Chicago Red Stars unveil third jersey for Fourth of July game

Game-worn jerseys available at silent auction during holiday game vs. WNY Flash

LISLE - The Chicago Red Stars have unveiled a special third jersey for the 2013 season that will be worn during the Fourth of July matchup against the Western New York Flash.

It will be the first time the Chicago Red Stars have appeared in an all-red jersey top. The limited-edition tops the players wear during the game will be part of a silent-auction to take place in-game.

The Nike jerseys will feature the same look as the Red Stars other 2013 jerseys, with the traditional 4-stars of the City of Chicago flag and Red Stars logo, along with the patch of team partner Illinois Women’s Soccer League.

The silent auction will take place during the match and fans can place bids in person for a chance to take one of these limited-edition tops home. Bids start at $75 and any fans not able to attend are able to place an absentee bid by emailing their highest bid, along with the player’s jersey desired to info@chicagoredstars.com by 12 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. All Red Stars players’ jerseys will be available for bid, including the team’s goalkeepers.

Replica red jerseys will also be available for sale at the Red Stars merchandise booth during the game, as well as online at the official National Women's Soccer League store at nwslshop.com.

The Red Stars host the Flash at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.