Delaware Wizards

The Delaware Wizards were a professional soccer club based in Wilmington and New Castle, Delaware. The team played their first game in 1993 and their last in 2000. They played in the USISL. They were considered DC United's farm team but ended up folding due to financial issues and losing players to other clubs. Many players went to MLS and other USL teams.

Delaware Wizards
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Full nameDelaware Wizards
Nickname(s)The Wiz
Founded1993
Dissolved2000
GroundRandy White Stadium at McKean High
Capacity2,000
ChairmanRobert Patch
ManagerWayne McKinnely
LeagueUSISL D2 Professional League
20005th (overall)

In 2007, David Whitcraft was inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame for his efforts as the first captain of the team.

In 2008, a reincarnation of the Delaware Wizards was formed playing amateur soccer. Led by a group of former fans and ball boys of the original Delaware Wizards, they have enjoyed modest success. As of 2009, they currently play in the New Castle County Soccer League.

Year-by-yearEdit

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs Open Cup
1993 N/A USISL 2nd, Atlantic Divisional Finals Did not enter
1994 3 USISL 5th, Northeast Midweek Challenge Did not enter
1995 3 USISL Pro League 2nd, Coastal Divisional Finals Did not qualify
1995/96 N/A USISL Indoor 5th, Northeast Did not qualify N/A
1996 3 USISL Select League 4th, North Atlantic 2nd Round Did not qualify
1996/97 N/A USISL I-League Limited schedule, 1 game Did not qualify N/A
1997 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 5th, Mid-Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
1997/98 N/A USISL I-League Limited schedule, 2 games Did not qualify N/A
1998 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 1st, Atlantic Quarterfinals 2nd Round
1999 3 USL D3-Pro League 6th, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify
2000 3 USL D3-Pro League 7th, Northern Did not qualify Did not qualify

Current Squad