As expected The Grecians third strip is purple, as a contribute to long-term sponsors Flybe. Yesterday the Club revealed their new third strip ahead of the 2017/18 season.
Exeter have worked together with kit providers Joma, and long term main club sponsors Flybe to create a kit that celebrates the partnership with Flybe, which is now in its 14th consecutive year, making it one of the longest running sponsorships in football.
The new shirt features Flybe’s main colour of purple, with a striking white collar and is punctuated with a line of Flybe’s recognisable red, white and yellow stripes. The shirt is paired with white shorts and red socks.
The new third shirt will be available to purchase from City’s club shop at St James Park and the online shop from Monday, July 17 at 5pm, at £40 for Adult sizes and £30 for children’s sizes.
Speaking about the decision to highlight the Grecians relationship with Flybe, Exeter City chairman Julian Tagg said:
Flybe have supported Exeter City through thick and thin for 14 years.
We are delighted to be able to mark this dedication by creating a kit that proudly displays the partnership.
We are very proud of our long standing relationship with Exeter City and are thrilled that it will be recognised in the new third kit.
A selection of the first team squad will be available in the club shop on Monday, July 17 to launch the new shirt from 5pm to 7pm. The players will be signing autographs, posing for photos and helping to sell the new shirts.
Club video showcasing the new strip at Exeter Airport