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A-League

1997 Season

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Carolina Dynamo - Charleston Battery - Connecticut Wolves - Hershey Wildcats

Jacksonville Cyclones - Long Island Rough Riders - Montreal Impact - Raleigh Flyers

Richmond Kickers - Rochester Raging Rhinos - Toronto Lynx -Worcester Wildfire

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Atlanta Ruckus - California Jaguars - Colorado Foxes - El Paso Patriots

Milwaukee Rampage - Minnesota Thunder - Nashville Metros - New Orleans Storm

Orange County Zodiac - Orlando Sundogs - Seattle Sounders -  Vancouver 86ers

 

1997 Home - 1997 Results - 1997 Stats

 

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(Home team listed first)

 :::Playoffs - Division Semifinals:::

EASTERN CONFERENCE

September 3, 1997 - First Leg

Rochester          0

Long Island        0

Long Island wins shootout, 4-3

Att-5,160

 

September 6, 1997 - Second Leg

Long Island        1  Carlos Ledesma 63'p

Rochester          1  Nate Naligcon 8'

Long Island wins shootout, 3-1

Att-4,361

Long Island advance on series win, 2 games to 0

 

September 5, 1997 - First Leg

Toronto            1  Terry St. Louis 13'

Montreal           2  Onandi Lowe 8', Mauro Biello 62'

Att-1,254

 

September 7, 1997 - Second Leg

Montreal           4  Darren Tilley 17'p 25' 26', Bill Sedgewick 45'

Toronto            0

Att-4,138

Montreal advance on series win, 2 games to 0

 

September 5, 1997 - First Leg

Richmond           1  Rob Ukrop 63'

Carolina           2  Robert Rosario 23', Yari Allnutt 31'

Att-1,362

 

September 6, 1997 - Second Leg

Carolina           1  Keiran Breslin 32'

Richmond           4  Dian Angulov 14', Brian Kamler 72', Mario Lone 75', Mac Cozier 82'

Att-1,560

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 6, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Carolina           0

Richmond           0

Carolina advance on shootout win, 3-2

 

September 5, 1997 - First Leg

Charleston         1  Patrick Olalere 85'

Hershey            1  Mark Waite 78'

Hershey wins shootout, 3-1

Att-2,024

 

September 7, 1997

Hershey            1  Patrick Olalere 75'

Charleston         1  Lee Tschantret 89'

Charleston wins shootout, 1-0

Att-2,104

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 7, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Hershey            0

Charleston         0

Charleston advance on shootout win, 4-2

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

September 4, 1997 - First Leg

Nashville          1  Geltz 2'

Milwaukee          2  Nick Igel 81', David Marshall 85'

Att-550

 

September 7, 1997 - Second Leg

Milwaukee          3  Dan Stebbins 81' 83', Travis Roy 27'

Nashville          0

Att-1,229

Milwaukee advance on series win, 2-0

 

September 4, 1997 - First Leg

Orlando            1  Greg Brick 54'

New Orleans        2  Stern John 12' 24'

Att-n/a

 

September 7, 1997 - Second Leg

New Orleans        6  Stern John 10' 89', Mickey Trotman 39' 87', Gabriel Gentile 2', Louis Smotherman 23'

Orlando            2  Sebastian Barnes 29', Sheldon Lee 67'

Att-653

New Orleans advance on series win, 2-0

 

September 5, 1997 - First Leg

Vancouver          4  Dominic Mobilio 2'p 43'p 54', Steve Kindel 35'

California         1  Paul Holocher 86'

Att-2,716

 

September 7, 1997 - Second Leg

California         2  Mark Baena 55', Iverson 89'

Vancouver          2  Steve Kindel 22', Dominic Mobilio 73'

Vancouver wins shootout, 2-1

Att-1,859

Vancouver advance on series win, 2-0

 

September 4, 1997 - First Leg

Colorado           0
Seattle            3  Erik Storkson 20', Michael Gailey 26', David Hoggan 84'p

Att-786

 

September 6, 1997 - Second Leg

Seattle            2  Vicente Figueroa 70', Esmundo Rodriguez 89'

Colorado           0

Att-6,927

Seattle advance on series win, 2-0


 :::Playoffs - Division Finals:::

EASTERN CONFERENCE

September 12, 1997 - Second Leg

Long Island        2  Hector Wright 4', Flavio Ferri 55'

Montreal           1  Lloyd Barker 5'

Att-3,585

 

September 14, 1997 - Second Leg

Montreal           2  Mauro Biello 34', Lyndon Hooper 77'

Long Island        0

Att-6,679

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 14, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Montreal           0

Long Island        0

Long Island advance on shootout win, 4-1

 

September 14, 1997 - Second Leg

Charleston         3  Todd Miller 37', Juan Castillo 52'p, Alvin Boisson 53'

Carolina           3  Danny Care 43', John Ball 54', Mike Saunders 81'

Charleston win shootout, 4-3

Att-1,422

 

September 14, 1997 - Second Leg

Carolina           2  Maher Atta 29', Yari Allnutt 89'

Charleston         1  Andy Schmetzer 27'p

Att-1,506

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 14, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Carolina           1  Eddie Radwanski 12'

Charleston         0

Carolina advance on mini-game win

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

September 12, 1997 - First Leg

Milwaukee          2  Nick Igel 81' 92'

New Orleans        1  Ricardo Blanchard 9'

Att-2,818        asdet

 

September 14, 1997 - Second Leg

New Orleans        3  Jon Szczepanski 51'p 781'p, Dan Stebbins 60', David Marshall 74'

Milwaukee          4  Stern John 64'p, Gabe Jones 67', Mickey Trotman 78'

Att-898

Milwaukee advance on series win, 2-0

 

September 12, 1997 - First Leg

Vancouver          3  Dominic Mobilio 62', Nico Berg 70', Chris Clarke 86'

Seattle            0

Att-3,607

 

September 14, 1997 - Second Leg

Seattle            0
Vancouver          0

Seattle wins shootout, 1-0

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 14, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Seattle            1  Erik Storkson 29'

Vancouver          1  Dominic Mobilio 7'

Vancouver advance on shootout win, 3-1


 :::Playoffs - Conference Finals:::

September 19, 1997 - First Leg

Long Island        1  Laurence Pitturo 71

Carolina           2  Brian Loftin 72' 89'p

Att-1,044

 

September 21, 1997 - Second Leg

Carolina           2  Brian Loftin 85', Laurence Pitturo (og)87'

Long Island        0

Att-2,105

Carolina advance on series win, 2-0

 

September 19, 1997 - First Leg

Milwaukee          3  Dan Stebbins 65' 82' 87'

Vancouver          1  Dominic Mobilio 61'

Att-2,888

 

September 21, 1997 - Second Leg

Vancouver          1  Dominic Mobilio 63'p

Milwaukee          0

Att-4,323

Series tied at one game apiece

 

September 21, 1997 - Mini-Game tiebreaker

Vancouver          0

Milwaukee          0

Milwaukee advance on shootout win, 3-0


:::1997 A-League Championship:::

September 27, 1997 - Uihlein Soccer Park - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee           1  Dan Stebbins 65'

Lineup - Carmine Isacco, Dino Lopez, Mike Huwiler, David Moxom (Quinn Ross 46'),

         Peter Gansler, Jon Szczepanski, Travis Roy, Mike Gentile (Steve Morris 106'),

         Jason Willan, David Marshall (Nick Igel 46'), Dan Stebbins
 

Carolina            1  Brian Loftin 80'

Lineup - Aidan Heaney, Maher Atta, Robin Chan, Daniel Care, John Ball, Ed Radwanski,

         Keiran Breslin (Mark kelly 102', Byron Mitchell 114'), Khary Stockton, Yari Allnutt,

         Brian Loftin, Ayman Hamid (Mike Saunders 59', Jason Haupt 91')

 

Milwaukee win shootout, 3-0

Shootout Summary  Key - (G)-Goal (SV)-Saved  (RP)-Struck right post

Milwaukee - Jon Szczepanski (G), Dan Stebbins (G), Nick Igel (G)

Carolina - Maher Atta (RP), Yari Allnutt (SV), Eddie Radwanski (SV)

 

           MIL    CAR    Bookings

Shots      16     21     52' Danny Care (CAR)

Saves       9      7     54' Dino Lopez (MIL)

Corners     9     11     57' Yari Allnutt (CAR)

Fouls      19     14

Offside     3      1

Referee - Kevin Terry

Linesmen - Francisco Sanchez, John Paul Spicer-Escalante

Att-6,381

 


:::Other Results:::

::CONCACAF Champions Cup::

June 17, 1997

Seattle           10  Chugger Adair 2' 15' 79', Kieran Barton 73' 82', Michael Gailey 32' 38',

                      Neil Megson 42', Paul Gelevezon 49', Derek Crothers 70'

SV Transvaal (SUR) 0

Sent Off - Ricardo Sufrain (SUR)
Att-2,153

 

July 15, 1997

Comunicaciones (GUA) 2  Nicolas Suazo 45', Fernandez 81'

Seattle              0

Att-17,000

 

July 17, 1997

Necaxa (MEX)         4  Blanco 47' 89', Sergio Almanger 32', Vazquez 75'

Seattle              1  Peter Hattrup 90'P

 

July 20, 1997

Cruz Azul (MEX)     11  Carlos Hermosillo 13' 32' 49', Julio Cesar Yegros 15' 53' 62',

                        Palencia 3', Adomaitis 34', Galindo 35', Kieran Barton (og) 72'

Seattle              0

 

 

::U.S. Open Cup::

July 1, 1997

Austin (D3 Pro)    0

New Orleans        1  Mickey Trotman 108'

Att-1,427        asdet

 

July 2, 1997

Richmond              6  Gerson Echeverry 8' 68', Rob Ukrop 66' 82', Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi 38', Matt Borgard 46'

Philadelphia (D3 Pro) 1  Erik Cline 11'

Att-1,433

 

July 7, 1997

Central Coast (PDL) 3  Clay Harty 1' 69', Abel Gutierrez 103'

California          2  Randy Mann 13', Jerome Watson 35'

Att-n/a           asdet

 

July 8, 1997

Chicago (D3 Pro)   3  David Deck 3', Chris Jahr 29', Phil Wolf 84'

Orlando            0

Att-300

 

San Francisco Bay (D3 Pro) 1  Marquis White 43'

Seattle                    0

Att-612

 

Rochester           3  Jimmy Glenn 40' 100', Tommy tanner 10'

Mid Michigan (PDL)  2  Rawlins 38', Paul Snape 74'

Att-616            asdet

 

Hershey                 4  Rob Johnson 14', Sasas Zorich 20', Lee Tschantret 65', Mike Feniger 79'

Central Jersey (D3 Pro) 1  Lona Ozrek 62'

Att-616

 

July 13, 1997

Long Island                 1  Ernest Inneh 8'

Bridgeport Italians (USASA) 0

Att-1,006

 

Third Round

July 23, 1997

Richmond            0

MetroStars (MLS)    3  Shaun Bartlett 66' 78', Miles Joseph 80'

Att-2,751

 

New Orleans         0

Dallas (MLS)        3  Jason Kries 39', Mark Santel 70', Gerell Elliott 74'

Att-6,269

 

August 1, 1997

New England (MLS)   3  John Kerr 9', Darren Sawatzky 19', Joe-Max Moore 50'

Long Island         4  Jim Rooney 74' 79', Travis Rinker 43', Dahir Mohammed 108'

Att-2,031         asdet

 

Rochester            0

Tampa Bay (MLS)      1  Gilmar 79'

Att-8,781

 

August 6, 1997

Hershey              0

D.C. United (MLS)    0

D.C. United advance on penalties, 3-2

 

Quarterfinals

August 26, 1997

Long Island          0

MetroStars           1  Rhett Harty 105'

Att-1,250          asdet

 

 

::Friendlies::

January 10, 1997

Raleigh            0

New England (MLS)  1

 

March 1, 1997 - at Fullerton, California

Los Angeles (MLS)  4  John Jones, Ante Razov, Eduardo Hurtado, Danny Pena

Orange County      1

 

March 7, 1997

Jacksonville       0

Kansas City (MLS)  1

 

March 15, 1997 - at Pensacola, Florida

Columbus (MLS)

Richmond

 

March 15, 1997

Orange County      1  Gustavo Leal

Los Angeles (MLS)  1  Chris Armas

Att-4,359

 

March 21, 1997

Jacksonville       0

D.C. United (MLS)  2

 

June 4, 1997

Seattle            0

San Jose (MLS)     0

Seattle wins shootout, 2-1

Att-6,601

 

June 8, 1997

Rochester          2  Doug Miller 12', Lenin Steenkamp 31'

Israel U-23        3  Holzman 9' 50', Ghrub 19'

Att-9,464

 

July 1, 1997

Orange County      0

UNAM (MEX)         3
Att-5,000

 

July 20, 1997 - A-League All-Star Game - Rochester, New York

Eastern Conference 3  Brent Longenecker 52', Darrenn Tilley 67', Don D'Ambria 82',

Western Conference 5  Michael Gailey 65' 84', Geoff Aunger 29', Mark Baena 34', Rogerio Rivorio 75'

Att-6,228

 

July 20, 1997

Rochester          -

Galatasaray (TUR)  -

 

July 21, 1997

Minnesota          2  Amos Magee 52' 82'

Los Angeles (MLS)  2  Machon 29', Greg Vanney 60'

Los Angeles wins shootout, 3-1

Att-15,412