Vintage Manchester United football shirts come in many different designs, colours and styles, which in a way reinforces what a rich and colourful history this great club has had over the years. There is a Man Utd retro shirt for most of the club’s greatest moments, especially from the sixties and seventies.
As you might expect, most of the Red Devils’ best moments are celebrated with a red Man Utd retro shirt, however, there are a number of non-red vintage Manchester United football shirts that you can purchase from specialist websites online, including a rather famous blue one.
Below we take a look at three vintage Manchester United football shirts from the past, so if you are looking for a cool Man Utd retro shirt to cheer your team on next season you should definitely read on.
Manchester United 1968 European Cup Final shirts
These vintage Man Utd football shirts are probably the most iconic in the club’s history, so it is somewhat ironic that they are in a colour that you would not normally associate with the club.
Winning the 1968 European Cup Final was Manchester United’s greatest hour, when a team consisting of legends such as Sir Bobby Charlton, Nobby Stiles, Brian Kidd and George Best, beat Benfica 4-1 after extra time.
This Man Utd retro shirt is based around a royal blue jersey. Which has the European Cup Final logo on the shirt, with the words «Wembley 1968» written beneath it.
Manchester Utd 1970’s George Best shirts
George Best was without doubt one of the most skilful players ever in the game of Football. He was also soccer’s first pin-up boy, long before David Beckham was even born.
These classic Manchester United football shirts celebrate the club’s mercurial talent, with the words «BEST» and the number 7 on the back of a classic Man Utd retro shirt.
Manchester Utd 1978 shirts
This 1978 Man Utd retro shirt marks a time in the club’s history that is perhaps more famous for their cup success than their league finishes. The 1978 Centenary shirt was a style worn by the United players throughout the late 1970’s, when Utd reached no less than three FA Cup Finals, in 1976, 1977 and 1979, winning one of them against Liverpool.
These vintage Manchester Utd football shirts are based around a classic red jersey with a three white stripe trim on the collar and the sleeves and a special centenary shield.