With the advent of televised games, and games played at various times of the day and night it was inevitable that a variation on the humble football jumper, jersey, guernseyÂ became necessary.
Football commentators, fellow players, fans, watchers and listeners, unable to be at the game needed to be able to differentiate between the players of each club.
A good example of this are the Richmond Tigers football jumper, jersey, guernsey that has a greater use of yellow in their away strip than that of the traditional home guernsey. St Kilda Saints football club have employed a greater use of the colour white. Essendon Bombers football club have incorporated theÂ use of the colour grey into their away strip .