COLLINSVILLE, ILLINOIS – Admiral® the world’s oldest soccer brand today announced it will supply Illinois Piasa of the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) and be the club’s official sportswear and technical kit supplier.
Illinois Piasa play in the PASL which has 16 men’s professional teams throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The PASL season starts on November 1st with regional champions competing in play-offs in March each year. The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL-Premier), predecessor and developmental league to the PASL, is the largest international indoor/arena soccer league in the world.
Admiral, the world’s oldest British soccer brand, supplied kits to England, Scotland, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur, 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 NASL Champions Minnesota Stars and Caribbean Champions Puerto Rico Islanders, also of the NASL, as well as 12 teams in the USL PDL, including former champions Kitsap Pumas and current divisional champions Michigan Bucks. Admiral has a strong presence in the NASL, USL Pro, USL PDL, NPSL, WPSL leagues, US Youth Soccer, and with the PASL for indoor soccer throughout the USA.
“We’re delighted the Illinois Piasa chose Admiral.” says Paul Hamburger, CEO of Admiral Soccer. “They’re one of many teams in the PASL who together with teams in other leagues have seen our kit designs and are impressed with the quality and service we offer. Of course, the team benefits from our factory direct pricing, so they can pass this benefit on to fans too. We’re also offering an online store so fans can buy new team kits and other Admiral merchandise and show their support for their team.”
The general manager of Illinois Piasa, Matt Williams said, “Admiral put together a great kit for us and have been really attentive to our needs. They’re really responsive and offer quality products. I’m sure our coaches, players, and fans will love the new kit.”