The game was a tempestous affair which saw Phantoms defender Jason Karalexis red carded after 38 minutes and Phantoms head coach Sean Carey sent off at half-time.
...Hampstead, NH, (February 15, 2006) - Sean Carey has been named Head Coach for the NH Hampshire Phantoms Professional soccer team.Carey
, a former player with the Phantoms
for over 6 years takes over from longtime coach Suleyman Doenmez.
...Carey has been involved in the USL for many years and has played with the Cape Cod Crusaders and Worcester Kings/Wildfire serving as Head Coach and Director of Operations with the Kings as well as playing.Carey who has played in two National Semi-Finals for the Phantoms will be looking to bring the team back to the playoffs after the team missed out for only the second time in their history in 2005.
"This team will be a hard working group that will combine their skills with a good work ethic and we will be looking to get back to where we were in 2004(National Semi-Final)."Carey was also a former NAIA and NSCAA All American at Transylvania University (Lexington, Ky).where he graduated with a BA in Elementary Education.Carey has worked for 13 years as 4th grade teacher in Northborough, Ma.
General Manager Jim DeDeus feels Carey
is the right man for the job, "Sean
always gave his
all on the field and I know he
will bring that with him onto the sideline.His
professionalism will rub off on the younger players that are in the squad this year." Sean has been heavily involved in coaching youth soccer in Massachusetts also and has worked with the Boston Bolts, Juventus and Charles River United.
Travel to Face the League LeadersHampstead, NH, 06/09/05 - The NH Phantoms
are facing the top two teams in the USL
Second Division this weekend.