Jersey City Celtics

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The Jersey City Celtics were an American soccer club based in Jersey City, New Jersey that was an inaugural member of the professional American Soccer League. The club folded after losing its first five games.

History[edit]

The owners of Celtics put over $6,000 into establishing their team which played in a baseball stadium. In July 1921, they played Third Lanark in preparation for the upcoming season.[1] After losing its first five games, the ownership withdrew the team from the league and dissolved it.[2]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1921-22 1 ASL 8th No playoff Did not enter

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
MF Samuel Gilfillan
Boyle
MF Peat
John Fitzpatrick
Dan Fitzpatrick
Alex Reid
GK Reilly
Trimble
Baird
McDonald
Jim Shanholt
No. Position Player
Gilson
Thomson
Joe Crilley
Smith
Pat O'Hara
Gallagher
Campbell
White
Fox
Masterton

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