New York Generals 1967 Soccer Jersey
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Description: Authentic 1960s plaited rayon/cotton "durene" fabric soccer jersey. Made in the USA from all the original materials.
- Made in the USA
- Authentic 1960s plaited rayon/cotton "durene" fabric
- Screen printed logo
- Item #: NYGSS
League: National Professional Soccer League
History: Considered the premier territory for the future of pro soccer in the US, both the NPSL and United Soccer Association placed teams in New York in 1967. The FIFA-sanctioned USA club was owned by Madison Square Garden. The C.A. Cerro club from Montevideo, Uruguay were imported to be the New York Skyliners. However, the USA’s rival, the outlaw NPSL, had the national television contract, and the Generals were the more successful of the two Gotham teams, both of which played at Yankee Stadium. Generals player Gordon Bradley went on to become the first coach of the New York Cosmos in 1971.
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Good piece of sports history to wear around town