New York Apollo

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The New York Greeks was an American soccer club based in New York City that was a member of the American Soccer League.

The team began as the amateur Greek-Americans. The club played lower Premier Division of the German American Soccer League which was based in the New York metropolitan area. The team won the Premier Division championship in 1950/51 and was promoted to the upper Major "Big 12" Division for the following season. Following their last place finish in the 1953/54 season, the club was relegated. The team was again promoted to the upper division for the 1960/61 season. The Greek-American Reserves team won the Dr. Manning Challenge Cup in 1954.

For the 1964/65 season, the club joined the "super-league" Eastern Professional Soccer Conference. After the EPSC folded at the end of its only season, the team returned to the GASL.

The club joined the ASL when it took over the inactive New York Inter franchise before the 1971 season. After the 1972 season, the club changed their name to the New York Apollo. Before the 1980 season, the team became the New York United.

Coaches[edit]

Players[edit]

Rupert de los Reyes (1978)

Yearly Awards[edit]

ASL All-Star Team

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1950/51 N/A GASL (Premier) 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1951/52 N/A GASL 5th No playoff ?
1952/53 N/A GASL 9th No playoff ?
1953/54 N/A GASL 12th No playoff ?
1960/61 N/A GASL 8th No playoff ?
1961/62 N/A GASL 8th No playoff ?
1962/63 N/A GASL 3rd No playoff ?
1963/64 N/A GASL 1st Champion (no playoff) ?
1964/65 N/A EPSC 6th, South No playoff ?
1965/66 N/A GASL 6th No playoff Quarterfinals
1966/67 N/A GASL 4th(t) No playoff Champion
1967/68 N/A GASL 1st Champion (no playoff) Champion
1968/69 N/A GASL 1st Champion (no playoff) Champion
1969/70 N/A GASL 1st, North Champion ?
1971 2 ASL 1st Champion (no playoff) Did not enter
1972 2 ASL 1st, Northern Finals Did not enter
1973 2 ASL 1st, Northeast Champion Did not enter
1974 2 ASL 1st, East Finals Did not enter
1975 2 ASL 1st, South Co-champion Did not enter
1976 2 ASL 1st, East Finals Did not enter
1977 2 ASL 2nd, East Semifinals Did not enter
1978 2 ASL 1st, Eastern Champion Did not enter
1979 2 ASL 6th, Eastern Did not qualify Did not enter
1980 2 ASL 2nd, National Playoffs Did not enter
1981 2 ASL 1st, Liberty Finals Did not enter

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