1989 American Soccer League

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American Soccer League
-1989 Season-
Season 1989
Champions Fort Lauderdale Strikers
(1st title)
Premiers Washington Stars
(1st title)
Top goalscorer Ricardo Alonso, Mirko Castillo
(10 goals)
1988

The 1989 American Soccer League was the second season of the third American Soccer League.

League standings[edit]

Northern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W TW L TL GF GA Points
1 Washington Stars 20 14 7 6 2 19 14 37
2 Boston Bolts 20 13 5 7 3 27 19 37
3 Albany Capitals 20 11 1 9 4 29 19 36
4 Maryland Bays 20 9 5 11 5 28 32 27
5 New Jersey Eagles 20 6 1 14 4 21 35 21

Southern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W TW L TL GF GA Points
1 Tampa Bay Rowdies 20 12 3 8 2 32 25 35
2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 20 12 2 8 1 33 25 35
3 Washington Diplomats 20 11 3 9 3 32 26 33
4 Orlando Lions 20 9 0 11 3 25 20 30
5 Miami Sharks 20 3 2 17 2 20 51 9

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

August 12, 1989
8:00 PM EST
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL) 3-1 Washington Stars (DC)
Ricardo Alonso Goal 44'62'69' Goal 30' Scott Snyder
Booked Doug Davies
Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Attendance: 4,784
Referee: Jack D'Aquin (USA)


Semifinal 2[edit]

August 12, 1989
7:30 EST
Boston Bolts (MA) 2-0 Tampa Bay Rowdies (FL)
Steve Potter Goal 55' Booked 29' Perry Van der Beck

Attendance: 1,951
Referee: Felix Fuksman (USA)


August 13, 1989
7:00 EST
Tampa Bay Rowdies (FL) 1-2 Boston Bolts (MA)
Steve Wegerle Goal 52' (pen.) Goal 42' Patrick Hughes
Goal 86' Steve Potter
Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 5,101

Final[edit]


August 26, 1989
7:30 EST
Boston Bolts (MA) 2-0 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (FL)
Steve Potter Goal 58'
Paul Duffy Goal 75'


Points leaders[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals Assists Points
1 Ricardo Alonso Fort Lauderdale Strikers 10 7 27
2 Mirko Castillo Miami Sharks 10 1 21
3 Martin Hill Tampa Bay Rowdies 7 6 20
Leonel Suazo Washington Diplomats 7 6 20
5 Jean Harbor Washington Diplomats 7 5 19
6 Marcello Bauza Washington Diplomats 9 0 18
7 Marcelo Carrera Fort Lauderdale Strikers 4 10 18
Steve Wegerle Tampa Bay Rowdies 4 10 18
9 Rod Castro Orlando Lions 8 1 17
10 Scott Snyder Washington Stars 7 3 17
11 Steve Kinsey Fort Lauderdale Strikers 6 5 17
12 Elvis Comrie Albany Capitals 7 2 16
13 Jorge Acosta New Jersey Eagles 7 1 15
14 Sadri Gjonbalaj New Jersey Eagles 6 3 15
Paul Rutenis Maryland Bays 6 3 15
15 Dan Donigan Boston Bolts 4 7 15
16 Pedro Magallanes Fort Lauderdale Strikers 5 4 14
17 Franklin McIntosh Orlando Lions 4 6 14
18 Chico Borja Albany Capitals 1 12 14
19 Patrick Hughes Boston Bolts 4 5 13
20 Paul Duffy Boston Bolts 4 4 13

Honors[edit]

See also[edit]

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