Newcastle unveil New Home Jersey For The season, With Barcode scanner

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Newcastle have unveiled their new black-and-white home kit ahead of their season opener against Manchester City at St James’ Park.

The Puma-designed strip, which fans can get their hands on from August 14, incorporates the club’s famous black-and-white stripes and a black chest panel.

Summer signings including Remy Cabella, Jack Colback and Emmanuel Riviere will wear the kit at the Magpies’ open day at St James’ on August 12.

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But some fans are unhappy with Puma’s effort, singling out the large black section on the chest for criticism on Twitter.

TrueGeordieNUFC wrote: ‘Looks a bit incomplete without a cape to match the super hero chest piece’, while stephclark6 tweeted ‘how can black and white stripes be ruined? Ask @NUFC cos they’ve managed it!’

After the first image of the new kit was revealed on the social media site, JJFletcher7 tweeted: ‘Well there we have it confirmed officially the worst kit in Newcastle United history! Well done @pumafootball’

Back-up stopper Rob Elliot models the new goalkeeper top – which has a passing resemblance to a QR code for smartphones – in the club’s official photos

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