Sock horror as burgundy sock storm erupts

Published: 24th April 2008

Sock horror as burgundy sock storm erupts
The importance of sports socks to men has been highlighted by the recent complaints made by a football team.

Oldham's team has complained to the Football League after they were forced to play a game against Northampton Town wearing their opposition's burgundy-coloured sports socks.

This was because the referee insisted they change after the Northampton team chose to swap their socks for a white pair - which would have meant both teams would be wearing the same colour legwear.

It was hard to assess whether Oldham were more upset about losing the game or donning socks which clashed with their blue strips.

Chief executive of the team Alan Hardy told BBC Radio Manchester: "To be honest, with royal blue shirts and shorts, it did not look particularly fetching on the pitch."

Oldham Football Club are currently playing in the Coca-Cola League 1.

Step into the Gym with our Men's Sports Socks

News brought to you by SockShop. Go On…Treat Your FeetADNFCR-1412-ID-18566345-ADNFCR
Sock horror as burgundy sock storm erupts - SockShop Sports News at - Go On treat Your Feet!
Sock Shop Branded Socks, Tights and Legwear. Buy For All Your Legwear Needs Home >
We accept PayPal and Amazon Payments
Latest Socks & Tights News
Students get first taste of world of fashion
02nd June 2015

The great and good from the world of fashion have been gathering in London for a prestigious event ...

View More News

Got a question? Get instant answers:

  1. Standard UK Delivery £1.99

    Worldwide Delivery £2.99

  2. same day despatch before 5pm mon - fri

    UK Next Day Available for £5.99

  3. Free UK Order Helpline

    Available 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri