What's buzzing:

Dirty Tackle

Amateur side Playford FC tries to attract kit sponsors by playing in its underwear

Ryan Bailey
Dirty Tackle

As the marketeers at Crystal Palace ably demonstrated, producing a YouTube video that shows a little skin can help generate a huge amount of interest around a football club. Players of Sunday League side Playford FC have followed suit, but instead of using supple lip-synching cheerleaders, they've captured their own pasty underwear-clad bodies and thrown some LMFAO over it. You will surely agree that the results are just as sexy.

Club president Simon Goldsmith explained to the Ipswich Star that playing with no kit is a great way to attract kit sponsors, even though they didn't really want to have to resort to it:

"It is sad that it has come to this but hopefully it will really take off and spread.

"I hope a local company sees the potential and the initiative and get behind us.

"We are a good honest team, at the nicer end of the Sunday football league spectrum."

The Suffolk side is looking for at least £750 ($1,173 USD) to pay for new kits, match balls, end-of-season trophies and "commemorative booklets." If you want to help the East Anglian players commemorate their underpants-based achievements in booklet form, get in touch with them here.

View Comments (3)
  • Lawrence scores 3, Canada tops Guyana 5-0 in CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifier

    Lawrence scores 3, Canada tops Guyana 5-0 in CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifier

    In a lineup full of veteran talent, it was the youngsters that got Canada off on the right foot on its quest for a berth at the 2016 Olympic Games. Twenty-year-old Ashley Lawrence had a hat trick and 16-year-old Deanne Rose had two goals as … More »

    The Canadian Press - 18 minutes ago
  • Robinho agrees two-year deal with Atletico Mineiro

    REUTERS - Former Manchester City and Real Madrid striker Robinho has signed for Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro, the club confirmed on Thursday. "Robinho is Atletico's new signing," the Belo Horizonte team said in a short statement. "Robinho will … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Canada women blank Guyana 5-0 to open Olympic qualifying

    Canada women blank Guyana 5-0 to open Olympic qualifying

    Ashley Lawrence scored two of his three goals in a minute span in the second half, and Canada routed Guyana 5-0 on Thursday night to open the group stage of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. Sixteen-year-old Deanne Rose scored off a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • FIFA candidates head to Miami to meet CONCACAF in crisis

    FIFA candidates head to Miami to meet CONCACAF in crisis

    The five FIFA presidential candidates meet in Miami on Friday with the election's most inscrutable voters who are deep in their own leadership race amid a financial crisis. Nothing is simple these days with scandal-rocked CONCACAF which has had … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Manchester United-Sunderland Preview

    Say this for Manchester United: For all the trials they have endured in this rocky season from the executive levels at Old Trafford to their performances on the pitch, they're not backing down from anyone. Doubling down on their big-spending … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 59 minutes ago