Tottenham Hotspur drew Everton 1-1 at White Hart Lane on Saturday to open the Round 9 games. As the home side, Spurs donned their standard white and navy kits. Everton got their first choice kits and shorts but had to switch to alternate blue socks.
At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea bested Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0. The Blues were dressed as such giving Wolves the chance to wear their standard kit as well.
Birmingham City held off Blackpool for a 2-0 win at St. Andrews. Both clubs were in their usual gear, owing to their naturally contrasting kits.
West Bromwich Albion shot up to fourth place with a 2-1 victory over Fulham at the Hawthorns. The Baggies were well dressed in their home kits while the Cottagers debuted their strange all-green third kits.
Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers ended in a 1-1 draw at the DW Stadium. The Latics wore their usual home blues with white socks, forcing the Trotters to wear navy socks with their standard white shirts and navy shorts.
Sunderland managed a 1-0 home victory over Aston Villa at the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats wore their standard kits with Villa changing to sky blue socks along with their home shirts and shorts.
Saturday’s late game saw Newcastle United come from behind to defeat West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground, 2-1. Both clubs were in their usual home kits.
On Sunday, Manchester United defeated Stoke City 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium. Stoke were in their standard home kits so United had to go with their third choice kits.
Liverpool finally won, picking up three points at the expense of Blackburn Rovers, 2-1 at Anfield Road. The Reds were appropriately dressed giving Rovers the opportunity to wear their regular outfits.
And the weekend’s final game saw Arsenal win 3-0 against ten-man Manchester City at Eastlands. The only sartorial change in the game was the Gunners’ use of their alternate red socks.