Milwaukee Torrent

The Milwaukee Torrent is a professional American soccer team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The team was founded in 2015 and played their inaugural season in 2016.[2][3] The team plays in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), a national semi-professional league.[4]

It was announced in a press conference on December 18, 2018, that Carlos Córdoba will be the Milwaukee Torrent's new head coach for the 2019 season.

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Full nameMilwaukee Torrent
FoundedJanuary 2015
StadiumHart Park (Wauwatosa, Wisconsin)
Capacity4,900[1]
OwnerAndreas Davi
ManagerCarlos Córdoba
LeagueNational Premier Soccer League
WebsiteClub website

Players

2018 ROSTER

Active roster

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

No. Position Player
9 United States DF Stuart Grable
4 United States DF Drew Ruggles
6 Mexico MF Isaac Pereyra
22 United States FW Andrew Wiedabach
1 United States GK Toney Anderson
8 United States MF Tony Patterson
14 United States MF Nemanja Medic
15 United States DF Joey Spera
3 United States DF Elvis Barkley
No. Position Player
2 United States FW Michael Mayberry
10 United States MF Paris Martins
6 Germany MF Samuel Biek
7 England MF Mark Hutchinson
11 Nigeria FW Michael Da-Silva
18 Mexico MF Marco Perez
23 United States DF Trevor Johnson
19 England FW Alex Bradley
32 United States GK Agustin Rey

References

  1. ^ "Hart Park Stadium". Wauwatosa.net. City of Wauwatosa. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Carlton, James (March 2, 2015). "Ambitious German brings professional outdoor soccer back to Milwaukee". Fox Sports. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  3. ^ Anderson, Eric (February 27, 2015). "Pro outdoor soccer returning to state in 2016 with Milwaukee Torrent". Wisconsin Soccer Central. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  4. ^ Carlton, Jimmy (February 5, 2016). "Torrent joins National Premier Soccer League, owner calls it "best fit"". OnMilwaukee.com. Retrieved March 2, 2016.

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