The American Soccer League has existed in three versions: 1921-33,
1933-83, and 1988-89. These were different leagues just using the
same name. My goal is to honor the players who helped build the
NASL and MISL soccer leagues. To that purpose, my coverage of the ASL
will only be for the second and third versions and limited to 1967-89.
This is the time period where players were moving between all three
I will also loosely cover the USL and APSL leagues from the '80s. These
leagues helped bridge the period between ASL 2 and ASL 3.
Data from these leagues is difficult to acquire. A number of
people have created some data that is very useful. I've used
information from these pages:
General ASL information:
You have to hunt around, but
it is a fun site.