Belfast Telegraph

Return to traditional green for new kit for Northern Ireland v Romania

By Stuart McKinley

The Northern Ireland team will have a fresh look when they take to the pitch to face Romania in Bucharest tonight.

The Irish FA launched the new adidas home kit yesterday and this evening the players will wear it for the first time.

Gone is the bottle green/lime green combination that has been in for the last year - a look that really split the fans in terms of popularity - to be replaced by a more traditional emerald look, with a return to the more familiar white trim.

Fans who want to sport the new attire will have to wait a few weeks though.

The new kit, with the shirt coming in at £55 for adults or £92 for the full ensemble (£42 and £72 for kids), is available to pre-order, but won't be available in shops until December 9.

The Irish FA's retail partner JD Sports will stock the kit and fans can visit to purchase all items.

Having won their opening three games in the Euro 2016 series, against Hungary, the Faroe Islands and Greece, manager Michael O'Neill will be hoping that the kit is the only thing that will change tonight.

Belfast Telegraph