There's a British soccer team that wears jerseys covered in sausage, potatoes, and peas
- A British soccer team is wearing jerseys covered in sausage, potatoes, and peas to help support funding for prostate cancer.
- Bedale Association Football Club recently launched its new "sausage, mash, and peas with gravy football playing kit," according to a statement sent to INSIDER.
- The shirt features sausage and peas on a bed of mashed potatoes flowing down into the shorts. There's also a boat on both socks pouring gravy towards the cleats.
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A British soccer team is making headlines thanks to its unusual - and delicious - uniforms.
Bedale Association Football Club recently revealed its new uniform, which presents a classic British meal from head to toe.
The jersey features sausages and peas on a bed of mashed potatoes flowing down into the shorts. A boat on each sock pours gravy toward the cleats.
On the back - above the "ketchup" numbers - is the slogan "Football's Coming Home For Tea," a play on the popular British song "Three Lions (Football's Coming Home)."
"Obviously eating sausage and chips after every home game must have suited our players because we had a very successful season last year," reserve team manager Al Pattison told INSIDER.
Bedale AFC is selling the $48 (R734) jersey - as well as the shorts and socks - to raise funds for the organisation Team Garby, which raises money for prostate cancer research. It was founded in honor of Steve Garbett, a friend of the team who died in November 2014 from the illness.
Through various fundraising efforts, Team Garby has raised more than $215,000 (R3.2 million) towards its $301,248 (R4.6 million) goal.
Bedalde AFC chairman Martyn Coombs told INSIDER that the campaign has been "a remarkable achievement and something the club is proud of."
"We have partnered with [Historic Football Shirts] to sell the kit on our behalf," Coombs said, adding that $6 from every sale of the uniforms will go directly to prostate cancer research
The soccer team debuted its first sausage-themed uniform back in 2017, when members sported jerseys covered in hot dogs.
Bedale AFC then revamped its original design in 2018 to feature a single giant hot dog covered in ketchup and mustard.
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