1989 American Soccer League

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The 1989 American Soccer League was the second season of the third American Soccer League.

League standings[edit]

Northern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W TW L TL GF GA Points
1 Washington Stars 20 14 7 6 2 19 14 37
2 Boston Bolts 20 13 5 7 3 27 19 37
3 Albany Capitals 20 11 1 9 4 29 19 36
4 Maryland Bays 20 9 5 11 5 28 32 27
5 New Jersey Eagles 20 6 1 14 4 21 35 21

Southern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W TW L TL GF GA Points
1 Tampa Bay Rowdies 20 12 3 8 2 32 25 35
2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 20 12 2 8 1 33 25 35
3 Washington Diplomats 20 11 3 9 3 32 26 33
4 Orlando Lions 20 9 0 11 3 25 20 30
5 Miami Sharks 20 3 2 17 2 20 51 9

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

August 12, 1989
8:00 PM EST
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL) 3-1 Washington Stars (DC)
Ricardo Alonso Goal 44'
Ricardo Alonso Goal 62'
Ricardo Alonso Goal 69'
Goal 30' Scott Snyder
Booked Doug Davies
Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Attendance: 4,784
Referee: Jack D'Aquin (USA)


August 13, 1989
EST
Washington Stars (DC) 1-3 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL)
Scott Snyder Goal 42' Goal 20' Marcelo Carrera
Goal 64' Pedro Magallanes
Goal 75' Pedro Magallanes

Semifinal 2[edit]

August 12, 1989
7:30 EST
Boston Bolts (MA) 2-0 Tampa Bay Rowdies (FL)
Steve Potter Goal 55' Booked 29' Perry Van der Beck

Attendance: 1,951
Referee: Felix Fuksman (USA)


August 13, 1989
7:00 EST
Tampa Bay Rowdies (FL) 1-2 Boston Bolts (MA)
Steve Wegerle Goal 52' (PK) Goal 42' Patrick Hughes
Goal 86' Steve Potter

Final[edit]

August 19, 1989
8:00 EST
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL) 1-0 Boston Bolts (MA)
Marcelo Carrera Goal 4' Booked 44' Greg Kenney


August 26, 1989
7:30 EST
Boston Bolts (MA) 2-0 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL)
Steve Potter Goal 58'
Paul Duffy Goal 75'


Points leaders[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals Assists Points
1 Ricardo Alonso Fort Lauderdale Strikers 10 7 27
2 Mirko Castillo Miami Sharks 10 1 21
3 Martin Hill Tampa Bay Rowdies 7 6 20
Leonel Suazo Washington Diplomats 7 6 20
5 Jean Harbor Washington Diplomats 7 5 19
6 Marcello Bauza Washington Diplomats 9 0 18
7 Marcelo Carrera Fort Lauderdale Strikers 4 10 18
Steve Wegerle Tampa Bay Rowdies 4 10 18
9 Rod Castro Orlando Lions 8 1 17
10 Scott Snyder Washington Stars 7 3 17
11 Steve Kinsey Fort Lauderdale Strikers 6 5 17
12 Elvis Comrie Albany Capitals 7 2 16
13 Jorge Acosta New Jersey Eagles 7 1 15
14 Sadri Gjonbalaj New Jersey Eagles 6 3 15
Paul Rutenis Maryland Bays 6 3 15
15 Dan Donigan Boston Bolts 4 7 15
16 Pedro Magallanes Fort Lauderdale Strikers 5 4 14
17 Franklin McIntosh Orlando Lions 4 6 14
18 Chico Borja Albany Capitals 1 12 14
19 Patrick Hughes Boston Bolts 4 5 13
20 Paul Duffy Boston Bolts 4 4 13

Honors[edit]

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