1970 Washington Darts season

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Washington Darts
1970 season
Chairman William Cousins Jr.
Manager Norman Sutherland
Stadium Brookland Stadium
30,000
NASL Southern Division: First place
Regular Season: First place
NASL Championship: Finalist
Top goalscorer League:
Trinidad and Tobago Leroy DeLeon
(15 goals)

All:
Trinidad and Tobago Leroy DeLeon
(16 goals)
Home colors
Away colors

The 1970 Washington Darts season was the team's first season in the North American Soccer League, and the club's fourth season in professional soccer. Previously the club fielded a team in the American Soccer League. In their initial run in the NASL, the team earned first place in the Southern Division and finished with the top record in the league. As division champions they automatically qualified for the championship game known as the NASL Final.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

G = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses, T= Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, PT= point system

6 points for a win, 3 points for a tie, 0 points for a loss, 1 point for each goal scored up to three per game.

Northern Division G W L T GF GA PT
Rochester Lancers 24 9 9 6 41 45 111
Kansas City Spurs 24 8 10 6 42 44 100
St. Louis Stars 24 5 17 2 26 71 60
Southern Division G W L T GF GA PT
Washington Darts 24 14 6 4 52 29 137
Atlanta Chiefs 24 11 8 5 53 33 123
Dallas Tornado 24 8 12 4 39 39 92

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

NASL Final 1970[edit]

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 First leg Second leg Attendance
Rochester Lancers 4–3[1] Washington Darts 3–0 1–3 September 5 • Aquinas Memorial Stadium • 9,321
September 13 • Brookland Stadium • 5,543

Match reports[edit]

First leg[edit]

September 5
8:00 PM (EST)
Rochester Lancers[2][3] 3–0 Washington Darts
Costa Goal 26' (Kankam)
Costa Goal 61' (Ofori)
Marotti Goal 72' (pen.)
Report
Aquinas Memorial Stadium, Rochester, New York
Attendance: 9,321
Referee: Mike Ashkenazi
Rochester[4][5]
Washington[6][7]

Second leg[edit]

September 13
3:00 PM (EST)
Washington Darts 3–1 Rochester Lancers
DeLeon Goal 44' (pen.)
Gyau Goal 49' (Grell)
Browne Goal 65' (Archibald)
Report Costa Goal 40' (Metidieri)
Washington[9]
Rochester[10]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

1970 Washington Darts

References[edit]

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