Today International Surrey Football enjoyed the reception of one of its biggest international audiences after our 2019 Training Wear was identified by fans of Liga MX side, Tigres UANL, and we were subsequently contacted by a Mexican sports journalist for the “El Horizonte”, a local newspaper for the city of Monterrey, in Nuevo León, a northern Mexican state with Borders the US state of Texas and as well as Tigres UANL, is also home to fellow Liga MX and rival CF Monterrey (Nickname: Rayados).
News of our training tops featured in the city’s newspaper, on local TV and on their website and led to a large number of Tigres fans finding us and appreciating us for taking inspiration from their 3rd team shirt which had in fact divided opinion among the fan base of Tigres.
Below is the directly translated article from El Horizonte, the article was translated using Google Translate as we have no Spanish to English translators at International Surrey Football so mistakes in the quality of English may exist and we apologies for any mistakes found, although we have tried to correct some mistakes where possible.
“LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT”
Last Thursday in the morning, the Tigers of the UANL they announced his third uniform for the current season with a design that has caused controversy. That same day, without knowing … and 8,439 kilometers away, a soccer team was looking for the ideal design for their training uniform.
It was International Surrey Football from England. And the unthinkable happened. An amateur of the Surrey suggested to the team, via Twitter, to use the design of Tigres … and the leadership of the institution did not hesitate to adopt it. CRACK took care of confirm the version and, via telephone, contacted Danny Clarke, president of the team, who revealed in the interview they adopted the design because they fell in love with the clothing of UANL “One of our followers helped us a lot with the inspiration to choose the design because we already had the first jersey, then we were looking for inspiration and we were about to reach a final instance it was when we found the uniform of Tigres … and it was like love at first sight; it was perfect for our team, ” Danny Clarke from England said.
In turn, Clarke was excited to know who will share design with a professional club and hope to let you know soon to the ‘U’ of Nuevo León. “And this is going to be our training uniform because we just finished the design of the kit for our team, the kit of our game uniform, but for us it is a great privilege and we appreciate the decision to share the same design with them, “said the president. – Have you received any message from Tigres for Have you worn your uniform? the president was asked. “We still have not received anything for now, but we think the fans will surely tell them, but nothing yet, “he replied.
“IT IS NOT ‘NORMAL’, IT IS A SELECTION”
Although you could think that it is a soccer club, reality is that the International Surrey is a national team not recognized by FIFA, whose location is the county same name, very close to London, England. Founded in 2014, their goal is to give players the opportunity to local players outside the English Football Association to play, facing other teams also not registered to the organisations of world soccer.
This team works with Conifa (Confederation of Independent Soccer Associations, by its acronym English), which has members in several countries throughout of the world.
According to Danny Clarke, its president, have found I also support federations that are not yet recognized by FIFA itself and who constantly seek join to play.
In fact, the next duel of the Surrey will be in next April before the representative of
Chagos Archipelago, a territory British overseas located in the Indian Ocean.