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Winnipeg Alliance FC

Winnipeg Alliance FC
File:Winnipeg-Alliance.png
Full name Winnipeg Alliance FC
Founded 2007-2011
Dissolved January 2012
Ground Gateway Recreation Centre
Ground Capacity 500/15,003
Manager Robbin Watson
League Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League

Winnipeg Alliance FC were a professional indoor soccer team that played in the Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League (CMISL) from 2007 through 2011.[1][2][3] The team suspended operations in January 2012.[4]

History

2007 season

The Winnipeg Alliance was one of 4 founding teams of the CMISL. In 2007 the league played a Showcase season consisting of exhibition games the Alliance played 2 double headers against the Edmonton Drillers. Although it did not win any games in its showcase season, it did bring a crowd of 7,727 to the MTS Centre.[1]

2008 and 2009 seasons

In the league's inaugural season the Alliance were a road-only team due to scheduling conflicts with the MTS Centre. The team finished in last place and went inactive for the 2009 season.[1]

2010 season

The team changed ownership and played four of its six home games at Gateway Recreational Centre and a doubleheader at the MTS Centre on February 27. The CMISL became affiliated with the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro) of the United States and the Alliance played four games against American teams.[2][3]

Year-by-year

Year Regular Season Finish Playoffs Average Attendance Notes
2007 Exhibition Games Only Exhibition Games Only 7,727 Played 1 home exabition Game
2008 4th Did not make playoffs Road games only
2009 Did not play
2010 4th Did not make playoffs 291
2011 3rd Did not make playoffs 241

Year-by-year statistics

Team Games Played Wins Losses Draws Series Won Winning Percentage Points For Points Against Point Differential
2007 4 0 4 0 0 .000 6 15 -9
2008 10 0 10 - - .000 25 71 -46
2010 12 3 9 - - 0.25 59 85 -26
2011 12 5 7 - - .417 53 78 -20

Roster

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

No. Position Player
1 Canada GK Miguel Morgadinho
2 Canada DF Paul Galante
3 Canada DF Dan Keith
4 Canada DF Kyle Andrade
5 Canada DF Jordan Michael Smith
6 Canada DF Billy Economou
7 Canada MF Kyle Gibson
8 Canada FW Tom Findlay
9 Canada MF Jordan Goetting


10 Canada MF Rocky Moudgill


12 Canada GK Antonio Lupinette
13 Canada FW Matthew Mclaren
14 Canada MF Kenny Sacramento
17 Canada FW Chris Musto
19 Canada DF Tony Ferlaino
20 Canada DF Dimitri Ifantis
22 Canada GK Dylan O'Connor
23 Canada GK Sean Dalat

Home arena

The Alliance played its 2007 exhibition doubleheader at the 15,003 seat MTS Centre with an attendance of 7,727. Due to scheduling concerns the team played a road only team in 2008. After a one-year hiatus the team moved to 7 Oaks Indoor Soccer Complex in 2010 and played a doubleheader at the MTS Centre. For 2011, the team played its home games at the Gateway Recreation Centre.[4]

References

External links

  • Official website

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