Westchester Flames

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Westchester Flames
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Full nameWestchester Flames
Nickname(s)The Flames, The Burn
Founded1999;23 years ago (1999)
Stadium City Park Stadium
New Rochelle, New York
Capacity1,845
OwnerGus Marangoudakis
Head Coach Edson Buddle
League USL League Two
2022 8th, Metropolitan Division
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club website

Westchester Flames is an American soccer team based in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Founded in 1999, the team plays in USL League Two, the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid.

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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

The team had your first season in 1999, when they finished with a respectable 7–9 record, under former New York Cosmos superstar Vladislav Bogicevic. Home games were played at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. In 2001, Westchester Flames were the champions of Premier Development League [1]

Players

As of 13 May 2017. [2]

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of the United States.svg  USA Raúl Bonilla
11 MF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Carlos Bonilla
20 MF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Anthony Castro
5 MF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Steven Da Fonte
7 FW Flag of the United States.svg  USA Jovanni García
15 MF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Matthew Giaconelli
3 DF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Daniel Giorgi
6 FW Flag of the United States.svg  USA Iván Martínez
No.Pos.NationPlayer
18 FW Flag placeholder.svg  David lokrit gopar
2 DF Flag of the United States.svg  USA John Pappas
12 DF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Jonathan Raj
25Flag placeholder.svg  Barakatulla Sharifi
19 DF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Dante Spinelli
8 MF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Jonathan Uy
23 MF Flag of the Philippines.svg  PHI Matthew Uy
13 DF Flag of the United States.svg  USA Nicholas Zorbo

Notable former players

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

YearDivisionLeagueRegular SeasonPlayoffsOpen Cup
19994USL PDL4th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20004USL PDL1st, NortheastNational Semifinals (3rd Place)Did not qualify
20014USL PDL1st, NortheastChampionDid not qualify
20023USL D-3 Pro League3rd, NorthernDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20033USL Pro Select League2nd, NorthernFinalDid not qualify
20043USL Pro Soccer League2nd, NorthernDid not qualify3rd Round
20054USL PDL9th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20064USL PDL1st, NortheastNational SemifinalsDid not qualify
20074USL PDL3rd, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20084USL PDL4th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20094USL PDL7th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20104USL PDL9th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20114USL PDL4th, Mid AtlanticDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20124USL PDL10th, Mid AtlanticDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20134USL PDL9th, Mid AtlanticDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20144USL PDL7th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20154USL PDL9th, Mid AtlanticDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20164USL PDL7th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20174USL PDL7th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20184USL PDL6th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20194USL League Two7th, NortheastDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20204USL League TwoSeason cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
20214USL League Two9th, MetropolitanDid not qualifyDid not qualify
20224USL League Two8th, MetropolitanDid not qualifyDid not qualify

Honors

Head coaches

Stadia

Average attendance

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.

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References

  1. "Team History". www.westchesterflames.com. Archived from the original on 2016-12-26.
  2. "Westchester Flames". USL PDL. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "About Westchester Flames F.C" . Retrieved 2009-05-27.