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Love the concepts so far.

keep it up.

Do you intent making teams for League Two and League three whomever they are?

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Digging the Slcsc set, I always liked the idea of RSL changing to that name too.

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SC Los Angeles


SCLA has humble beginnings as a club started by 5 friends in the 1940s. The club experienced some success in the Pacific Leagues, before accepting an invitation from the APL League 2 to join the major leagues. The team had very good success early on. Promotion to the APL in time for the 1960 season meant the team had the exposure they wanted. The yellow and red striped club started to become the cool spot for Hollywood stars to be seen at in the 60s. Their first league title came in 1962, and another in 71. In the 70s, the team became fierce rivals with San Francisco based Yerba Buena SC. The team owns the US Soccer record for attendance after moving their home games against YBSC to the Rose Bowl. After 2 Yerba league titles, SCLA won the title in 1979. The LA also won two US Opens in 77 and 78, and a CONCACAF championship in 80. It was clear the power of US Soccer has shifted to the west coast. This run of trophies brought in the best players from Europe and South America. Another title in 88 bridged the gap between eras. Since 1998, the team hasn't finished lower than 5th during the season, making the playoffs each year. League titles in 98 and 99 with a CONCACAF Champions League added to the trophy case, but they weren't done there. From 2007-12, the team won 2 US Opens, 2 CONCACAF CL's, and 3 league titles. Many championships go through LA, and that looks like the case in the future.


After ordering red and yellow rugby shirts from a catalog in the 40s due to an influence from USC. The team has worn the same basic uniform since. The iconic stripes has been on the shirts since. The clashes were always Dodger Blue until the 80s, when more colors began to be introduced. In 2005, the team started wearing black, and has been that way since.

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SCLA is awesome! I especially like the crest. The red-yellow-black color scheme doesn't usually work very well when yellow is the dominant color but you made it work perfectly.

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Those are perfect colors for LA the colors mesh beautifully!. That home is one of my favorite ones of the series

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SCLA looks amazing. 10/10

I really like the idea of a concept of America's soccer's leagues modeled after England's system.

Also,will there be a APLChannel or some kind of that?

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Let's put EVERYTHING into SCLA's crest. The colors do seem very LA, though. I'm just wondering if there's any way to make the FARMERS sponsor logo match up more with the stripes? That's the only thing throwing me off a little.

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Let's put EVERYTHING into SCLA's crest. The colors do seem very LA, though. I'm just wondering if there's any way to make the FARMERS sponsor logo match up more with the stripes? That's the only thing throwing me off a little.

Probably do what FC Barcelona did and make the stripes horizontal.

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Yerba Buena SC

Along with other teams up the Pacific Coast, Yerba Buena had formed in the 30s. They were once rivals with a team named San Francisco Dragons. Since the name of the city proper was taken, their owner turned to the name San Francisco had before the American's bought the land from Mexico. Yerba Buena is a mint plant, which inspired both the city name, and the soccer team. In 1938, the team trotted out in mint color uniforms, but were the laughing stock of the league. They were nicknamed the Girl Scouts, which home fans turned into "Scouts" later. The crest has had a yerba buena leafs on it since their inception. The team's main rivals soon became teams around California. Sacramento, San Diego, and Los Angeles specifically. Much like SCLA, Yerba was invited to the first season of League 2 play, and they out and won the league, and was promoted to the top league for 1956. Kezar Stadium became the West Coast Soccer version of Yankee Stadium due to the overwhelming support from Bay Area residents. 1961 was their first league title. Two years later, they won the league and USOC. When Candlestick Stadium was announced and built, they declared that they would renovated Kezar to fit soccer more. The team went almost bankrupt from this, resulting in relegation in 1970. They moved back up two years later after stabilizing their team. Their rivalry kicked off with LA in the 70s, Yerba won the league in 77 and 78, then a USOC in 1980 and 84. The team was back at the brink of relegation after an injury to their star striker, and his back ups not filling the hole. They finished last, but were promoted the next year. They renovated their stadium in 1993 to a gorgeous 60,000 seat stadium in downtown San Fran. The boost that gave them lead the team to back to back USOC in 96 and 97, and a CONCACAF Champions league in 97 too. They won their 2nd CONCACAF title in 2006, and a US Open in 2009.


The Scouts have had some form of mint green and white since their formation. In the 1990s, they started going duel greens for pants. Their clash kits were orange and black for most of their history too.

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Wow, I certainly was not expecting Yerba Buena for San Francisco! Certainly really unique, and the crest and the kits don't look bad at all (orange and black)!

LA's crest looks very busy, but the color scheme and kits surely make up for it.

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Love the mint green, and the double green works really well. The crest is really nice, too. I like the hexagonal shape and the banner. It reminds me of San Fran for some reason.

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Yerba Buena is a very interesting choice! The colors work very well and the clash is interesting

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Racing Club Indianapolis
Racing Club Indy doesn't have a storied history. The team was started in 1941 at a stadium near the storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and thus the name was linked. RCI was offered a spot in League 2 when the league was formed, due to the success in leagues in the midwest. But Indy didn't have much success. The team couldn't draw many players in due to their midwestern location. They drifted around League 2, until League 3 was formed and gave Indy a reason to fight. In the 2nd year of League 3, they were relegated to it. They got back to League 2 from 1982 to 1988, before another relegation. The Checkers were in a bad place and they sold their team to a rich German who couldn't watch his adopted home's team struggle. In 1989 they won League 3 and were on the up and up. A few years later, they won League 2 to jump to the APL for the first time in their history. This gave the team leverage to build a stadium closer to downtown. After relegation in 2002, the team came back up in 2003. The team has a habit of getting relegated, just to see them be promoted one season later, much is the case to this years team, who finished 2nd in League 2 to be promoted once again.


The team did originally wear checkers, much like Croatia. But in the 50s, they went to a more modest blue color. In the 1990s, the blue became navy to keep up with the trend of uniforms. Still, the red and yellow clash kits are the fan favorites and have been on the clash for the better part of their history.
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*insert kiss emoji here*

Don’t think I need to say much with this concept — or the series as a whole — but you know I’ll love myself a checkered kit in my hometown.

Looking forward to the conclusion here.

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Indy looks reeeeally good. I think the only suggestion I have is to try checkers on the clash socks to match the kit, even if it's just a row at the top of the sock. I feel like that would complete the full set better than the stripes. However, everything still looks great. I particularly love the symmetry of the crest. Very solid and sharp design.

Yerba Buena looks sharp, also! The mint green really, really pops.

Great stuff once again!

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I would suggest taking the sash out of the clash. It looks great without it. Otherwise a great identity! Also, the clash socks look great with the shorts.

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Love it. I loved the logo when I first saw it on your Twitter—the different angles and the shapes they form make for a really interesting look. The kits are both really solid too. The red-orange and yellow really pop off the navy blue, and the checkered clash is a bold look.

I'm with rsaline on removing the sash from the clash, and I'd get rid of it on the primary kit as well. It just muddies the look IMO. Let the bold colors be the focal point of the primaries.

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I love the Racing Club Indianapolis uniforms! They are great idea that fit to the city's long storied history on racing! Amazing dude!

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I would suggest taking the sash out of the clash. It looks great without it. Otherwise a great identity! Also, the clash socks look great with the shorts.

Seconded.

And props for using a sponsor logo that actually improves the kits.

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