NEW UPSL club, Springfield FC have chosen Admiral® to supply the club with all sportswear and technical kit from the 2019 season. Based in Springfield (Ill.) Springfield FC begins UPSL Championship play in the Midwest Conference.
Frank Rodriguez is General Manager and Head Coach of Springfield FC. A native of Honduras, Rodriguez has led the club in local leagues and is now moving it in to the pro development league. Rodriguez said, “We are pleased to have chosen Admiral Sports to provide all our team kit. We spoke to a number of other teams in the UPSL who have worked with Admiral for many years and their reputation is really good.”
Admiral is a legendary brand, having been worn by some of the biggest names in the sporting world. The England National Team, Manchester United, and the New York Cosmos are just some of the clubs that once wore Admiral. In fact, Admiral has supplied most of the current English Premier League in addition to being the largest brand in the original North American League. The company, a pioneering brand in the truest sense, was the subject of a British TV documentary called Get Shirty.
“We’re delighted to be working with Springfield FC as they join the UPSL" said Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Sports. “We work with a number of pro development and youth teams in the Mid-West. This partnership shows off the Admiral brand and range to the soccer community in Springfield.”
Today Admiral is a major player in the North American and international markets. The company is one of the largest soccer brands supplying professional teams in the U.S. in addition to supplying many top clubs and academies in Canada.