Norfolk Neptunes

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Norfolk Neptunes
First Season
1965
Team History
Norfolk Neptunes (1965-71)
Conference/Division
Atlantic Coast Football League (1970-71)
  • Southern Division (1970)

Continental Football League (1965-68)

  • Atlantic Division (1968-69)
  • Atlantic North Division (1967)
  • Eastern Division (1965-66)
Venue
Foreman Field (1965-71)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Norfolk Neptunes were an American football franchise based in Norfolk, Virginia that played in the Continental Football League and the Atlantic Coast Football League.

Publications

Programs by season

1960s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1965
Week 1 August 14 vs. Fort Wayne Warriors Foreman Field
Week 3 August 29 vs. Wheeling Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 4 September 4 at Toronto Rifles Varsity Stadium
Week 6 September 18 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
Week 7 September 26 vs. Philadelphia Bulldogs Foreman Field
Week 8 October 3 at Newark Bears Newark Schools Stadium
Week 9 October 10 vs. Toronto Rifles Foreman Field
Week 11 October 23 at Philadelphia Bulldogs Temple Stadium
Week 12 October 31 at Wheeling Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 13 November 7 vs. Hartford Charter Oaks Foreman Field
Week 14 November 13 vs. Newark Bears Foreman Field
1966
Week 1 August 18 at Toronto Rifles Varsity Stadium
Week 3 September 4 at Wheeling Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 4 September 11 vs. Hartford Charter Oaks Foreman Field
Week 6 September 24 vs. Toronto Rifles Foreman Field
Week 7 October 1 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
Week 8 October 8 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Foreman Field
Week 9 October 15 vs. Orlando Panthers Foreman Field
Week 10 October 22 vs. Philadelphia Bulldogs Foreman Field
Week 11 October 29 vs. Charleston Rockets Foreman Field
Week 13 November 13 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Foreman Field
Week 14 November 19 at Richmond Rebels City Stadium
1967
preseason August 12 vs. Wheeling Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 2 September 2 vs. Hartford Charter Oaks Foreman Field
Week 3 September 9 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl
Week 5 September 23 vs. Charleston Rockets Foreman Field
Week 7 October 7 vs. Wheeling Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 8 October 15 at Wheeling Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 10 October 28 vs. Orlando Panthers Foreman Field
Week 11 November 4 vs. Montreal Beavers Foreman Field
Week 12 November 11 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
1968
preseason August 17 vs. Alabama Hawks Foreman Field
preseason August 24 vs. Orlando Panthers Foreman Field
Week 1 August 31 vs. Charleston Rockets Foreman Field
Week 2 September 8 at Ohio Valley Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 3 September 14 at Alabama Hawks Milton Frank Stadium
Week 4 September 21 vs. Ohio Valley Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 5 September 28 vs. Indianapolis Capitols Foreman Field
Week 6 October 5 at Michigan Arrows University of Detroit Stadium
Week 8 October 19 vs. Orlando Panthers Foreman Field
Week 9 October 26 vs. Michigan Arrows Foreman Field
Week 10 November 2 at Charleston Rockets Laidley Field
Week 11 November 9 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl
Week 12 November 17 vs. Chicago Owls Foreman Field
1969
preseason August 17 vs. Orlando Panthers Foreman Field
preseason August 23 vs. Ohio Valley Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 1 August 29 at Jersey Jays Newark Schools Stadium
Week 2 September 6 at Indianapolis Capitols Bush Stadium
Week 3 September 13 vs. Ohio Valley Ironmen Foreman Field
Week 5 September 27 vs. Jersey Jays Foreman Field
Week 6 October 4 at Tri-City Apollos Midland Stadium
Week 8 October 18 vs. Omaha Mustangs Foreman Field
Week 9 October 26 at Ohio Valley Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 11 November 8 vs. Arkansas Diamonds Foreman Field
Week 12 November 15 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl

1970s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1970
preseason August 15 vs. Jersey Jays Foreman Field
Week 5 October 10 vs. Indianapolis Capitols Foreman Field
1971
preseason August 7 vs. Augusta Eagles Foreman Field
preseason August 21 vs. Malden Suburban Colts Foreman Field
Week 11 November 6 vs. Bridgeport Jets Foreman Field
postseason November 20 at Hartford Knights Dillon Stadium
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Seasons 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1973
Venues Bush Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Foreman Field • Hofstra Stadium • Ponce de Leon Park


Continental Football League
Teams Brooklyn Dodgers/Akron Vulcans • Alabama Hawks • Arkansas Diamonds • Charleston Rockets • Chicago Owls • Dallas Rockets • Eugene Bombers • Fort Worth Braves • Hartford Charter Oaks • Indianapolis Capitols • Jersey Jays • Long Beach Admirals • Mexico Golden Aztecs • Michigan Arrows/Tri-City Apollos • Fort Wayne Warriors/Montreal Beavers • Newark Bears/Orlando Panthers • Norfolk Neptunes • Oklahoma Thunderbirds • Oklahoma City Plainsmen • Omaha Mustangs • Orange County Ramblers • Philadelphia Bulldogs • Portland Loggers • Quad-Cities Raiders/Las Vegas Cowboys • Rhode Island Indians • Richmond Rebels • Sacramento Buccaneers/Capitols • San Antonio Toros • San Jose Apaches • Seattle Rangers • Texarkana Titans • Toronto Rifles • Victoria Steelers/Spokane Shockers • West Texas Rufneks • Wheeling/Ohio Valley Ironmen
Seasons 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969
Venues Anaheim Stadium • Autostade • Bethel Park • Bush Stadium • City Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Downing Stadium • Foreman Field • Hughes Stadium • Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Laidley Field • Memorial Stadium • Roffino Stadium • Rubber Bowl • Soldier Field
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