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MLS Launches Retro Since ‘96 Collection

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FC Dallas gets some new Dallas Burn gear as a result of this new collection.

Get ready to spend some cash folks. There is some new Dallas Burn-themed gear that is set to hit the market in time for the new MLS season.

In celebration of Major League Soccer’s first season in 1996, the League and FC Dallas launched today a retro-inspired apparel collaboration – Since ’96 - with global fashion licensees Mitchell & Ness, the nation’s leading nostalgia company and New Era. Highlighting 11 clubs, the throwback line of clothing is an ode to MLS’ launch and commemorates the Dallas Burn along with the League’s other original clubs and additional participating clubs.

The Since ’96 collection features a Mitchell & Ness polo, sublimed mesh jersey, ‘90s color-blocked hoodie, a windbreaker jacket and long-sleeve shirt, as well as four types of hats from New Era: the 950 Jersey Hook, 2930 Ripped, 920 Fan Fave and the Winter Knit.

The new collection showcases 11 clubs’ – LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, New England Revolution, Dallas Burn (FC Dallas), D.C. United, Seattle Sounders, The Wiz (Sporting Kansas City), Vancouver 86ers (Whitecaps), Portland Timbers, and San Jose Clash (Earthquakes) – the collection will feature an embossed ‘since ‘96’ hangtag. Clubs established in 1996 will also have a ‘founding club’ embellishment on the garment.

The collection is currently available at Soccer90, located next to the National Soccer Hall of Fame at the south end of Toyota Stadium, as well as the FC Dallas Fan Shop at Toyota Stadium. Slap bracelets will be available as a gift with purchase at both stores while supplies last and will feature the retro club marks in a ‘90’s-inspired pattern.