1969 American Soccer League

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American Soccer League
1969 season
Season1969
ChampionsWashington Darts
(2nd title)
PremiersWashington Darts
Top goalscorerJim Lefkos (22)
Longest unbeaten runWashington Darts (19)
1968
1970

Statistics of the American Soccer League II for the 1969 season.

League standings[edit]

Northern Division
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
Syracuse Scorpions 20 12 5 3 53 26 29
Rochester Lancers 20 12 5 3 41 18 29
Boston Astros 20 5 0 15 24 48 10
New York Inter 20 2 4 14 20 44 8
Southern Division
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
Washington Darts 20 14 5 1 46 11 33
Philadelphia Spartans 20 7 5 8 26 32 19
Philadelphia Ukrainians 20 7 5 8 27 38 19
Newark Ukrainian Sitch 20 6 1 13 34 54 13

ASL All-Stars[edit]

First Team[1]   Position   Second Team
Lincoln Phillips, Washington G Walt Tarnawsky, Philadelphia Spart.
Frank Donlavey, Syracuse D Carl Yakovino, Philadelphia Spart.
Charlie Mitchell, Rochester D Robert Watson, Philadelphia Ukran.
Alberto Trik, Philadelphia Ukran. M Eddie Barker, Rochester
Willie Evans, Washington M Winston Earle, Syracuse
Jose Montero, Boston M ______ Dalmago, Washington
John Kerr, Washington F Wagner Leao, Boston
Yao Kankam, Syracuse F Tibor Vigh, Rochester
Jim Lefkos, Syracuse F Juan Paletta, Philadelphia Spart.
Frank Odoi, Syracuse F Marion Oleksyn, Newark
Gerry Browne, Washington F Carlos Metidieri, Rochester

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Northern Division playoff
(single match)
    ASL Championship
(2-match aggregate)
                         
    S1 Washington Darts 2 2 4
  N1a Syracuse Scorpions - - 2     N1 Syracuse Scorpions 0 0 0
  N1b Rochester Lancers - - 1  

Northern Division playoff[edit]

October 11[2] Rochester Lancers 1–2 Syracuse Scorpions Aquinas Memorial Stadium • Att. ???

Championship final[edit]

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 First leg Second leg Attendance
Syracuse Scorpions 0–4 Washington Darts 0–2 0–2 September 19 • Griffin Field • ???
September 26 • Brookland Stadium • 3,976

First leg[edit]

Syracuse Scorpions0–2Washington Darts
Report Kerr Goal 39' (Gyau)
Browne Goal 41'
Griffin Field, Liverpool, New York
Attendance: ???

Second leg[edit]

Washington Darts2–0Syracuse Scorpions
Browne Goal 5'
Gyau Goal 86' (Kerr)
Report

1969 ASL Champions: Washington Darts (4-0 aggregate)

Season awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Jim Lefkos, Syracuse[3]
  • Coach of the Year: Lincoln Phillips, Washington
  • Manager of the Year: Walter Bahr, Philadelphia Spartans
  • Rookie of the Year: Bob DiLuca, Rochester
  • Most Improved Player: Jerry Kliveka, Philadelphia Spartans

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loj, Alex (October 15, 1969). "Mitchell Gets ASL 1st Team All-Star Post". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.newspapers.com/image/10416444/?terms=ASL
  3. ^ Loj, Alex (October 15, 1969). "Mitchell Gets ASL 1st Team All-Star Post". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved November 3, 2018.