Admiral Shilts

This will be familiar to City fans of a certain age. There was a time when our goalkeeper was so famous that he had his own logo – the Admiral ‘PS’, which featured on Peter Shilton’s strikingly unique all-white strip.

Legend has it that Shilts abadoned the strip when someone suggested to him that it made him easy for strikers to pick out…

This photo appears courtesy of John Hutchinson and the LCFC Digital Archive.

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  1. LE9_Fox

    I remember Jimmy Hill making the ‘easy to spot the white shirt’ observation after we lost the 1974 FA Cup semi final at Villa Park when Keegan lobbed Shilton for Liverpool’s second goal

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