Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
New Houston shirt deal worth $12.7 million
by Ridge Mahoney, December 7th, 2010 1:04AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  houston dynamo, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] The new Houston Dynamo jerseys to be unveiled Tuesday at a press conference will have "Greenstar" emblazoned across the front. According to a story in the Houston Chronicle, a five-year jersey sponsorship deal worth $12.7 million has been brokered by the team and Greenstar Recycling, a waste management and recycling company based in Ireland that runs its North American operations out of Houston.

Under terms of the deal Greenstar is also the first founding partner of a new stadium scheduled to open in the spring of 2012. Ground-breaking for the stadium is to be held in January.

The deal replaces an expired four-year jersey sponsorship by Amigo Energy that was valued at between $1.5 million and $2 million. Amigo sponsored the Dynamo beginning in 2007, its second season in Houston after operator-investor Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) decided to move it from San Jose.

Unauthorized photos of the new jerseys appeared on Web sites late last week. Team and company officials declined comment.

The Greenstar logo will appear on all Dynamo merchandise, and the company will also handle waste management and recycling at the new stadium.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Red Bulls: BWP on McCarty's departure and successors    
Bradley Wright-Phillips says he was headed to MLS's Media Day in Manhattan Beach, California, when he ...
What They're Saying: Tim Howard    
"I know there were players that came in that it didn't matter as much to. If ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"People watch 'The Bachelor.' I sit there and I go, 'Why? Why are you watching that?'" ...
NASL Moves: Deltas reach 11 with three more signings    
A former MLS defender is among three players who have agreed to play for NASL expansion ...
USMNT: Dwyer would jump at call-up    
Dom Dwyer has Feb. 14 marked on his calendar. It's not only Valentine's Day but will ...
MLS SuperDraft: Complete Round 3 and Round 4 picks    
Jamie Siaj of 2015 NCAA Division II champion Pfeiffer was taken with the first pick on ...
TV Report: Gomez retires, joins ESPN full-time    
After seventeen years playing professionally in the USA and Mexico, forward Herculez Gomez has swapped the ...
Video Pick: Messi doesn't take it easy on teammates    
He may be a superstar, but Lionel Messi doesn't take his foot off the pedal in ...
NASL's Rishi Sehgal: 'The task is not small'    
The NASL finished its sixth season with 12 teams in November. Within a month, it was ...
Report: Alex Morgan says women want deal by March 1    
Alex Morgan, who debuted on Saturday for new French club Lyon before returning to the U.S. ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives