Westchester Flames

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Westchester Flames
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Full name Westchester Flames
Nickname(s) The Flames, The Burn
Founded 1999
Stadium City Park Stadium
New Rochelle, New York
Ground Capacity 1,845
Owner Gus Marangoudakis
Head Coach Gus Skoufis
League Premier Development League
2016 7th, Northeast Division
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page

Westchester Flames is an American soccer team based in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Founded in 1999, the team plays in the Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Mid Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The team plays its home games at City Park Stadium, where they have played since 2001. The team's colors are blue and white.

The team also fields a team in the USL’s Super-20 League, a league for players 17 to 20 years of age run under the United Soccer Leagues umbrella.

History[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As at June 8, 2015.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Ukraine GK Gregiriy Huov[2]
2 United States DF Thomas Klim[3]
3 Guatemala FW Luis Gonzalez
4 Republic of Ireland DF Ryan Dillon-Curran
5 United States DF Chris Dennen[4]
6 Saint Lucia DF Melanius Mullarkey
7 Indonesia MF Richard Heredia[5]
8 Monaco MF Alessandro Zelli
3 Guatemala FW Luis Gonzalez
9 Poland MF Hayden Lowowski[6]
10 Brazil MF Matheus Gomes
11 United States MF Nico Capetola[7]
12 New Zealand MF Tim Richardson[8]
13 United States DF Thomas Manz[9]
14 United States FW Jake Keegan[10]
15 Russia FW Aleksandr Popolostruatotogotov
16 United States MF Brian Endres
18 United Kingdom MF Tyler Landsley
19 Chile DF Golar Xiha
20 Georgia (country) FW Lóka
22 Libya DF Ioba Hainaiaia
23 Mexico GK Mama Flores
24 Liechtenstein GK Joß Weid
No. Position Player
25 United States MF Matt Polli
30 Vatican City MF Paolo Martelli
32 Japan DF Kesuke Kawasaki
37 England MF David Panchano[11]
38 Costa Rica MF Ricardo Maxwell-Ordain
39 The Gambia MF Housainou Ogoo
43 New Zealand FW John Niyonsaba[12]
45 United States DF Jeremy Tavares[13]
49 Zambia MF Aboubakar Houssain-Kijembewalla
52 China DF Xing-Gao Xi
53 Italy FW Gio Quagiapelli
54 Colombia DF Diego Velasquez
65 United States MF Abraham Chehebar[14]
68 Greece MF Dimitri Antonopoulos
69 South Africa DF Charles Butte
77 Brazil MF Felipe Campos
76 United States MF Mario Costa[15]
88 United States DF Joel Rodriquez
89 United States MF Joey Tavernese[16]
92 Scotland DF Paul Templeton[17]
99 United States MF Josh Maley[18]

Notable former players[edit]

This list of notable former players comprises players who went on to play professional soccer after playing for the team in the Premier Development League, or those who previously played professionally before joining the team.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
1999 4 USL PDL 4th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2000 4 USL PDL 1st, Northeast National Semifinals (3rd Place) Did not qualify
2001 4 USL PDL 1st, Northeast Champion Did not qualify
2002 3 USL D-3 Pro League 3rd, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2003 3 USL Pro Select League 2nd, Northern Final Did not qualify
2004 3 USL Pro Soccer League 2nd, Northern Did not qualify 3rd Round
2005 4 USL PDL 9th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2006 4 USL PDL 1st, Northeast National Semifinals Did not qualify
2007 4 USL PDL 3rd, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2008 4 USL PDL 4th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2009 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2010 4 USL PDL 9th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2011 4 USL PDL 4th, Mid Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2012 4 USL PDL 10th, Mid Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2013 4 USL PDL 9th, Mid Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2014 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2015 4 USL PDL 9th, Mid Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2016 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify

Honors[edit]

  • USL PDL Eastern Conference Champions 2006
  • USL PDL Northeast Division Champions 2006
  • USL PDL Champions 2001
  • USL PDL Eastern Conference Champions 2001
  • USL PDL Northeast Division Champions 2001
  • USL PDL Regular Season Champions 2000
  • USL PDL Eastern Conference Champions 2000
  • USL PDL Northeast Division Champions 2000

Head coaches[edit]

Stadia[edit]

Average attendance[edit]

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2005: 127
  • 2006: 143
  • 2007: 88
  • 2008: 115
  • 2009: 57 (lowest in PDL)
  • 2010: 80
  • 2011: 55
  • 2012: 140

References[edit]

External links[edit]