What's your verdict on Bohemians' new 'Bob Marley' away kit?
Bohemians have reported unprecedented demand for their newly-launched away jersey which tips a trilby hat to their musical history.
Having switched kit supplier from Hummel to O'Neills, their new jersey gives a "nod to Dalymount Park's special place in the hearts of both football and music fans".
Bohs purchased an image of a character with a striking resemblance to Bob Marley and placed it prominently on the lower front of the jersey.
Marley played at Dalymount Park in 1980 - a decade that also saw Meatloaf and Black Sabbath rock in Phibsbrough.
Dublin football club Bohemians have put Bob Marley on their new away shirt.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) October 23, 2018
Because he played a concert at their ground in the 80s.
Thin Lizzy and the Boomtown Rats were other notable blockbuster groups to play at Dalymount.
Club chiefs were last night adamant that legal diligence had been conducted to ensure no risk of copyright infringement.
The launch of the new jersey provoked a massive online debate, with many of the club's supporters opposed to the design.
Not sure about a football shirt with with a music icon printed on it but have to say if it's going to be Bob Marley you couldn't ask for a more appropriate sponsor than Mr. Green.....— Tony Considine (@afalsefirstxi) October 23, 2018
However, the club have already received more orders for the jersey, many from outside of Ireland, than all of their combined shirt sales, home and away, for 2018. And that will mean a substantial and much-needed boost for the club's coffers.
"I love the new Bohs jersey," said fan and comedian PJ Gallagher. "It's a great design and it's always great to see Dublin's best club find new ways to celebrate their history in the home of Irish football.
"To be honest, I was hoping for a Johnny Logan jersey but maybe that'll be next season. What's another year?"
Yeah he played in July 1980. We've a mural to it on he gates. Three Little Birds is one of our songs as well. pic.twitter.com/uib819fJUc— Paul Reynolds (@PaulFedayn) October 23, 2018