The Portland Timbers today unveiled their new retro 3rd jersey and I for one am a fan, though as is typical with all jersey releases, opinions vary. While the white jersey is often attacked as simple and boring by some fans, there's nothing wrong with a clean look, though this jersey is likely to appeal to a more hardcore and/or old school type fan.
All of the authentic jerseys are made from 100% recycled materials and are manufactured in Portland. Only 2,012 kits will be available for purchase by fans as part of a limited edition run that comes as part of a numbered box set with an exclusive Timbers scarf. Replicas will be available in early 2012 if you're interested.
The Timbers will play in the new jerseys during select matches in the 2012 season which will be announced at a later point.
The jersey includes several elements which are described below: