1995/1996 – “Outfield Goalkeeper” away shirt – Lukic 1

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The Shirt

Manufacturer: Asics

Sponsor: Thistle Hotels

Season worn: 1995/1996

Competitions: Premier League, FA Cup

Player shirt features: Embroidered club badge, player size Premier League patches, large stitched numbers, player specification lettering

During the 1995/1996 season Premier League sides could name, and use, 3 substitutes. This meant that, in an emergency, a substitute goalkeeper could be brought on as an outfield player. This rare, one-off, shirt was issued to first choice goalkeeper, John Lukic.


Premier League 1995/1996

Games played: 38 (won 12, drawn 7, lost 19)

Finished: 13th


The Player

Name: John Lukic

Leeds career: 1978 – 1983 & 1990 – 1996

Games: 430

Signed from: 1978: Youth & 1990: Arsenal (£1,000,000)

Left for: 1983: Arsenal (£50,000) & 1996: Arsenal (free)