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bert19   
7 minutes ago, My Blood Is Blue said:

Brentford has announced they're keeping the same kit for 2 seasons to help with sustainability and to help save fans money etc... personally, I think it's a good move. I remember when kits changed every few years and then it suddenly became the norm to release new ones every season.

Do you think Chelsea should or would do this? Would leave a financial gap you would think.

I do think we should do it.  But perhaps the balance between sustainability and profit will cause an issue?

Maybe the way to go would be keeping Away & 3rd kits for two seasons given this year, we've got to December and worn the away kit once and not used the 3rd at all? 

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paulw66   
53 minutes ago, My Blood Is Blue said:

Brentford has announced they're keeping the same kit for 2 seasons to help with sustainability and to help save fans money etc... personally, I think it's a good move. I remember when kits changed every few years and then it suddenly became the norm to release new ones every season.

Do you think Chelsea should or would do this? Would leave a financial gap you would think.

Should? From a fans and environmental perspective, absolutely.

I presume though, Nike signed a long year deal, and pay Chelsea a lot of money, on the basis of providing 3 kits a season. To politely ask them to halve the number of kits they are due to produce, would mean, I expect, handing half the money back 

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4 hours ago, paulw66 said:

Should? From a fans and environmental perspective, absolutely.

I presume though, Nike signed a long year deal, and pay Chelsea a lot of money, on the basis of providing 3 kits a season. To politely ask them to halve the number of kits they are due to produce, would mean, I expect, handing half the money back 

Well yes, but at some point that contract ends.

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paulw66   
1 hour ago, My Blood Is Blue said:

Well yes, but at some point that contract ends.

Ten more years

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15 minutes ago, paulw66 said:

Ten more years

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37652612
I'd forgotten that.  A guessed £900mn over 15 years.  Just think, most kids have barely been out of their bedrooms for the past 2 years, not many shirts sold I would imagine.

And to think we signed that a few months after finishing 10th in the prem.  Someone had a lot more faith in Kante and Conte than I did.

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