There are several stories of how the traditional sky blue and claret colour scheme arose for West Ham, but the one certainty is that the colours have been an integral part of the teams strip since 1899. Many clubs have a novel and changing array of away kit colours, but for WHUFC the away kit generally adopts sky blue or white with hints of claret to maintain the iconic club image.
Umbro & West Ham United Away Kit
Since 2015 Umbro has produced the football and training gear for the hammers. Umbro has had the job of producing commemorative strips for their last season at the Boleyn Ground and their first at the London Stadium. However, the focus on these kits has not detracting from the production of some fantastic away kit designs.
The away strip for regularly swaps between being predominately sky blue and then white. Do you have a preference for the WHUFC away kit colour scheme? Find us on social media and share your thoughts.
The away shirt, shorts and socks include club crests and logos, as well as Umbro and sponsor logos. The shirts utilize moisture control technology making them ideal for playing football or other sports as well as cheering on the Hammers at all their away fixtures.
In addition to the away strip Umbro, on occasion, also release a third kit. The third outfit is generally reserved for seasons where the team has qualified for European football, but it is also used for away domestic Cup fixtures. The most recent 3rd kit is for the 2016/17 season, and this navy blue jersey is based on the clubs first ever shirt when they played as Thames Ironworks FC.
West Ham is becoming a frequent runner for European contention, and their shirts are selling fast. Pick out your away style while supplies last at Soccer Box. We are supplied directly by Umbro ensuring that you are shopping for a genuine team jersey. You can also get fitted out with the latest West Ham training kit, which we also proudly stock here at Soccer Box. With low prices and secure online shopping, ordering from us is hassle free.