J. & P. Coats was an American soccer club founded in 1900 as the team of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island branch of the J. & P. Coats threadmaking company of Paisley, Scotland (following a 1952 merger this firm became part of the Coats Group).
The club played won the Rhode Island League in 1914 then was an inaugural member of the semi-pro Southern New England Soccer League. The club then joined the professional American Soccer League as an inaugural member.
After the first half of the 1928/29 season, the team ran into financial trouble and was bought by new management. The new owners renamed the team the Pawtucket Rangers.
The club left the original ASL sometime after the 1932 fall season and joined the New England Division of the new ASL that was formed in 1933/34.
The team won the Times Cup in 1919.
|Year||Division||League||Reg. Season||Playoffs||National Cup|
|1913/14||N/A||RIL||1st||Champion||Did not enter|
|1915/16||N/A||SNESL||Schedule not finished||Second round|
|1916/17||N/A||SNESL||3rd||No playoff||First round|
|1917/18||N/A||SNESL||1st||Champion (no playoff)||Second round|
|1918/19||N/A||SNESL||Season cancelled due to WWI||Third round|
|1920/21||N/A||SNESL||3rd||No playoff||First round|
|1921/22||1||ASL||2nd||No playoff||Fourth round|
|1922/23||1||ASL||1st||Champion (no playoff)||Semifinals|
|1923/24||1||ASL||4th||No playoff||First round|
|1924/25||1||ASL||7th||No playoff||Did not enter|
|1926/27||1||ASL||9th||No playoff||First round|
|1927/28||1||ASL||8th (1st half); 9th (2nd half)||Did not qualify||Semifinals|
|1928/29||N/A||ASL||8th (1st half); 3rd (2nd half)||No playoff||?|
|Fall 1929||N/A||ASL||5th||No playoff||N/A|
|1930||N/A||ACL/ASL||6th (Spring); 9th (Fall)||No playoff||Quarterfinals|
|1931||N/A||ASL||4th (Spring); 3rd (Fall)||No playoff||First round|
|Spring 1932||N/A||ASL||4th?||No playoff||Second round|
|Fall 1932||N/A||ASL||2nd||No playoff||N/A|