VANCOUVER WHITECAPS COMPLETE NEW LOOK- New Logo, New Gear, New Sponsor

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS COMPLETE NEW LOOK

New Logo, New Gear, New Sponsor for 2011 Major League Soccer debut.

The Vancouver Whitecaps completed their look for theit imaugural season in Major League Soccer next year by unvieling the clubs new kit, 2nd kit and founding sponsor.

This news comes less than a week after the Canadian team unveiled it’s season ticket plans and a new logo/crest that the club referred to as ‘the new brand that will lead the 36-year-old club into a new chapter as an MLS outfit.”

The new kits reflect the same color scheme as the new logo and are designed by Adidas who has an exclusive contract for all Major League Soccer clubs.

Stitched into the back collar will be “Since 1974”, a testimony to the clubs founding year as a member of the original North American Soccer League.

“The new kits combine leading-edge technology, which will make for optimal performance on the pitch, while at the same time paying tribute to the many traditions that Whitecaps FC have established over the years,” explained Whitecaps FC President Bob Lenarduzzi.

Whitecaps Change Strip

“Soccer fans around the world take great pride in displaying their passion and loyalty for their favorite team by wearing their team’s jersey on a regular basis. We believe both our many long-serving fans and new supporters of the club will proudly wear these new jerseys throughout Vancouver or wherever they may be around the globe.”

The teams new sponsor, Canadian communications company Bell, is being called a ‘Premier Founding Partner’ and is more than just a deal to put a logo on a jersey, according to the ‘Caps.

Whitecaps New Crest

“The Whitecaps have had a great tradition in British Columbia, and we are extremely proud to partner with them and to be associated with such a premier club,” said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Chief Brand Officer for Bell. “Bell shares a passion for the sport and we’re looking forward to sharing exclusive Whitecaps content with our soccer-loving mobile clients across Canada.”

The clubs new gear will be worn at every level of the club, from the senior MLS team to the clubs W-League components and all youth, residency and academy teams.

Vancouver has also started a push for one last round of MLS season ticket deposits. The ‘Caps will accept $50 deposits for 2011 MLS seasons tickets, which start at $319 for 17 matches.

The Whitecaps, who will play at a refurbished Empire Stadium for the 2011 season, have capped season ticket sales at 16,500 and have already taken 10,000 deposits, meaning this last push will be for fans to grab the remaining 6,500 seats.

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