Connecticut Yankees (soccer)

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The Connecticut Yankees were a soccer team based in Hartford, Connecticut and played their home matches at Dillon Stadium. They played in the American Soccer League for seven seasons, from 1972 to 1978, when they folded.

The team was established in 1972 as the Northeast United. They changed their name to the Connecticut Wildcats in 1973, and adopted the name Connecticut Yankees after the 1974 season. During their run they advanced to the playoffs once, in 1977, and were knocked out in the first round.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1972 2 ASL 3rd, Northern Did not qualify Did not enter
1973 2 ASL 2nd, Northeast Did not qualify Did not enter
1974 2 ASL 4th, East Did not qualify Did not enter
1975 2 ASL 3rd, North Did not qualify Did not enter
1976 2 ASL 5th, East Did not qualify Did not enter
1977 2 ASL 4th, East 1st Round Did not enter
1978 2 ASL 6th, Eastern Did not qualify Did not enter

Honors[edit]

Rookie of the Year

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]