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 American Soccer League II in season 1969.

League standings[edit]

Northern Division G 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 G 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, Philadephia Spart.
Frank Donlavey, Syracuse D Carl Yakovino, Philadephia Spart.
Charlie Mitchell, Rochester D Robert Watson, Philadephia Ukran.
Alberto Trik, Philadephia 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, Philadephia Spart.
Frank Odoi, Syracuse F Marion Oleksyn, Newark
Gerry Browne, Washington F Carlos Metidieri, Rochester

Playoffs[edit]

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.