1979 American Soccer League

Statistics of American Soccer League II in season 1979.

American Soccer League
-1979 Season-
Season1979
ChampionsSacramento Gold
PremiersCalifornia Sunshine
Top goalscorerJoey Fink (15)
Poli Garcia
Longest winning runCalifornia Sunshine (13)
Longest unbeaten runCalifornia Sunshine (15)
1978
1980

League standings

Eastern DivisionGWDLGFGAPTS
Columbus Magic2817385541140
New York Eagles2814774935130
Pennsylvania Stoners28135105038120
New Jersey Americans28123133638101
Cleveland Cobras288317294775
New York Apollo286418304564
Western DivisionGWDLGFGAPTS
California Sunshine2822336329173
Sacramento Gold28142124934116
Los Angeles Skyhawks28134114244114
Indianapolis Daredevils288317355878
Las Vegas Seagulls287318285469

Playoffs

Division semifinals

August 28 Sacramento Gold 3–2 (OT) Los Angeles Skyhawks Hughes Stadium • Att. ???

August 29 New York Eagles 1–2 Pennsylvania Stoners Bleecker Stadium • Att. ???

Division finals

Higher Seed Aggregate Lower Seed First leg Second leg Attendance
Columbus Magic2–2Pennsylvania Stoners1–11–1 (4–3)September 4 • ASD Stadium • 7,048[1]
September 9 • Franklin County Stadium • 4,306[2]
California Sunshine0–1Sacramento Gold0–00–1September 2 • Hughes Stadium • 10,762[3]
September 8 • Murdock Stadium • ???[4]

Championship final

Columbus Magic (OH)0–1Sacramento Gold (CA)
Report 1
Report 2
Ian Filby  83:22'
Attendance: 9,378
Referee: (USA)

References

  1. Markowitz, Marc (September 5, 1979). "Stoners defense equal to challenge". The Morning Call. p. C1. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  2. Markowitz, Marc (September 10, 1979). "Stoners lose on penalties". The Morning Call. p. C1. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  3. Strege, Dave (September 3, 1979). "Sunshine and Gold Tie, 0-0". Los Angeles Times. p. III-2. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  4. Wallace, Greg (September 9, 1979). "Gold Knocks Sunshine From ASL Playoffs, 1-0". Los Angeles Times. p. III-11. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
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