- Crystal Palace’s new kit was released with the slogan ‘South London is ours’
- It features the names of all five south London boroughs written on the stripes
- The new strip is a departure from the single blue stripe design of this season
- Palace take on Manchester United in their final match of the season on Sunday
Crystal Palace have unveiled a new home kit for the upcoming 2017-18 season which pays homage to the five south London boroughs.
The Selhurst Park club released images of the new kit on Twitter accompanied by the slogan: ‘South London is ours.’
Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke, Jason Puncheon, Scott Dann and Andros Townsend posed in the kit during a photoshoot which took place at Crystal Palace Subway near Selhurst Park.
Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke, Jason Puncheon, Scott Dann and Andros Townsend (L-R)
The five south London boroughs: Lewisham, Lambeth, Croydon, Bromley and Southwark
The home shirt reverts back to the numerous stripe design most commonly associated with the club after last season’s single blue stripe layout.
And on each of the stripes the five London boroughs south of the river are represented with a subtle motif naming Bromley, Southwark, Lambeth, Lewisham and Croydon – where Selhurst Park is located.
It also includes yellow ringer details on the collar and sleeves, similar to their strip for the 2012-13 campaign.
Puncheon sits down as he poses in the new Crystal Palace home shirt for 2017-18
Dann has been at Selhurst Park since joining Palace from Blackburn in January 2014
For the fourth straight campaign Macron are Palace’s kit manufacturers and the kit was modeled without a main shirt sponsor however this does not mean the club will not have one next season.
According to the club’s official site the short-sleeved home kit is available for £44.99.
Palace face Manchester United at Old Trafford in the final Premier League match of the season on Sunday.
Star winger Zaha is returning to his former club Manchester United for Palace on Sunday
Townsend has scored three times in 36 Premier League appearances this campaign
The Eagles are currently 13th heading in to the United clash and can finish as high as 11th if they win and results elsewhere go their way.
Sam Allardyce’s men preserved their Premier League status with a 4-0 win over Hull City last Sunday which relegated their opponents.
Allardyce replaced Alan Pardew as Eagles manager in December after his brief spell in charge of the England national team.
Zaha wearing this season’s shirt – which features a broader single blue stripe in the middle