Jacksonville Armada U-23
|Full name||Jacksonville Armada U-23|
|Head Coach||Pat Cannon|
|League||National Premier Soccer League|
|Website||Club home page|
Jacksonville Armada U-23 are an American soccer team based in Jacksonville, Florida. They play in National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid, and are part of the development system of the Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League (NASL). They started play in 2016, replacing Jacksonville United FC in the NPSL. The team plays its home games at Patton Park in Jacksonville.
As Jacksonville United, the club won the NPSL Championship in its first year in the 2011 season.
Jacksonville United FC was founded in 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida, and began play in the 2011 season of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), considered at the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid. The team was owned by Barry Dixon. While the team started their first season with four straight losses, they finished the season on an 8-game winning streak through the playoffs, finally defeating the Hollywood United Hitmen to claim the NPSL Championship with a 3-2 victory on July 30, 2011 in Madison, Alabama. Tommy Krizanovic was named Jacksonville's MVP, scoring a hat-trick in the final.
In 2016, Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League (NASL) announced they would establish an under 23 team to compete in the NPSL as part of the club's development system. Jacksonville Armada U-23 replaced Jacksonville United in the league for the 2016 NPSL season. The Armada retained head coach Pat Cannon.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Year||Division||League||Regular Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|2011||4||NPSL||1st, Southeast||Champions||Not eligible|
|2012||4||NPSL||4th, South-Southeast-East||Did not qualify||2nd round|
|2013||4||NPSL||1st, Sunshine||Regional Semi-Final||Did not qualify|
|2014||4||NPSL||2nd, Sunshine||"Conference Semi-Final"||2nd round|
- NPSL Southern Region Semi-Finalist 2013
- NPSL Sunshine Conference Champions 2013
- NPSL Southern Region Champions 2011
- NPSL Champions 2011