Ticker Tape and Taping

Posted by John Devlin

I thought I might draw your attention to a little piece I wrote for Umbro in conjunction with their new Diamond Icons range of leisurewear. The post concentrated on a pivotal moment in both Scotland’s and Umbro’s history:

You can read it here:


7 Responses to “Ticker Tape and Taping”

  1. David Morrissey Says:

    Love this design and esp the filled in version. hope umbro can recreate this in the future. they had a few filled in diamonds in 2008 which was nice to see but still too modern and cluttered.

  2. john b Says:

    umbro just released some t-shirts with the diamonds on the sleeves,very nice too.

  3. Roy Ebsary Says:

    Hi John, anyone know why Scotland & Holland both wore similar coloured socks when they played each other in the last group game? Scotland wore red socks & Holland orange, but on the telly they looked very similar.

    Scotland had worn white socks with those navy shirts & white shorts on a few occasions, definitely when Scotland played Wales in a World Cup Qualifying match in October/November 1976 at Hampden Park & in at least 2 or 3 other matches as well.

    Holland also wore white socks, when they played Italy in the last match of the 2nd-Round Group (effectively the semi-final), so either Holland or Scotland could’ve worn white socks when they played each other.

  4. David Morrissey Says:

    could you post a link to the diamond t-shirts john b?

  5. David Morrissey Says:

    Are they like these John?

  6. David Morrissey Says:

    Sorry forgot link. Are they like these John?


  7. john b Says:

    yes there the ones,seen a nice orange/black one.

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