Hartford Hellions

The Hartford Hellions were a franchise in the original Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). I explain why the Hellions lasted only two seasons (1979-81) and explore some of the larger challenges facing the MISL. Written and audio sources available at http://wp.me/p5qRBA-2f. Corrections: It is the San Diego Sockers not Shockers and Pittsburgh, not Philadelphia Spirit. Originally posted February 2014.

2 Replies to “Hartford Hellions”

    1. I wanted to focus on the way the clubs were formed and why they ultimately failed. A more detailed look at ESPN’s coverage would be interesting – perhaps in a future episode. Thanks for listening!

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