United States
    level 1
    champion Toronto Blizzard
    mvp Pelé
    golden boot Derek Smethurst
    251 games
    3.2 goals / game
    10783.0 avg. attendance
    GP W L pts gf ga ppg gf/ga
    Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 18 6 154 58 30 6.42 1.93
    New York Cosmos 24 16 8 148 65 34 6.17 1.91
    Minnesota Kicks 24 15 9 138 54 33 5.75 1.64
    Chicago Sting 24 15 9 132 52 32 5.50 1.63
    Washington Diplomats 24 14 10 126 46 38 5.25 1.21
    Toronto Blizzard 24 15 9 123 38 30 5.13 1.27
    San Jose Earthquakes 24 14 10 123 47 30 5.13 1.57
    Seattle Sounders 24 14 10 123 40 31 5.13 1.29
    Vancouver Whitecaps 24 14 10 120 38 30 5.00 1.27
    Dallas Tornado 24 13 11 117 44 45 4.88 0.98
    Rochester Lancers 24 13 11 114 36 32 4.75 1.13
    Los Angeles Aztecs 24 12 12 108 43 44 4.50 0.98
    Connecticut Bicentennials 24 12 12 107 37 56 4.46 0.66
    San Antonio Thunder 24 12 12 107 38 32 4.46 1.19
    San Diego Jaws 24 9 15 82 29 47 3.42 0.62
    Philadelphia Atoms 24 8 16 80 32 49 3.33 0.65
    Boston Minutemen 24 7 17 72 35 64 3.00 0.55
    Portland Timbers 24 8 16 71 23 41 2.96 0.56
    Miami Toros 24 6 18 63 29 58 2.63 0.50
    St. Louis Stars 24 5 19 58 28 57 2.42 0.49
    Award Winner
    All-Star Team Antonio Simoes
    All-Star Team Arnie Mausser
    All-Star Team Bobby Moore
    All-Star Team Pelé
    All-Star Team Ramon Mifflin
    All-Star Team Rodney Marsh
    All-Star Team Tommy Smith
    All-Star Team George Best
    All-Star Team Giorgio Chinaglia
    All-Star Team Keith Eddy
    All-Star Team Mike England
    Champion Toronto Blizzard
    Coach of the Year Eddie Firmani
    MVP Pelé
    Rookie of the Year Chari Bahr
    complete stats
    gp g
    John Webb Chicago Sting 24 1
    Keith Eddy New York Cosmos 24 8
    Roy Ellam Washington Diplomats 24 2
    Mick Hoban Portland Timbers 24 0
    Ken Cooper Dallas Tornado 24 0
    Kevin Kewley Dallas Tornado 24 6
    Blagoje Tamindzic Rochester Lancers 24 0
    Alan Merrick Minnesota Kicks 24 1
    Bruce Wilson Vancouver Whitecaps 24 1
    John Coyne Connecticut Bicentennials 24 9
    Derek Smethurst Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 20
    Brian Joy San Diego Jaws 24 3
    Ilija Mitic San Jose Earthquakes 24 14
    Alex Skotarek Chicago Sting 24 1
    Bert Bowery Boston Minutemen 24 11
    Rene Vizcaino Philadelphia Atoms 24 0
    Jorge Gómez Philadelphia Atoms 24 0
    Alan Wooler Boston Minutemen 24 0
    Nikola Mijatovic Rochester Lancers 24 1
    Bobby Thomson Connecticut Bicentennials 24 0
    Stewart Scullion Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 10
    Arnie Mausser Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 0
    Alan Stephens San Diego Jaws 24 1
    Tom Walsh Boston Minutemen 24 2
    Adrian Webster Seattle Sounders 24 1

    all games

    Aug. 25, 1976 1976 Minnesota Kicks 3 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes Metropolitan Stadium 49572 1
    Aug. 24, 1976 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies 0 - 2 Toronto Metros-Croatia Tampa Stadium 28046 1
    Aug. 21, 1976 1976 Minnesota Kicks 3 - 0 Seattle Sounders Metropolitan Stadium 41405 1
    Aug. 20, 1976 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3 - 1 New York Cosmos Tampa Stadium 36863 1
    Aug. 20, 1976 1976 San Jose Earthquakes 2 - 0 Dallas Tornado Spartan Stadium 15135 1
    Aug. 20, 1976 1976 Chicago Sting 2 - 2 (SO) Toronto Metros-Croatia Soldier Field 8150 1
    Aug. 18, 1976 1976 Seattle Sounders 1 - 0 Vancouver Whitecaps Kingdome 30406 1
    Aug. 18, 1976 1976 Dallas Tornado 2 - 0 Los Angeles Aztecs Ownby Stadium 9413 1
    Aug. 18, 1976 1976 Toronto Metros-Croatia 2 - 1 Rochester Lancers Varsity Stadium 6852 1
    Aug. 15, 1976 1976 Boston Minutemen 4 - 5 Miami Toros Sargent Field 583 1
    Aug. 15, 1976 1976 Toronto Metros-Croatia 3 - 1 Rochester Lancers Varsity Stadium 6321 1
    Aug. 14, 1976 1976 Los Angeles Aztecs 4 - 1 Dallas Tornado El Camino College 7536 1
    Aug. 14, 1976 1976 Portland Timbers 2 - 3 Tampa Bay Rowdies Civic Stadium 17199 1
    Aug. 14, 1976 1976 Connecticut Bicentennials 2 - 1 St. Louis Stars Yale Bowl 3376 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Boston Minutemen 0 - 3 Rochester Lancers Sargent Field 4537 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 San Diego Jaws 0 - 1 Minnesota Kicks Aztec Bowl 9400 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Washington Diplomats (SO) 3 - 3 Philadelphia Atoms W.T. Woodson High School 6243 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 San Antonio Thunder 2 - 0 San Jose Earthquakes Alamo Stadium 4167 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Vancouver Whitecaps 3 - 2 Seattle Sounders Empire Stadium 10533 1
    Aug. 11, 1976 1976 Toronto Metros-Croatia 6 - 2 Boston Minutemen Varsity Stadium 5545 1
    Aug. 11, 1976 1976 Chicago Sting (SO) 1 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes Soldier Field 6837 1
    Aug. 11, 1976 1976 Rochester Lancers 2 - 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Holleder Memorial Stadium 6797 1
    Aug. 10, 1976 1976 Minnesota Kicks 6 - 2 Los Angeles Aztecs Metropolitan Stadium 42065 1
    Aug. 10, 1976 1976 New York Cosmos 8 - 2 Miami Toros Yankee Stadium 18103 1
    Aug. 8, 1976 1976 Dallas Tornado 4 - 3 San Diego Jaws Ownby Stadium 16314 1