Lionesses fans can FINALLY get a Mary Earps England shirt after company releases version and takes huge swipe at Nike | The Sun

FANS of the Lionesses can finally buy a Mary Earps shirt, but it won't be an official Nike one.

England fans were left furious that they weren't able to get their hands on an Earps goalkeeper shirt despite her World Cup final heroics.

Nike made the decision to not sell any replica goalkeeper shirts despite the England Women's outfield kits being readily available for fans to purchase.

Earps is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and won the World Cup Golden Glove this summer as well as previously being named Best FIFA Women's Goalkeeper for 2022.

The Manchester United shot-stopper has said she was "hugely disappointed" with the sportswear giants decision to not sell her shirt.

And fans have been just as upset that they couldn't get their hands on one themselves, but that has now changed.


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Oxford based company Alcopop has designed its own version of England's goalkeeper shirt and put it up for sale.

The "100% unofficial" shirt is bright pink and features an England badge along side Earps' name and number on the back.

Not only that, but Alcopop owner Jack Clothier has taken a swipe at Nike on the jersey too.

Where there would normally be a Nike swoosh, Clothier has replaced it with the words "Just done it".

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The jibe pokes fun at the Oregon based brand's catchphrase "Just do it".

Clothier discussed the reasons why he has decided to make his own version of the shirt for fans.

He said: "They [Nike] continued to not make the shirt, despite the fact that she was, in my opinion, the player of the tournament, so we said, if you don't make it, we will."

Earps made a sensational penalty save in the World Cup final to deny Jennifer Hermoso the chance to double Spain's lead.

Unfortunately it wasn't enough to keep England from losing the match and the Lionesses suffered heartbreak at the tournament's final hurdle.

The star goalkeeper has been selling her own merch too since the news of Nike's snub.

And she managed to sell out two designs she had created with fans keen to get their hands on her t-shirt line.

Nike themselves have now addressed the issue in a statement where they have claimed they are "working towards solutions for future tournaments".

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