04:31AM, Thursday 09 January 2014
The Union Jack will feature prominently in a daring new kit unveiled by Windsor Football Club on Saturday.
The patriotic design, reflecting Windsor's royal setting, is believed to be the first in the country to feature the flag so prominently and has even attracted the attention of national football magazine FourFourTwo.
It was unveiled at the club's ground, Stag Meadow, by players Dan Hicks, George Gould, Robert Lazarczuk and Aaron Minhas and is likely to be seen in action for the first time in March.
The ceremony also saw car dealer the Thames Motor Group unveiled as the club's new sponsor in a three-year deal which will also see the new kit adorning some of the company's Fiats.
Club chairman Kevin Stott said the design was likely to have a 'marmite effect' and added: "Windsor is a quintessentially British town.
"There's only two places that could pull this off and that's London and ourselves.
"It's all part of trying to break the mould."
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