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i havent checked but for the logo rebrands of other national teams and for example juventus, did they have diagrams explaining the changes? or is this a US only thing?
Iceland did it just recently... I can't find the actual website it was on anymore, but footyheadlines has a similar idea explanation like their website did:
 

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Iceland did it just recently... I can't find the actual website it was on anymore, but footyheadlines has a similar idea explanation like their website did:
the only difference is that the Iceland FA actually explained in their video. i guess same idea though.

all this is clearly brand agency work as ive seen similar explanations when a new company is created or there is a rebrand. colors are explained and names shapes etc.
 

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The "crown" on top doesn't remind me of the Queensboro Bridge, it reminds me of something else...
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I don't usually bring a camera in with me, but I took both photos the last day of our 2016 season. The second is when Villa put us up 4-1 in the 90+3'. Happier days
 

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Everyone's all negative about this crest but I really like it. It's uncomplicated, easily recognizable, modern-ish, and pretty bold. I like that it's white on black, with the giant Q in 7-train purple. And I instantly got the 59th Street bridge, but even if you've never seen the bridge before it's still interesting because it's a bridge and maybe a crown. Honestly I like it way better than our logo, which I like but don't really love. I mean, ours is a circle with that really odd NYC that nobody who's under 40 and/or not from the city will know is maybe sorta like our old tokens. And the pentagons? I get it, but it's kind of a stretch to think that anyone will be able to link that to the five boroughs. Again, nothing against our fine logo but there's something to be said for having a logo that doesn't need an academic lecture to understand it.
 

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Everyone's all negative about this crest but I really like it. It's uncomplicated, easily recognizable, modern-ish, and pretty bold. I like that it's white on black, with the giant Q in 7-train purple. And I instantly got the 59th Street bridge, but even if you've never seen the bridge before it's still interesting because it's a bridge and maybe a crown. Honestly I like it way better than our logo, which I like but don't really love. I mean, ours is a circle with that really odd NYC that nobody who's under 40 and/or not from the city will know is maybe sorta like our old tokens. And the pentagons? I get it, but it's kind of a stretch to think that anyone will be able to link that to the five boroughs. Again, nothing against our fine logo but there's something to be said for having a logo that doesn't need an academic lecture to understand it.
the pentagons represent the 5 boroughs? lmao oh
 

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I feel like there were 2 guys in a room.

"Lets use subway colors!"
"Genius!"
"How about the F train, that runs through Queens."
"Nah, it's orange NYCFC uses it"
"OK, the E train?"
"Blue, same problem"
"How about the G"
"Cosmos are green"
"L?"
"That's Brooklyn, and New Amsterdam has those colors anyway"
"So what's left?"
"We got brown with the JZ, this awful mustard with the NR, or purple with the 7 line"
"Think the team might play at Citi Field one day?"
"Maybe"
"And the 7 line runs that way?"
"yup"
"ok, there you go"

TLDR I prob won't by any of the merch based on this design. I'll prob buy a jersey if it's black. Hope the does mean Citi Field. Let's see....
 

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I feel like there were 2 guys in a room.

"Lets use subway colors!"
"Genius!"
"How about the F train, that runs through Queens."
"Nah, it's orange NYCFC uses it"
"OK, the E train?"
"Blue, same problem"
"How about the G"
"Cosmos are green"
"L?"
"That's Brooklyn, and New Amsterdam has those colors anyway"
"So what's left?"
"We got brown with the JZ, this awful mustard with the NR, or purple with the 7 line"
"Think the team might play at Citi Field one day?"
"Maybe"
"And the 7 line runs that way?"
"yup"
"ok, there you go"

TLDR I prob won't by any of the merch based on this design. I'll prob buy a jersey if it's black. Hope the does mean Citi Field. Let's see....
Quit the conundrum they'd have had if the mustard yellow Q still ran to Astoria.

The logo for me is okay. Purple and black is a nice combo. I see it on the ravens and think its snappy look. But the logo itself idk why but feels like a riff off the queens public library or maybe one of those free queens gazette newspapers, but either way doesn't evoke sports to me.
 
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I feel like there were 2 guys in a room.

"Lets use subway colors!"
"Genius!"
"How about the F train, that runs through Queens."
"Nah, it's orange NYCFC uses it"
"OK, the E train?"
"Blue, same problem"
"How about the G"
"Cosmos are green"
"L?"
"That's Brooklyn, and New Amsterdam has those colors anyway"
"So what's left?"
"We got brown with the JZ, this awful mustard with the NR, or purple with the 7 line"
"Think the team might play at Citi Field one day?"
"Maybe"
"And the 7 line runs that way?"
"yup"
"ok, there you go"

TLDR I prob won't by any of the merch based on this design. I'll prob buy a jersey if it's black. Hope the does mean Citi Field. Let's see....
The 7 train is world-renowned for being an amazing example of the diversity of New York City in general and Queens specifically.