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Danny Barrera

Barrera turned in the best season of his career in 2021, scoring eight goals and notching a league high twelve assists. He was named to the USL Championship’s All-League First Team for his performance, the first Hartford player to earn such an honor. Barrera is Hartford’s all-time leader in goals scored (13), assists (23), key passes (154) and USL Championship appearances (65). He is widely known among Hartford fans for the “Immaculate Deflection” in 2020 – a goal in which he scored via scorpion kick to win the game and help clinch the Group F title for Hartford Athletic.
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Hartford Athletic Re-Signs Captain Danny Barrera

Hartford Athletic Captain Danny Barrera has re-signed with the team ahead of the 2022 season, pending league and federation approval. Barrera is the longest tenured member of the club after joining in the inaugural season in 2019. "This community has become home for me and my family and I am...
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Hartford Athletic re-sign all-time scoring, assists leader Danny Barrera

Hartford Athletic captain and all-time scoring leader Danny Barrera re-signed with the franchise for the 2022 season, according to a team release on Tuesday. “This community has become home for me and my family, and I am thrilled to be back with Hartford Athletic for a fourth season,” Barrera said, according to the release. “I’m looking forward to working with Coach [Harry] Watling again and ...
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Danny Barrera Named to USL Championship All-League First Team

Danny Barrera was named to the USL Championship's All-League First Team today. He is the first Hartford Athletic player ever to be named to an All-League Team. Barrera had a stellar season for Hartford, scoring eight goals and tallying twelve assists. The twelve assists were the most in a single season in Hartford history, most in a season in Danny's career, and the most in the league in 2021. His eight goals are the second highest total in a season for the club and catapulted him to first all-time in Hartford history with thirteen.
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Danny Barrera Wins 2021 USL Championship Assists Champion Award

Danny Barrera has won the 2021 Assists Champion Award for the USL Championship. Barrera's 12 assists this season were most in the league and the most he has ever recorded in a single-season. Barrera, who also added 8 goals in an outstanding 2021 campaign, is now one assist behind Kenardo Forbes for the all-time lead in assists in USL regular season history. This is the first time Barrera has won the Assists Champion Award.
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Danny Barrera Named to USL Championship Team of the Week

Danny Barrera has been named to the USL Championship Team of the Week for Week 18. This is Barrera's 3rd Team of the Week selection in the 2021 season. Barrera's performance on Tuesday night against Charleston Battery was key in earning the honor. Danny had a goal and his league-leading 8th assist in the 2-1 win. The assist was also the 40th of his career, making him the 3rd player ever in USL history to reach the mark. Barrera earned nods for Team of the Week in Weeks 7 and 14 as well.
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Danny Barrera and Alex Lara named to USL Championship Team of the Week

For the third time this season, Hartford Athletic has landed multiple players on the USL Championship's Team of the Week! Midfielder Danny Barrera and Defender Alex Lara both earned the honor while Goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell was named honorable mention. Barrera assisted on Lara's goal as well as Conor McGlynn's incredible...
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Danny Barrera Named a Finalist for USL Championship Player of the Month

The USL Championship announced on Thursday the five nominees for the USL Championship Player of the Month award for June, with top performers from second full month of the 2021 regular season selected for the ballot. Voting in the Championship Player of the Month Award will be conducted by the...
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Hartford Athletic Captain Danny Barrera Grows Into Leadership Role

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Danny Barrera and Juan Carlos Obregón Jr. Named to USL Championship Team of the Week

After a 7-0 victory on Saturday night, it's no surprise that Hartford Athletic has representation in the USL Championship's Team of the Week for Week 7. Hartford midfielder Danny Barrera and Forward Juan Carlos Obregón Jr. have been named to the Team of the Week and Defender Gabriel Torres and Forward Preston Tabort Etaka were given Honorable Mention.
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