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Newark Skeeters

The Newark Skeeters was an American soccer club based in Newark, New Jersey and was a member of the American Soccer League and the Eastern Soccer League.

History

In December 1924, Tom Adams, former manager of West Hudson A.A., became the manager of the Skeeters.[1] In 1928, the American Soccer League suspended Newark when the team defied the league's boycott of the National Challenge Cup. The Skeeters then joined two other ASL teams, Bethlehem Steel F.C. and the New York Giants, in the newly created Eastern Professional Soccer League. The club folded upon the merger of the ASL & ESL after the fall 1929 season.

Year-by-year

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1923/24 1 ASL 8th No playoff Quarterfinals
1924/25 1 ASL 11th No playoff Did not enter
1925/26 1 ASL 12th No playoff First round
1926/27 1 ASL 10th No playoff' Quarterfinals
1927/28 1 ASL 9th (1st half); 10th (2nd half) Did not qualify First round
1928/29 1 ASL withdrew after 7 games N/A N/A
1928-29 N/A ESL 4th (1st half); 9th (2nd half) No playoff Quarterfinal
1929 N/A ESL 7th No playoff N/A

References

  1. ^ Stock of Newark Soccer Club Boosted


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