Sociedad to put fans' names on kits

December 20, 2012
By Associated Press
MADRID -- Spanish club Real Sociedad has a message for its fans: We've got you close to our hearts.

The team said Thursday it will honor its fans by putting the names of club members on players' jerseys instead of a sponsor.

Sociedad calls the fan-appreciation initiative "We carry you on our shirts."

The names of club members are chosen at random. A group of 22 already were picked for a television commercial, and the names of another 22 were chosen to appear on the ...

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