The New Jersey Americans were an American
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club based in
New Brunswick, New Jersey
New Brunswick is a city in and the seat of government of Middlesex County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
[American Soccer League. The amateur team won the ASL championship in 1977, in its second year of existence.
After the 1979 season, the club moved to Miami, Florida and became known as the Miami Americans.
* Rich Melvin: 1976
* Manny Schellscheidt: 1977-1978
* Arthur Stewart: 1979
* Tom O'Dea: 1979
* Eddie Firmani: 1979
* Juan Cano (1977–??)
* Ringo Cantillo (1977) 22 Apps 7 Goals
* Eusébio (1978)
* Woody Hartmann (1976)
* Kevin Kiernan (1976) 21 Apps 6 Goals
* Jose Neto (1977–78) 39 Apps 34 Goals
* Telmo Pires (1977)
* Steve Reid (1978) 21 Apps 8 Goals
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* Skip Roderick
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* Antonio Simoes
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* Jerry Sularz
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In many team sports which involve scoring goals, the goalkeeper (sometimes termed goaltender, netminder, GK, goalie or keepe ... (1977–78)
* Carlos Velasquez (1977–78)
ASL Season MVP
* 1977 Ringo Cantillo
ASL Rookie of the Year
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ASL Leading Goal Scorer''
* 1977 Jose Neto (17 Goals)
ASL Leading Point Scorer
* 1977 Jose Neto (36 Points)
ASL All-Star Team
*1977 Telmo Pires, Ringo Cantillo, Juan Cano, Jose Neto
New Jersey Americans (soccer),
Defunct soccer clubs in New Jersey
American Soccer League (1933–1983) teams
1976 establishments in New Jersey
1979 disestablishments in New Jersey
Association football clubs established in 1976
Association football clubs disestablished in 1979