TACOMA, WA – Admiral® the world’s oldest soccer brand today announced it will supply Tacoma Stars of the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) and be the club’s official sportswear and technical kit supplier.
The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) is the largest international indoor/arena soccer league in the world. Tacoma Stars play in the PASL-Pro league which has 16 men’s professional teams whose season starts on the 1st Nov with regional champions competing in play-offs in March each year. The club play in the Pacific Sports Center an indoor arena in Tacoma to packed crowds.
Admiral is the same brand that provided team wear in the 1970’s and 1980’s for the England football team, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Admiral was also the market leader in the United States on the shirts of the New York Cosmos, Tampa Bay Rowdies and Vancouver Whitecaps. At the time Admiral was the leading supplier of the Major Indoor Soccer league supplying 16 of the league’s 33 teams in the eighties. Players who have worn Admiral include soccer legends Pele, Beckenbauer and Cruyff while they played for the New York Cosmos.
Today the brand is also worn by teams in the; NASL (including the current NASL Champions), USL (including 2011 PDL Champions Kitsap Pumas), NPSL, WPSL, W League and US Youth Soccer. Now the brand has also returned to indoor soccer through the PASL and is worn by many PASL clubs.
“We’re delighted to be launching Admiral with the Stars." says Paul Hamburger, President and CEO of Admiral Soccer. “Admiral has created a totally custom kit which we believe will be very popular with coaches, players and fans.” says Hamburger.
Tacoma Stars owner, Marian Bowers commented “Admiral have been really supportive, providing a custom kit that continues to honor the teams history. The quality and service they’ve provided has been exceptional. The club will unveil their new Admiral kit before their opening game on the 3rd November.
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 more than half of the teams in both the NASL and Major Indoor Soccer. Admiral designs, manufactures, markets and distributes team wear, leisure apparel and accessories. For more information on Admiral: www.admiralsoccer.com Paul Hamburger, 305-704-8081,
The Tacoma Stars; are an American indoor soccer team founded in 2003 as a member of the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL-Premier). The team is named after the Tacoma Stars that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League from 1983-1992. The Stars won two PASL-Premier Championships (Summer 2004 & Winter 2009-2010). The Stars joined the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) for the 2010-2011 season. For more information Tacoma Stars including sponsorships, tryouts or to volunteer, visit http://www.tacomastars.com/ or call 253 627 2255. Tacoma Stars Media Contacts: http://www.tacomastars.com/ Marian Bowers, Club Owner, 253 627 2255, firstname.lastname@example.org