Frank Cardona

Frank Cardona (born June 18, 1971) is a Canadian former soccer player who played in the American Professional Soccer League, Canadian National Soccer League, and the Canadian Professional Soccer League.

Frank Cardona
Personal information
Full name Frank Cardona
Date of birth (1971-06-18) June 18, 1971
Place of birth Canada
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 Toronto Blizzard 14 (3)
1994 Toronto Rockets 12 (2)
1996–1997 Toronto Supra
1996–1997 Toronto Shooting Stars (indoor) 21 (8)
2004–2005 Toronto Supra
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing career

Cardona began his professional career in 1991 with Toronto Blizzard in the Canadian Soccer League and American Professional Soccer League.[1] In 1994, he signed with the Toronto Rockets of the American Professional Soccer League, and made his debut on July 15, 1994 in a match against Montreal Impact coming on as a substitute for Gino DiFlorio.[2] In 1996, he signed with Toronto Supra of the Canadian National Soccer League.[3] His best season with Supra was in the 1997 season where he helped the club reach the championship finals, but lost the series to St. Catharines Wolves.[4] During the 1996 winter season he signed with Toronto Shooting Stars of the National Professional Soccer League.

After a sabbatical of competitive soccer he returned to Toronto Supra to compete in the Canadian Professional Soccer League in 2004.[5][6] Within the season he helped Supra claim their first piece of silverware the Eastern Conference title. In 2011, he retired and was appointed the Director of Soccer Operations for SC Toronto Pro.[7]

References

  1. "Frank Cardona | SoccerStats.us". 2015-10-01. Archived from the original on 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  2. Glover, Robin. "July 15, 1994". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
  3. Glover, Robin. "Sunday June 23rd, 1996". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
  4. Glover, Robin. "October 8, 1997". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
  5. Glover, Robin. "May 24, 2004 CPSL Vaughan Shooters vs Toronto Supra". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
  6. "torontosupra.com". 2002-10-09. Archived from the original on 2002-10-09. Retrieved 2016-11-16.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. Girard, Daniel (2010-10-23). "Toronto FC Academy designed to develop talent for the MLS club while kids continue their education and dream of a life on the pitch". The Toronto Star. ISSN 0319-0781. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
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