Chelsea fans are not impressed at all with their new home kit

When a new kit is announced over the summer, at a time when fans are starved of football and anything that can get the senses tingling in anticipation of regular matches and the return of their weekly dose of excitement, a poor design may be overlooked to some extent.

However, when a design doesn’t impress when it is released when a club is still in the throws of the season – especially one that has been as disappointing as Chelsea’s has been – the response is usually amplified, especially in the days of social media.

So, as the Blues unveiled their new home shirt, to be worn against Newcastle on the final day of the current campaign, the new idea was roundly panned by their support.

The design with red and white lines on the standard blue kit has not made a good first impression on the club’s fans at all and we’ve taken a closer look at the more hostile of the reaction…