Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Colorado Rapids - Caribou

2014.04.01

In an April Fool's prank the Colorado Rapids announced they would wear uniforms from the NASL team Caribou of Colorado. The uniforms were found at the Caribou Ranch owned by the Guercio Family, owners of the Caribou team and lent to the Rapids for the joke. The notice was posted on the team's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages...

The Rapids recognize the important role the Caribou played in the history of soccer in Colorado. The Caribou played in the NASL in 1978 finishing their only season with a 8-22 record. Games were played at Mile High Stadium. The Caribou uniform is believed to be the only soccer kit to feature western fringe...

Monday, April 7, 2014

Philadelphia Union - Amobi Okugo Bobblehead


2014.03.29 Philadelphia Union v Montreal Impact
Amobi Okugo Mini Bobblehead (5.5" tall) presented to the first 5,000 fans.
Presented by PPL Energy Plus...

Saw three posted on e-bay from $10 - 35.00...

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Hillsborough 96 Commemorative patch

2014

To help mark the 25th anniversary of Hillsborough, Liverpool FC is launching the official commemorative iron-on patch, available to fans all over the world.

On Sunday April 13, 2014 Liverpool players will wear the patch against Manchester City and for the final three home games of the season. Fans are encouraged to purchased the patch which costs about $3US. The patch measures 2' in diameter, ships very quickly and comes with instructions for ironing. The patch is not embroidered.

All profits from the sale of the patch will be donated to the Hillsborough families...

Liverpool FC

2014.04.17 update - Throughout the English Premier League, teams paid tribute to the Hillsborough Disaster. Rivalries are put aside to remember the fans. Outside of the league the fans of Borussia Dortumnd sang You'll Never Walk Alone in tribute.

The Philadelphia Union and their supporters the Sons of Ben paid tribute to the memory of the 96 fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy. During the 7th minute of their April 12 game against Real Salt Lake the game was stopped for a moment of silence. The names of the 96 were scrolled across the PPL park video board in the north end of the stadium...

Never Forget