As these things always do, this week's unveiling of a new shirt – in this case the garment to be worn away from home in 2018/19 – has provoked lively debate on the information superhighway, as I believe it's called.
This year's shirt, fetchingly modelled on the right by our Greg, may not be to everyone's taste, but we at Coconuts salute United's nod to the history of our club and our city in the incorporation of a bridge motif.
'This year's jersey,' says the club, 'pays homage to the current club crest and its connections with Magdalene Bridge, previously known as the Great Bridge, located in the centre of the city between Magdalene Street and Bridge Street.'
You know, one of the bridges that are crowded with smart young men brandishing clipboards, hoping in vain to persuade me to part with a month's wages in return for a brief outing on a river already dangerously full of suckers. Sorry, that should be 'full of punters'.
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