He has played in 6 NBA Championship Finals. He has won 6 NBA Championship Finals. He has 6 NBA Championship rings. Baffles me that our protest is still being misconstrued as disrespectful to the country, flag and military personnel. We chose it because it exactly the opposite. It has always been my understanding that the brave men and women who fought and died for our country did so to ensure that we could live in a fair and free society, which includes the right to speak out in protest..
Originally known as Newton Heath Railway Cricket FC, the club was founded in 1878 by the Carriage and Waggon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath.The club initially played games against other rail companies at their home ground at North Road in Manchester before entering the English First Division in 1892.Newton Heath was kept in the name until 1902 when it was decided a change was needed given that the team had few ties with its origins and was no longer based in Newton Heath.Manchester United transfer news LIVE mufc breaking news and fixtures latestManchester Celtic and Manchester Central were considered before Manchester United was selected; the teams colours were also changed to red and white.The new kit, unveiled by Juan Mata in the promotional video, has a train track graphic on the front which fades into the black shorts and socks.United will wear the kit for the first time against Club America on Thursday, on the day it goes on general sale, and there will be shirts made specifically for children and women.Richard Arnold, group managing director of United, said: “There are many great moments in this club’s fantastic history, and none more important than the year the club was founded, back in 1878. This shirt from adidas pays homage to the year we were founded, and marks 140 years of footballing success.”The train track graphic on the shirt is a reference to the origins of the club, when the team was known as Newton Heath (Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway) Cricket and Football Club. Again, adidas has shown how innovative they are with their designs taking a moment from the past and reshaping it for supporters into a jersey which I am sure the fans will love.”Read MoreManchester United key informationInigo Turner, design director at adidas Football, added: “The new shirt for Manchester United mixes the heritage and history of the club’s illustrious past, with modern technology and design innovation from adidas.”When designing the kit, we wanted to tell the story of the first incarnation of the United kit, 140 years ago.