West Ham Have an Aston Villa Kit, Aston Villa Have a Burnley Kit and Burnley Have a West Ham Kit

The 2023-2024 Premier League season will see three teams wearing very similar colored kits.

West Ham Vs Aston Villa Vs Burnley 23-24 Home Kits

As spotted by many fans, the new Aston Villa, Burnley, and Aston Villa kits all have a claret body and blue sleeves. Each of the clubs had been wearing these colors since their early days.

Three claret and blue teams play in the Premier League next season

What is unusual is that all three claret and blue teams are playing in the Premier League in the same season.

All have betting sponsors

It is a coincidence that all teams have betting sponsors, making them more alike.

West Ham United FC - Claret and Blue Possibly Because of Company

West Ham United started using claret and blue as their official colors in the early 20th century. The exact reason for choosing these colors is unclear, but there are a few theories. One theory suggests that West Ham adopted the colors due to the influence of Thames Ironworks, the company where many of the club's early players worked. Thames Ironworks also had claret and blue as their colors. Another theory suggests that the colors were chosen simply because they were fashionable at the time.

Aston Villa - Colors From Cricket Club Aston Villa Wesleyan Chapel

Aston Villa are one of the oldest football clubs in England and has been wearing claret and blue since 1886. The team's founder, William McGregor, was a director of a cricket club called Aston Villa Wesleyan Chapel, which also used claret and blue as their colors. When the football club were formed, they adopted the same colors as a continuation of their heritage.

Burnley FC - Claret & Blue Colors as a Tribute to Aston Villa

Burnley's team colors of claret and blue date back to the late 19th century. The club adopted these colors as a tribute to their first professional player, Arthur Bellamy, who hailed from the Aston Villa region and had previously played for the Birmingham-based club. Bellamy provided Burnley with the claret and blue kit as a gesture of goodwill.

Scunthorpe United - Reason for Claret & Blue Unknown

The reason behind Scunthorpe United's choice of claret and blue as their team colors is not well-documented. However, it's believed that the colors were adopted in the early years of the club's formation, which can be traced back to 1899. Scunthorpe are playing in the sixth division in the 23-24 season.

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