Rangers fans have hit out at Castore after the club’s kit and retail partners launched their latest Gers range.
Since signing their multi-year agreement with the Light Blues in May 2020, Castore’s operation has expanded significantly.
They are now supplying kits for Premier League clubs Wolves and Newcastle United, while they have a host of high-profile brand ambassadors on board and have struck deals with the likes of McLaren F1 and the ECB.
From the outset, they promised that their relationship with Rangers would be a special one, though, and the other deals certainly haven’t led to a reduction in offerings for Gers fans.
A remarkable array of Rangers gear is available both online and in stores, from replica first-team kits to leisurewear and everything in between.
The latest range to be released is the ‘Blackout Collection’, which has appeared in the ‘new arrivals’ and ‘leisure’ sections of the online Rangers store and has also been spotted in the Belfast shop.
A hoody, a polo shirt and a t-shirt – all black with blue crests and logos – are available for £68, £50 and £45 respectively.
It’s good that Rangers fans now have plenty of choice when it comes to merchandise after years of issues, but some aren’t happy.
Following the release of this latest range, plenty have complained that Castore are charging far too much for their products and aren’t providing the kind of quality that was promised.
Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:
When is the contract with castore up?
— David Lewis Smith (@9sonic1) October 11, 2021
That price and they can’t even stitch a badge on, joke.
— 🏆x55 (@cccc18721972) October 11, 2021
Robbery and poor products again… just in different colours again
— Eddié G (@Monkee73) October 11, 2021
Overpriced and poor quality. Would love to see what their new range at Newcastle will look like
— craig gibson (@craigkrtb) October 11, 2021
Polo is so nice but so expensive hahahah
— Jake’s Tweeeta (@J_Harley007) October 11, 2021
Blackout with bright blue badges? 🤷🏻♂️
— Karlarl (@Karlarl184) October 11, 2021
They’re running out of ideas haha
— B4zzB0wsk1 (@B4ZZ_B0W5K1) October 11, 2021