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Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Jersey

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Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Jersey

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers and adidas today unveiled the team’s official third uniform design for the 2012 season. The retro-inspired jersey is produced from 100 percent recycled materials and was designed and manufactured in Portland. It is now available at the World Soccer Shop Portland Timbers Store.

 Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

Timbers defender David Horst and midfielder Darlington Nagbe revealed the new look during a special unveiling event in the KeyBank Club at JELD-WEN Field on Tuesday morning…

Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football KitPortland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football KitPortland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

The third uniform, created by adidas, the official athletic sponsor and product supplier of MLS, features a classic white design with Timbers green and yellow accents, as well as a number of signature design elements inspired by the rich history of the club.

 Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

The retro-inspired design is highlighted by a green-collared jersey that takes inspiration from historic Timbers kits and pays homage to the long-standing tradition of the Timbers in Portland. A further nod to this rich past, and distinct from the team’s primary and secondary kits, the Timbers’ history-inspired secondary crest is included on the third kit. The uniform is completed with white shorts and socks…

 Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

The jersey also features unique call-outs to a script Timbers font from the North American Soccer League era of the club and an “Estd. 1975” mark to honor the year of the team’s debut season in the NASL. The inside collar is inscribed “Designed and Manufactured in Portland, OR, USA” and features a recycled symbol.

 Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

Further, the club’s official jersey partner, Alaska Airlines, joined in the spirit of the third-kit design. The Alaska Airlines name on the front of the third jersey features a sans serif typeface, identical to the script prominently featured across the carrier’s fuselage in 1979 when the airline started regular jet service in Portland. The retro font was used for decades and preceded the well-known Alaska Airlines wind-script, used by the airline since the early 1990s, that is featured on the Timbers’ primary and secondary shirts…

 Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

The third kit will be worn for select matches during the upcoming season; the Timbers will continue to feature their green primary jerseys and Rose City Red secondary kits in 2012.

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Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football KitPortland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

Portland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football KitPortland Timbers adidas 2012 Third Soccer Jersey / Football Kit

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