New England Colonials

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New England Colonials
First Season
1973
Team History
New England Colonials (1973)
Conference/Division
Atlantic Coast Football League (1973)
  • Nothern Division (1973)
Venue
Schaefer Stadium (1973)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The New England Colonials were a minor league American football team based in Foxborough, Massachusetts. They played in the Atlantic Coast Football League during the league's final season, 1973, and won the championship game. The team shared Schaefer Stadium with the NFL's New England Patriots.

Publications

Programs by season

1970s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1973
Postseason November 23 at Bridgeport Jets John F. Kennedy Stadium
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Venues Bush Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Foreman Field • Hofstra Stadium • Ponce de Leon Park