Providence, RI – Rhode Island Reds have chosen Admiral® to be the club’s official sportswear and technical kit supplier. The semi-professional men’s team play in the Atlantic Conference of the National Premier Soccer League, the 4th tier of the US soccer pyramid, one of the largest leagues in the United States with over 70 men’s teams.
Admiral, the world’s oldest British football brand, supplied kits in the 1970s and 1980s for the English national team and Manchester United. The brand has a long history in the United States as well, having supplied kits for the Tampa Bay Rowdies, New York Cosmos, Rochester Lancers and Vancouver Whitecaps in the original North American Soccer League (NASL). Today the brand is also worn by the 2012 NASL Champions Tampa Bay Rowdies and last years 2011 NASL Champions the Minnesota Stars as well as Caribbean Champions the Puerto Rico Islanders. Admiral supplies many NPSL teams, youth teams and associations throughout the USA.
“You’ll see Admiral is returning to the field in leagues across America, Rhode Island are one of many NPSL teams we’re working with this season.”… says Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Soccer. “As the team focus on being the best they can be, we’re focused on making them look and feel the best so they play the best.”
The Red’s Owner Kabba Joof said, “Admiral is the world’s oldest soccer brand, and we’re proud to partner with them in our inaugural season. Admiral are focused on soccer in the community so working with them fits with our goals. They’re passionate about soccer and so are we.”
Rhode Island Reds will unveil their new Admiral kits to fans and media in April.
About Admiral; Admiral, founded in 1914, first began manufacturing sportswear in 1966, when England won the World Cup. The company was a pioneer of the replica kit market, creating home and away kits for England, Leeds United, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham and many other teams. They expanded overseas to the US supplying New York Cosmos, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Vancouver Whitecaps and others in, Canada and Latin America. Admiral designs, manufactures, markets and distributes team wear, leisure apparel and accessories. For more information, visit http://admiralsoccer.com
For more information on the Rhode Island Reds including sponsorships, internships, tickets or to volunteer, visit : http://www.rhodeislandredsfc.com or contact Kabba Joof, Head Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org, (401) 300-4598.