New Balance and Asbury Park Football Club launched an exclusive collection for the brand\u2019s 2020\/21 \u201cBlackout Squad\u201d - a global collective of grassroots players that receive the latest football boot products from New Balance. The limited-edition designs in this collection include a bespoke away jersey designed exclusively for squad members. \u00a9 New Balance The new collaboration between the Tillies and New Balance Football originated from one common mission \u2013 to grow the game of modern football. Founded in 2014, New Jersey\u2019s fabled club amassed a passionate group of supporters by tapping into global football fandom & culture. \u201cWe\u2019re delighted to be collaborating with New Balance, the brand has an incredible global appeal which can play a real part in growing participation in grassroots football. We\u2019re extremely passionate about encouraging more young people to take to the field and believe partnering with the Blackout Squad can help bring those aspirations to life,\u201d said co-founder Ian Perkins. "What he said," added fellow co-founder Shawn Francis. \u00a9 New Balance This season\u2019s Blackout Squad features representatives from eight different nations and includes freestylers, content creators and amateur players. The New Balance x Asbury Park F.C. launch signifies the first time all global footballers can access exclusive Blackout Squad apparel by visiting\u00a0www.asburyparkfc.com. \u00a9 New Balance The full collection includes a bespoke away jersey, a dugout jacket, a training jacket & pant, and a New Jersey staple \u2013 a long-sleeve graphic tee with \u201cFor Modern Football\u201d in classic New Balance detail. The landmark deal sees the unbeaten side join the New Balance roster alongside history makers, FC Porto, LOSC LILLE and Athletic Club.