It seems like only yesterday we were gazing Brazil-wards and casting our eyes over the stylish, the prosaic and the downright bizarre efforts on show there (not to mention those of the players wearing them). Yet here we are with a whole new football season stretched out in front of us – and a whole new set of shirts to critique via the lens of serious menswear knowledge

As ever, there will be some rubbish on display on the fields of England this autumn and winter (we're looking at you, Manchester United's great big pick-up truck radiator grille of a sponsors' logo), but we've highlighted some of the more fashion-forward looks from this season's line-up of Premier League kits. Read on and see how they compare to the classics of soccer seasons past.