American Soccer League (1988-89)
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American Soccer League
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The American Soccer League has been a name used by four different professional soccer sports league in the United States. In 1988, the third American Soccer League was created as an East Coast counterpart to the West Coast-based Western Soccer Alliance. The third iteration of the ASL lasted only two seasons, merging with the WSA in 1990 to form the American Professional Soccer League.


The league comprised ten teams on the East Coast. During its second season, the league champion Fort Lauderdale Strikers played the San Diego Nomads, champions of the Western Soccer Alliance in the 1989 National Pro Soccer Championship. By 1990, the ASL and WSA had merged to form the American Professional Soccer League.

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1989 ASL/WSL Championship
Year Winner Runners-up Score Venue Location Attendance
1989 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (1) San Diego Nomads 3-1 Spartan Stadium San Jose, California 8,632


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