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Group In Discussion With NASL To Bring Pro Soccer To Hartford

Group In Discussion With NASL To Bring Pro Soccer To Hartford

NASL commissioner Bill Peterson said Monday the league has been in contact with a prospective ownership group from Hartford. Peterson would not speak specifically about the group or whether a Hartford franchise is in the pipeline for league expansion, but he praised the market. "I personally believe Hartford would be a highly successful market," Peterson said. "It has a long track record of drawing great crowds for soccer matches, whether it's U.S. soccer or some of the exhibitions that have been held over the years. There's great participation and a great following for the national teams, and there's a great following for professional teams. So we're...

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