SW Florida Adrenaline CHOOSE ADMIRAL
Fort Myers, FLORIDA – The South West Florida Adrenaline have chosen Admiral® to be the club’s official sportswear and technical kit supplier for the team’s 2013 inaugural season in United Soccer League’s PDL division. The PDL is the top level of men’s amateur soccer in the US with 70 teams in nine regional divisions it is the 4th tier of US soccer.
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 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 USL teams including 2011 Champions Kitsap Pumas in addition to many youth teams and associations throughout the USA.
“We’re delighted to be one of the top three suppliers to USL teams. Teams are choosing us because we’re offering better product, pricing and service.“ says Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Soccer. “We’re designing and making a "made to order" customized soccer kit for the Adrenaline in our own factory. We want to make it easier for the team to focus on developing their players and playing the game and not worry about managing their team kit.” says Hamburger. “Like the Adrenaline we’ve also partnered with John Robinson Soccer to support clubs throughout South West Florida.”
The South West Florida Adrenaline is a United Soccer League Premier Development League team playing their first season in the PDL. Owner Jeff Buktze said, “We were recommended to work with Admiral by a number of other clubs. We selected Admiral because they have a great reputation and they worked hard to earn our business. They’re also committed as we are to supporting and developing soccer in South West Florida."
The Adrenaline will unveil their new Admiral kits to fans and media prior to their opening home game in May 2013.
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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 South West Florida Adrenaline including sponsorships, internships, tickets or to volunteer, visit www.SWFloridasoccer.com
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