MIAMI, FLORIDA – Admiral® the world’s oldest soccer brand today announced a multi-year exclusive apparel and equipment partnership with the Texas Premier Soccer League (TPSL). Admiral® will be the official sportswear supplier of the TPSL, supplying it’s teams at senior and youth level with technical kit, balls, sportswear and accessories.
The Texas Premier Soccer League is a professionally run men’s top level league program. The league currently includes six teams; Houston Hurricanes FC, Regals SCA, BearKatz FC, Houston Leones FC, Houston Dutch Lions FC, Galveston Pirates SC. Each team plays a minimum of 16 to a maximum of 24 regular season games, between September to March.
Admiral, the world’s oldest British soccer brand, supplied kits to England, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham and Glasgow Rangers amongst others. The brand has a long history in the United States having supplied kits for; the Tampa Bay Rowdies, New York Cosmos and Vancouver Whitecaps.
Today the brand is worn by 2012 NASL Champions Tampa Bay Rowdies and 2011 NASL Champions Minnesota United FC. It’s also the leading brand to teams in the USL including The Austin Aztex and Laredo Heat of the USL PDL league. Admiral also has a strong presence in the NPSL, PASL and in US Youth Soccer.
“Texas is one of the biggest soccer states. It’s clear Texans love watching and playing the game.” says Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Sports. “Admiral already work with many professional and youth teams across Texas, so we’re delighted the TPSL selected us to be the league’s official sportswear and accessory supplier."
The TPSL’s President, Brendan Keyes said, “Admiral put together a great package for TPSL teams.” Keyes owns TPSL team the Houston Hurricanes who wear a custom kit made by Admiral. “This is a really good partnership for our teams. Admiral are really responsive and offer quality product.”