1978 American Soccer League

Statistics of American Soccer League II in season 1978.

American Soccer League
-1978 Season-
Season1978
ChampionsNew York Apollo (4th title)
PremiersNew York Apollo (4th title)
Top goalscorerJimmy Rolland (17)
Mike Mancini
José Neto
1977
1979

League standings

Eastern DivisionGWDLGFGAPTS
New York Apollo2418156537143
New Jersey Americans2410113494594
Indianapolis Daredevils248313334178
New York Eagles246513335573
Cleveland Cobras247413275568
Connecticut Yankees246216245358
Western DivisionGWDLGFGAPTS
Los Angeles Skyhawks2417165528130
California Sunshine2415275527124
Southern California Lazers2415184429117
Sacramento Gold247215274264

Playoffs

Division semifinals

August 29 New Jersey Americans 4–2 Indianapolis Daredevils Rutgers Stadium • Att. ???

August 29 California Sunshine 1–1 (PK, 6–5) Southern California Lazers LeBard Stadium • Att. 3,714[1]

Division finals

Higher Seed Aggregate Lower Seed First leg Second leg Attendance
New York Apollo5–4New Jersey Americans0–25–2 (OT)August 31 • Rutgers Stadium • ???
September 2 • Hofstra Stadium • 5,134[2]
Los Angeles Skyhawks5–2California Sunshine1–04–1August 31 • LeBard Stadium • 3,000[3]
September 2 • John Shepard Stadium • 4,938[4]

Championship final

Los Angeles Skyhawks (CA)0–1New York Apollo (NY)
Report 1
Report 2
Rupert De Los Reyes  44:10'
Attendance: 6,242
Referee: (USA)

References

  1. Strege, Dave (August 30, 1978). "Lazers See Red, Fall to Sunshine in Shootout, 2-1". Los Angeles Times. p. 20. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  2. Heilman, Don (September 3, 1978). "Apollo eliminates Americans in OT". Rochester Central New Jersey Home News. p. B1. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  3. Strege, Dave (September 1, 1978). "Skyhawks Take Playoff Lead". Los Angeles Times. p. III-9. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  4. Strege, Dave (September 3, 1978). "Skyhawks Win the West, 4-1". Los Angeles Times. p. III-3. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
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