1977 American Soccer League

Statistics of American Soccer League II in season 1977.

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

League standings

Eastern Division[1]GWDLGFGAPTS
New Jersey Americans2416174829123
New York Apollo2410113494594
Connecticut Yankees248214374879
New England Oceaneers248214354277
Cleveland Cobras249213294176
Western DivisionGWDLGFGAPTS
Sacramento Spirits2418443523122
Los Angeles Skyhawks2413474433114
California Sunshine248214365179
Santa Barbara Condors12444151241

ASL All-Stars

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



  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

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

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

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


  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.
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