Length: 27 inches
Made in Puma’s 2011-12 seasonal mould; this shirt provides excellent dimensions for a fine size medium fitting shirt, furthermore, if you are a size small and prefer a baggier shirt, this would also be ideal.
Despite an unpopular decision to change managers mid-season, Newcastle United celebrated their return to the Premier League with a fantastic 12th place finish, as well as the memory of the legendary 4-4 draw with Arsenal! Ahead of the new campaign, the club continued use France’s resource pool of talent to bolster their squad with, and in the close season came: Yohan Cabaye, Sylvain Marveaux, and Gabriel Obertan, while the impressive Demba Ba was signed from West Ham. Alan Pardew’s side would enjoy an 12 match unbeaten start to the league season, and a 6 match winning streak between March and April 2012, to ultimately secure a supremely impressive 5th place finish missing out on Champions League football by just 5 points! In the 2nd of Puma’s seasons as Newcastle’s kit supplier; they used black as the backdrop, with very little white, almost echoing the legendary 2001-03 strip. The shirt would be notable for the change of sponsor mid-season from Northern Rock to Virgin Money.
The notable players that season were:
Shola Ameobi, Peter Lovenkrands, Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba, Leon Best, Nile Ranger, Shane Ferguson, Sammy Ameobi, Gabriel Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux, Jonas Gutierrez, Dan Gosling, Medhi Abeid, Hatem Ben Arfa, Danny Guthrie, Yohan Cabaye, Cheick Tiote, Davie Santon, Fabricio Coloccini, Danny Simpson, Mike Williamson, James Perch, Ryan Taylor, Steven Taylor, Rob Elliot, Tim Krul, Steve Harper
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