2010 United States Adult Soccer Associaton Veterans Cup

Citizens Bank Fields, Progin Park, Lancaster, Massachusetts

July 13th through 18th, 2010


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Men's Over-50 Division

Connecticut United Over-50s successfully defended their championship they won in 2009 when they went undefeated with six wins to win the USASA Veterans Cup Men's Over-50 Division Championship for the second year in a row. The team consisted mostly of SASL players and some former SASL players now living out-of-state. The final against Holcom FC from Washington state was dead-locked at 0-0 after 90 minutes regulation time in 95 deg. F heat on artificial turf despite Connecticut United's domination. Connecticut United scored in the first 15 minutes of extra time and held on to eventually win 1-0 after 120 minutes of play.
The Pictures!

Connecticut United Over-50 picture no.01

Connecticut United Over-50 picture no.02

Connecticut United Over-50 picture no.03

Team huddle before the final versus Holcom from Washington

(Left to right in white) Chip Doubleday, Mike Howard and Paul Hunter
of Connecticut United in action during the final

Connecticut United get an unofficial team picture taken after the final

Connecticut United Over-50 picture no.04

Connecticut United Over-50 picture no.05


Connecticut United coach Gigi Garofano is presented with the trophy.
To his right is goalkeeper Tom Karasay congratulating him.
At bottom right is Pedro de Brito looking on admiringly

The Champions, Connecticut United, get an official team picture taken by the organisers after the team were awarded their trophy and their medals


Many Thanks!
Many thanks to the following kind folks who contributed the pictures: Tom Karasay (Guilford Black Eagles) and Gerrit Paasman (Trumbull Tip Top). They sent me many more pictures, but after a hectic day of updating other parts of the SASL Website I only had time to display a small, select few for you. I hope the ones I picked out are still able to convey the tremendous achievement, the team's spirit and all the fun the team had.

- Garry Archer