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Hamilton Steelers (1981–92)

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The Hamilton Steelers were a charter member of the newly formed Canadian Soccer League (CSL) and were locally owned by Mario DiBartolomeo. The club played mainly out of Brian Timmis Stadium (Cap. 5,000) adjacent to Ivor Wynne Stadium. Coaches for the opening CSL season were Kevin Grant, Jimmy Young and Welsh legend John Charles. Key members of the Steelers in 1987 were Jerry Adzic and Alex Bunbury. The Steelers were runners-up in the first four years of the league's existence as they finished the regular season first in the league's East Division the first two years.

Hamilton Steelers
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Founded1981
Dissolved1992
StadiumBrian Timmis Stadium
ManagerJohn McGrane
LeagueCanadian Soccer League (1987–1992)

Year-by-yearEdit

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs
1981 - NSL First Champion
1982 - NSL Second
1983 - CPSL Second Runner-Up
1984
1985
1986
1987 East CSL First Runner-Up
1988 East CSL First Runner-Up
1989 East CSL Second Runner-Up
1990 East CSL Third Runner-Up
1991 - CSL Fourth Semi-Finals

The Hamilton Steelers also won the Challenge Trophy, Canada's national amateur soccer cup in 1986.[1]

Head coachesEdit

1991 rosterEdit

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