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2014-15 Soccer Kits & News (too early? nah)

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Interesting.

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I like that axe a whole lot more than the regular one; more like their previous version and less like a hatchet.

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Just got back from the news conference on the Timbers2 announcement. Interesting uni-related detail: The first 1,975 season ticket holders — 1975 being the Timbers' date of origin — will be given certain "ownership" benefits, including picking the beers on tap and choosing which uniform the club will wear on every game day.

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Having a separate logo for your reserves team is silly.

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Having a separate logo for your reserves team is silly.

I'm fine with this since they should help build up the MLS team. The key is if they are required to simply wear the same kit as their parent club.

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"The 2 typeface is part of the same font family as the numbers found on the original 1975 Portland Timbers NASL kits"

Also a very generic athletic block font used on a gazillion sports teams' uniforms from youth teams to high school teams, college teams, to major league baseball. Nothing unique about that font choice and seems exceptionally lazy to plop it on the logo the way they did.

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What's wrong with using that font? There's an organizational tie, and it more importantly it works well with the white axe.

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The ad agency jargon explaining the circle badge is outstanding, even as far as this genre goes.

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Again, no reason these teams need separate logos.

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USL Pro doesn't make me feel too good about building the US pyramid Gonna be awesome when they have less than 1000 people show up to the championship between T2 and S2.

Will RSL's team be Too Real?

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Chivas can have... oh, wait.

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I personally think the Timbers' current secondary logo wins the battle of the axes.

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Agree but the hatchet breaking the outer circle brought nothing but a lack of unity, a lack of wholeness and failure in the pursuit of perfection - Hopefully the new logo resolves these issues

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Not to be outdone, the Sounders, mere hours later, announced a new USL PRO team of their own, named you guessed it...Sounders FC 2, AKA S2. And apparently this is the logo. Brutal.

Press Release

http://www.soundersfc.com/post/2014/10/14/sounders-fc-unveils-second-team-sounders-fc-2

The concept here is that you are playing in the developmental team and you are playing for the right to earn the badge (i.e. play for the real Sounders)

What I also find interesting is 20% of the team is going to be owned by a supporters group.

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I like that

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Not to be outdone, the Sounders, mere hours later, announced a new USL PRO team of their own, named you guessed it...Sounders FC 2, AKA S2. And apparently this is the logo. Brutal.

Press Release

http://www.soundersfc.com/post/2014/10/14/sounders-fc-unveils-second-team-sounders-fc-2

The concept here is that you are playing in the developmental team and you are playing for the right to earn the badge (i.e. play for the real Sounders)

I like that, but guess they don't intend to sell much merchandise. Because then what are you doing, working towards the right to cheer for the real Sounders?

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