1979
United States
level 1
390 games
3.5 goals / game
14841.0 avg. attendance
GP W L pts gf ga ppg gf/ga
New York Cosmos 30 24 6 216 84 52 7.20 1.62
Houston Hurricane 30 22 8 187 61 46 6.23 1.33
Minnesota Kicks 30 21 9 184 67 48 6.13 1.40
Vancouver Whitecaps 30 20 10 172 54 34 5.73 1.59
Washington Diplomats 30 19 11 172 68 50 5.73 1.36
Tampa Bay Rowdies 30 19 11 169 67 46 5.63 1.46
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 30 17 13 165 75 65 5.50 1.15
Los Angeles Aztecs 30 18 12 162 62 47 5.40 1.32
Chicago Sting 30 16 14 159 70 62 5.30 1.13
Dallas Tornado 30 17 13 152 53 51 5.07 1.04
California Surf 30 15 15 140 53 56 4.67 0.95
San Diego Sockers 30 15 15 140 59 55 4.67 1.07
Tulsa Roughnecks 30 14 16 139 61 56 4.63 1.09
Detroit Express 30 14 16 133 60 56 4.43 1.07
Toronto Blizzard 30 14 16 133 52 65 4.43 0.80
Rochester Lancers 30 15 15 132 43 57 4.40 0.75
Seattle Sounders 30 13 17 125 58 52 4.17 1.12
Portland Timbers 30 11 19 122 50 75 4.07 0.67
Atlanta Chiefs 30 12 18 121 60 60 4.03 1.00
Philadelphia Fury 30 10 20 111 55 60 3.70 0.92
New England Tea Men 30 12 18 110 41 56 3.67 0.73
Edmonton Drillers 30 8 22 88 43 78 2.93 0.55
San Jose Earthquakes 30 8 22 86 41 74 2.87 0.55
Memphis Rogues 30 6 24 73 38 74 2.43 0.51
Award Winner
All-Star Team Wim Rijsbergen
All-Star Team Bruce Wilson
All-Star Team Carlos Alberto
All-Star Team Franz Beckenbauer
All-Star Team Giorgio Chinaglia
All-Star Team Mike Connell
All-Star Team Phil Parkes
All-Star Team Trevor Francis
All-Star Team Ace Ntsoelengoe
All-Star Team Johan Cruyff
All-Star Team Johan Neeskens
Champion Vancouver Whitecaps
Coach of the Year Timo Liekoski
MVP Johan Cruyff
Rookie of the Year Larry Hulcer
complete stats
gp g
Wes McLeod Tampa Bay Rowdies 30 5
Ian Anderson Houston Hurricane 30 5
Bernie Gersdorff San Jose Earthquakes 30 10
Dwight Lodeweges Edmonton Drillers 30 1
Hans Kraay Edmonton Drillers 30 4
Mike Connell Tampa Bay Rowdies 30 1
Bob Chapman Tulsa Roughnecks 30 7
Jorgen Kristensen Chicago Sting 30 4
Nikola Mijatovic Rochester Lancers 30 0
Maurice Whittle Fort Lauderdale Strikers 30 6
Davie Robb Philadelphia Fury 30 16
Keith Furphy Detroit Express 30 14
Charlie Mitchell Toronto Blizzard 30 0
Karl-Heinz Granitza Chicago Sting 30 20
Bruce Wilson Chicago Sting 30 0
Keith Weller New England Tea Men 30 9
Webster Lichaba Atlanta Chiefs 30 0
Bobby Sibbald Los Angeles Aztecs 30 1
Björn Nordqvist Minnesota Kicks 30 1
Thomas Rongen Los Angeles Aztecs 30 6
Teófilo Cubillas Fort Lauderdale Strikers 30 16
Mihalj Keri Los Angeles Aztecs 30 1
George Gibbs Toronto Blizzard 30 6
Tony Whelan Fort Lauderdale Strikers 29 1
Graham Day Portland Timbers 29 4

all games

Sept. 2, 1979 1979 Tampa Bay Rowdies (SO) 2 - 2 San Diego Sockers Tampa Stadium 38766 1
Sept. 1, 1979 1979 New York Cosmos (SO) 2 - 2 Vancouver Whitecaps Giants Stadium 44109 1
Aug. 30, 1979 1979 San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Jack Murphy Stadium 20267 1
Aug. 29, 1979 1979 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 - 0 New York Cosmos Empire Stadium 32875 1
Aug. 26, 1979 1979 New York Cosmos 3 - 0 Tulsa Roughnecks Giants Stadium 76031 1
Aug. 25, 1979 1979 Chicago Sting 0 - 1 San Diego Sockers Soldier Field 15379 1
Aug. 25, 1979 1979 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1 - 0 Philadelphia Fury Tampa Stadium 21112 1
Aug. 25, 1979 1979 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 - 0 Los Angeles Aztecs Empire Stadium 32375 1
Aug. 23, 1979 1979 Philadelphia Fury 2 - 2 (SO) Tampa Bay Rowdies Veterans Stadium 10395 1
Aug. 23, 1979 1979 Tulsa Roughnecks 3 - 0 New York Cosmos Skelly Stadium 26011 1
Aug. 22, 1979 1979 San Diego Sockers 2 - 0 Chicago Sting Jack Murphy Stadium 11561 1
Aug. 22, 1979 1979 Los Angeles Aztecs (SO) 2 - 2 Vancouver Whitecaps Rose Bowl 21213 1
Aug. 20, 1979 1979 Houston Hurricane 1 - 2 Philadelphia Fury Astrodome 7530 1
Aug. 19, 1979 1979 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3 - 1 Detroit Express Tampa Stadium 27210 1
Aug. 19, 1979 1979 Minnesota Kicks 1 - 2 Tulsa Roughnecks Metropolitan Stadium 28996 1
Aug. 19, 1979 1979 New York Cosmos 2 - 0 Toronto Blizzard Giants Stadium 46531 1
Aug. 19, 1979 1979 Washington Diplomats 3 - 4 Los Angeles Aztecs Robert F. Kennedy Stadium 14802 1
Aug. 18, 1979 1979 San Diego Sockers 7 - 2 California Surf Jack Murphy Stadium 10225 1
Aug. 18, 1979 1979 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 - 1 Dallas Tornado Empire Stadium 30328 1
Aug. 18, 1979 1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 0 - 1 Chicago Sting Lockhart Stadium 13691 1
Aug. 16, 1979 1979 Toronto Blizzard 1 - 3 New York Cosmos Varsity Stadium 30356 1
Aug. 16, 1979 1979 California Surf 2 - 4 San Diego Sockers Anaheim Stadium 8460 1
Aug. 15, 1979 1979 Dallas Tornado 2 - 3 Vancouver Whitecaps Ownby Stadium 8829 1
Aug. 15, 1979 1979 Los Angeles Aztecs 3 - 1 Washington Diplomats Rose Bowl 12042 1
Aug. 15, 1979 1979 Detroit Express 0 - 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Pontiac Silverdome 21539 1