United States
    level 1
    champion Toronto Blizzard
    mvp Pelé
    golden boot Derek Smethurst
    242 games
    3.4 goals / game
    10250.0 avg. attendance
    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
    GP W T 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
    complete stats
    gp g
    Mick Hoban Portland Timbers 24 0
    Ken Cooper Dallas Tornado 24 0
    Alan Merrick Minnesota Kicks 24 1
    John Coyne Connecticut Bicentennials 24 9
    Derek Smethurst Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 20
    Bruce Wilson Vancouver Whitecaps 24 1
    Arnie Mausser Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 0
    Alex Skotarek Chicago Sting 24 1
    Stewart Scullion Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 10
    Roy Ellam Washington Diplomats 24 2
    John Webb Chicago Sting 24 1
    Brian Joy San Diego Jaws 24 3
    Ilija Mitic San Jose Earthquakes 24 14
    Kevin Kewley Dallas Tornado 24 6
    Bert Bowery Boston Minutemen 24 11
    Tony Betts Portland Timbers 24 5
    Alan Stephens San Diego Jaws 24 1
    Jorge Gómez Philadelphia Atoms 24 0
    Alan Wooler Boston Minutemen 24 0
    Nikola Mijatovic Rochester Lancers 24 1
    Bobby Thomson Connecticut Bicentennials 24 0
    Blagoje Tamindzic Rochester Lancers 24 0
    Rene Vizcaino Philadelphia Atoms 24 0
    Keith Eddy New York Cosmos 24 8
    Adrian Webster Seattle Sounders 24 1

    all games

    Aug. 15, 1976 1976 Toronto Metros-Croatia 3 - 1 Rochester Lancers Varsity Stadium 6321 1
    Aug. 15, 1976 1976 Boston Minutemen 4 - 5 Miami Toros Sargent Field 583 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. 14, 1976 1976 Los Angeles Aztecs 4 - 1 Dallas Tornado El Camino College 7536 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 San Antonio Thunder 2 - 0 San Jose Earthquakes Alamo Stadium 4167 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Boston Minutemen 0 - 3 Rochester Lancers Sargent Field 4537 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Vancouver Whitecaps 3 - 2 Seattle Sounders Empire Stadium 10533 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 Washington Diplomats (SO) 3 - 3 Philadelphia Atoms W.T. Woodson High School 6243 1
    Aug. 13, 1976 1976 San Diego Jaws 0 - 1 Minnesota Kicks Aztec Bowl 9400 1
    Aug. 11, 1976 1976 Rochester Lancers 2 - 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Holleder Memorial Stadium 6797 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. 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
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 Miami Toros 3 - 2 Washington Diplomats Tamiami Park 1902 1
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 St. Louis Stars 2 - 1 Los Angeles Aztecs Francis Field 5981 1
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 San Jose Earthquakes 2 - 1 New York Cosmos Spartan Stadium 23048 1
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies 2 - 1 Minnesota Kicks Tampa Stadium 17007 1
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 Portland Timbers 0 - 3 Seattle Sounders Civic Stadium 17049 1
    Aug. 7, 1976 1976 San Antonio Thunder 3 - 2 Dallas Tornado Alamo Stadium 3164 1
    Aug. 6, 1976 1976 Vancouver Whitecaps 0 - 1 Connecticut Bicentennials Empire Stadium 9147 1
    Aug. 6, 1976 1976 Philadelphia Atoms 1 - 2 Toronto Metros-Croatia Franklin Field 3223 1
    Aug. 4, 1976 1976 Minnesota Kicks 2 - 1 Portland Timbers Metropolitan Stadium 25509 1