1977 American Soccer League

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American Soccer League
-1977 Season-
Season1977
ChampionsNew Jersey Americans
PremiersNew Jersey Americans
Top goalscorerJosé Neto (17)
1976
1978

Statistics of American Soccer League II in season 1977.

League standings[edit]

Eastern Division[1] G W D L GF GA PTS
New Jersey Americans 24 16 1 7 48 29 123
New York Apollo 24 10 1 13 49 45 94
Connecticut Yankees 24 8 2 14 37 48 79
New England Oceaneers 24 8 2 14 35 42 77
Cleveland Cobras 24 9 2 13 29 41 76
Western Division G W D L GF GA PTS
Sacramento Spirits 24 18 4 4 35 23 122
Los Angeles Skyhawks 24 13 4 7 44 33 114
California Sunshine 24 8 2 14 36 51 79
Santa Barbara Condors 12 4 4 4 15 12 41

ASL All-Stars[edit]

First Team[2]   Position  
Keith Van Eron, New York G
Telmo Pires, New Jersey D
Daniel Mammana, Sacramento D
Paul Dawidczynski, New York D
Leo Ramas, New England D
Ringo Cantillo, New Jersey M
Juan Cano, New Jersey M
Mario Garcia, New York M
Tony Douglas, California F
Jose Neto, New Jersey F
Jimmy Hinch, Los Angeles F

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Division semifinals     Division finals     ASL Championship
                           
        W1 Sacramento Spirits 3  
  W2 Los Angeles Skyhawks 3     W2 Los Angeles Skyhawks 2    
  W3 California Sunshine 2         W1 Sacramento Spirits 0
      E1 New Jersey Americans 3
        E1 New Jersey Americans 1    
  E2 New York Apollo 3     E2 New York Apollo 0  
  E3 Connecticut Yankees 0  

Division semifinals[edit]

August 27 Los Angeles Skyhawks 3–2 (2OT) California Sunshine Birmingham Stadium • Att. 6,471

August 29 New York Apollo 3–0 Connecticut Yankees Hofstra Stadium • Att. ???

Division finals[edit]

August 31 New Jersey Americans 1–0 New York Apollo Wall Stadium • Att. ???

August 31 Sacramento Spirits 3–2 Los Angeles Skyhawks Hornet Stadium • Att. 6.730[3]

Championship final[edit]

New Jersey Americans (NJ)3–0Sacramento Spirits (CA)
Ringo Cantillo Goal 26' (Walsh)
Telmo Pires Goal 71'
Juan Cano Goal 86' (Austin)
Report
Attendance: 6,493
Referee: (USA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASL Final Standings". Fort Myers News-Press (Florida). August 30, 1977. p. 2C. Retrieved 2018-08-25.
  2. ^ "Americans Place 4 On All-Star Team". Asbury Park Press. September 2, 1977. p. C2. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Sports Briefs". San Mateo Times. September 1, 1977. p. 20. Retrieved September 1, 2018.