Day 6: bye-bye Detroit – hello, Portland!
"The atmosphere was absolutely incredible, it was tremendous fun", said Markus Kauczinski after the 6-2 win against Detroit City, just as enthused by the noise inside the ground as the rest of the St. Pauli delegation. Almost every member of the FCSP party left the Keyworth Stadium with an earworm caused by the infectious chants coming from the stands.
SIX-STAR ST. PAULI WIN OPENING GAME IN DETROIT
In perfect Hamburg weather FC St. Pauli won the first friendly of their US tour 6-2 against Detroit City on Saturday evening. Sami Allagui (2), Seung-Won Lee, Marcell Sobotta, Dimitrios Diamantakos and Luca Zander got the goals for the Boys in Brown, Trevor Amann and Rafael Mentzingen replied for the home side.
Under Armour & FC St. Pauli unveil new home shirt on US tour
The partnership between FC St. Pauli and the global sports apparel manufacturer Under Armour is entering its third season. Today, the new home shirt for the 2018/19 is being unveiled in the US. The innovative design is a reference to the past and catches the eye with a rainbow applique that sends out a strong symbol while serving as a connecting element.
Boys in Brown put through their paces on visit to Under Armour
Day two of the US tour began very early for the St. Pauli delegation. At 7.45am, they were already boarding a water taxi close to their Baltimore hotel for the ten-minute ride to the headquarters of equipment supplier Under Armour.
To Washington via Paris – changes in the delegation
The USA adventure began for the St. Pauli delegation on Tuesday morning with an 8am meet-up at Hamburg Airport. From there, the party set off for Washington via Paris slightly behind schedule at 1030CET and are expected to arrive in the late afternoon local time.
SOBIECH SIGNS FOR KÖLN
Lasse Sobiech informed club officials in late March of his intention not to renew his current contract, which expires at the end of June. The identity of his new club has now been revealed. Sobiech will wear the colours of FC Köln next term after putting pen to paper on a four-year deal with the Billy Goats, a move that guarantees a swift reunion with the defender next season.