Just as Europe’s top-flight football leagues are kicking into high gear, Australia’s A-League Men is getting set to kick off its season on Friday, October 7, with defending champions Western United taking on Melbourne City in a rematch of the 2022 Grand Final. The A-League has been around since 2005, and has grown from eight teams to 12 over that time.
Here’s a look at what teams from across Australia and New Zealand will be wearing when they take the pitch starting this weekend …
Note: This preview includes kits unveiled as of October 6, 2022.
- Nickname: The Reds
- Based in: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Founded: 2003
- Stadium: Cooper’s Stadium (16,500)
- A-League Championships: 2016
- Kit manufacturer: Ucan
The tonal triangles on Adelaide United’s red home kit are “inspired by structural elements of Coopers Stadium’s Western Grandstand and newly redeveloped Eastern…