Hartford Athletic’s 2023 preseason training is officially underway and the club have finalized their preseason schedule. Hartford will play six preseason friendly matches both locally and at the Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. The final preseason match on March 4th at 7:00 PM against New England Revolution II at Trinity Health Stadium will be the only match open to the public. Tickets for the match are available free of charge and must be claimed here. Tickets must be claimed in advance and will not be available at the box office.
Prior to the team’s departure down South, the Green and Blue will kick start its preseason slate with a matchup against UConn on February 8th. They will follow this up with scrimmages against midfielder Johnathan Filipe’s alma mater Fairfield University, as well as Javier Velasco Soccer Academy (JVSA) of the UPSL, both on February 13th. The following day, Hartford will begin its 10 day trip in beautiful Bradenton, Florida, where they will train daily at the Premier Sports Complex. The club will be challenged by MLS side Columbus Crew in a scrimmage February 18th, and against Orlando City B of MLS Next on February 23rd.
Following Hartford’s trip in Florida, the club will compete in one more preseason scrimmage against New England Revolution II at Trinity Health Stadium on March 4th, one week prior to the start of their first USL Championship match against Monterey Bay FC.
Hartford Athletic Preseason Schedule:
February 8 – vs. UCONN
February 13 – vs. Fairfield & JNSA
February 18 – vs. Columbus Crew (tentative)
February 23 – vs. Orlando City B
March 4 – vs. New England Revolution II