Make your own free website on Tripod.com

UPDATED - November 6, 2010

A-League Archives Home

USL First Division

2008 Season

Atlanta Silverbacks - Carolina RailHawks - Charleston Battery

Miami FC Blues - Minnesota Thunder - Montreal Impact - Portland Timbers

Puerto Rico Islanders - Rochester Rhinos - Seattle Sounders - Vancouver Whitecaps

 

2008 Home - 2008 Results - 2008 Stats

 

2008 FINAL STANDINGS

                            GP   W   T   L   GF  GA  Pts

Puerto Rico Islanders       30  15   9   6   43  23   54

Vancouver Whitecaps         30  15   8   7   34  28   53

Montreal Impact             30  12   6  12   33  28   42

Rochester Rhinos            30  11   9  10   35  32   41

Charleston Battery          30  10   7  12   34  36   40

Seattle Sounders            30  11  10  10   37  36   40

Minnesota Thunder           30   9   9  11   40  38   39

Carolina RailHawks          30   9  10  11   34  43   37

Miami FC Blues              30   8  10  12   28  34   34

Atlanta Silverbacks         30   8  10  12   37  50   34

Portland Timbers            30   7  10  13   26  33   31


After the season, Seattle moved to Major League Soccer

2008 PLAYOFFS

*-after extra time

Quarterfinals (Two-leg aggregate series)

Puerto Rico receive a bye

Sept. 26 Rochester   2-0  Charleston

Sept. 28 Charleston  1-0  Rochester

Rochester advance on 2-1 aggregate

 

Sept. 26 Seattle     2-1  Montreal

Sept. 28 Montreal    3-1  Seattle

Montreal advance on 4-3 aggregate

 

Sept. 26 Vancouver   2-0  Minnesota

Sept. 28 Minnesota   4-3  Vancouver

Vancouver advance on 5-4 aggregate

 

Semifinals

Oct. 3   Rochester   2-0  Puerto Rico

Oct. 5   Puerto Rico 3-0* Rochester

Puerto Rico advance 3-2 aggregate after extra time

 

Oct. 3   Montreal    1-0  Vancouver

Oct. 3   Vancouver   2-0  Montreal

Vancouver advance on 2-1 aggregate

 

USL First Division Championship

Oct. 12  Vancouver   2-1  Puerto Rico

2008 Leading Goalscorers

Alex Afonso, Miami                 15

Sebastien Le Toux, Seattle         14

Eduardo Sebrango, Vancouver        12

Macoumba Kandji, Atlanta           11

Melvin Tarley, Minnesota           10

Ricardo Sanchez, Minnesota         10

Randi Patterson, Charleston         8

Chris Brown, Portland               8

Hamed Diallo, Carolina              7

Cristian Arrieta, Puerto Rico       7

 

Goalkeeping Leaders                GAA

Matthew Jordan, Montreal           0.76

Bill Gaudette, Puerto Rico         0.85

Jay Nolly, Vancouver               1.04

Scott Vallow, Rochester            1.07

Dusty Hudock, Charleston           1.13

Chris Eylander, Seattle            1.14

Josh Saunders, Miami               1.22

Nicolas Platter, Minnesota         1.30

Chris McClellan, Carolina          1.43

Felipe Quintero, Atlanta           1.64

 

 

2008 USL First Division Award Winners

Most Valuable Player: Jonathan Steele, Puerto Rico
Goalkeeper of the Year: Bill Gaudette, Puerto Rico
Defender of the Year: Cristian Arrieta, Puerto Rico
Rookie of the Year: Osvaldo Alonso, Charleston
Coach of the Year: Colin Clarke, Puerto Rico

 

2008 USL First Division First XI

GK Bill Gaudette, Puerto Rico
D Cristian Arrieta, Puerto Rico
D Taylor Graham, Seattle Sounders

D - David Hayes, Atlanta

D - Nevio Pizzolitto, Montreal

M - Osvaldo Alonso, Charleston

M - Stephen deRoux, Minnesota

M - Martin nash, Vancouver

M - Jonathan Steele, Puerto Rico

F - Alex Afonso, Miami

F - Macoumba Kandji, Atlanta


 

Home Attendance     G    Total    Avg.

Montreal           15  190,440 12,696

Portland           15  128,509  8,567

Rochester          15  109,702  7,313

Vancouver          15   74,989  4,999

Puerto Rico        15   66,346  4,423

Charleston         15   59,918  3,955

Carolina           15   58,033  3,869

Minnesota          15   53,599  3,573

Seattle            15   50,788  3,386

Atlanta            15   34,214  2,281

Miami              15   25,516  1,701

LEAGUE            165  852,054  5,164

Overview of the 2008 A-League Season - From the American Soccer History Archives

This website and it's content is unofficial, and is not endorsed by, or affiliated with United Soccer Leagues or the clubs associated with them. The content within this website is intended for informational purposes only.