Boston Beacons

The Boston Beacons were an American soccer team from Boston. In 1968 they were founding members of the North American Soccer League, but folded after just one season. The Beacons were a relaunch of the United Soccer Association team Boston Rovers. They played their home games at Fenway Park.

Boston Beacons
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Full nameBoston Beacons
Nickname(s)Beacons
Founded1968
Dissolved1968; 53 years ago (1968)
StadiumFenway Park
Capacity33,375
LeagueNASL
19685th, Atlantic Division

Year-by-yearEdit

Year League W L T Pts Regular Season Playoffs Avg. Attendance
1968 NASL 9 17 6 121 5th, Atlantic Division Did Not Qualify 4,004

1968 match resultsEdit

March 31, 1968 1 Oakland Clippers 2–1 Boston Beacons
[1] Attendance: 5,714
April 3, 1968 2 San Diego Toros 2–1 Boston Beacons
[1] Attendance: 1,872
April 23, 1968 3 Boston Beacons 3–0 Detroit Cougars
[1] Attendance: 4,406
May 12, 1968 8 Atlanta Chiefs 4–1 Boston Beacons
[1] Attendance: 3,880[2]
July 20, 1968 20 Kansas City Spurs 7–1 Boston Beacons
Rummel    
Barber    
De Robertis  
Seissler  
Glock  
[3] Davies   Attendance: 7,585

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "1968 Boston Beacons". soccer-almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2012-05-10.
  2. ^ Jukich, Roy (May 13, 1968). "Royal Forward Line Needs a Good Boot". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "Spurs Win by Biggest Margin". St. Joseph News-Press. United Press International. July 22, 1968. Retrieved November 4, 2012.