United States
    level 1
    champion New York Cosmos
    mvp Peter Ward
    golden boot Ricardo Alonso
    241 games
    3.4 goals / game
    13383.0 avg. attendance
    GP W L pts gf ga ppg gf/ga
    New York Cosmos 32 23 9 203 73 52 6.34 1.40
    Seattle Sounders 32 18 14 166 72 48 5.19 1.50
    Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 18 14 163 64 74 5.09 0.86
    San Diego Sockers 32 19 13 162 71 54 5.06 1.31
    Vancouver Whitecaps 32 20 12 160 58 48 5.00 1.21
    Montreal Manic 32 19 13 159 60 43 4.97 1.40
    Toronto Blizzard 32 17 15 151 64 47 4.72 1.36
    Tulsa Roughnecks 32 16 16 151 69 57 4.72 1.21
    Chicago Sting 32 13 19 129 56 67 4.03 0.84
    Portland Timbers 32 14 18 122 49 44 3.81 1.11
    San Jose Earthquakes 32 13 19 114 47 62 3.56 0.76
    Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 12 20 112 47 77 3.50 0.61
    New England Tea Men 32 11 21 105 41 71 3.28 0.58
    Edmonton Drillers 32 11 21 93 38 65 2.91 0.58
    Award Winner
    All-Star Team Ace Ntsoelengoe
    All-Star Team Andranik Eskandarian
    All-Star Team Arno Steffenhagen
    All-Star Team Cho Young-Jeung
    All-Star Team Frantz Mathieu
    All-Star Team Giorgio Chinaglia
    All-Star Team Hubert Birkenmeier
    All-Star Team Peter Nogly
    All-Star Team Peter Ward
    All-Star Team Ricardo Alonso
    All-Star Team Vladislav Bogicevic
    Champion New York Cosmos
    Coach of the Year John Giles
    MVP Peter Ward
    Rookie of the Year Pedro DeBrito
    complete stats
    gp g
    Gert Wieczorkowski San Diego Sockers 32 2
    Archie Gemmill New England Tea Men 32 2
    Karl-Heinz Granitza Chicago Sting 32 20
    Peter Ward Seattle Sounders 32 18
    David Byrne Toronto Blizzard 32 8
    Carl Valentine Vancouver Whitecaps 32 10
    Ace Ntsoelengoe Toronto Blizzard 32 14
    Mike Connell Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 2
    Peter Nogly Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 4
    John Bain Portland Timbers 32 12
    Martin Donnelly San Diego Sockers 32 0
    Giorgio Chinaglia New York Cosmos 32 20
    Jan van Beveren Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 0
    Paul Hammond Seattle Sounders 32 0
    Winston DuBose Tulsa Roughnecks 32 0
    Vladislav Bogicevic New York Cosmos 31 4
    Glenn Myernick Portland Timbers 31 0
    John Webb Edmonton Drillers 31 0
    Wes McLeod Tampa Bay Rowdies 31 2
    Barry Wallace Tulsa Roughnecks 31 8
    Gary Mills Seattle Sounders 31 5
    Fran O'Brien Montreal Manic 31 6
    Mark Peterson Seattle Sounders 31 17
    Godfrey Ingram San Jose Earthquakes 31 17
    Randy Ragan Toronto Blizzard 31 0

    all games

    Sept. 13, 1982 1982 San Diego Sockers 1 - 2 New York Cosmos San Diego Sports Arena 13074 1
    Sept. 10, 1982 1982 Seattle Sounders 1 - 0 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Kingdome 28986 1
    Sept. 8, 1982 1982 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 3 - 4 Seattle Sounders Lockhart Stadium 15196 1
    Sept. 5, 1982 1982 New York Cosmos 2 - 1 San Diego Sockers Giants Stadium 34653 1
    Sept. 4, 1982 1982 Seattle Sounders 0 - 2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Kingdome 17338 1
    Sept. 2, 1982 1982 San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 Vancouver Whitecaps San Diego Sports Arena 8857 1
    Sept. 1, 1982 1982 New York Cosmos 1 - 0 Tulsa Roughnecks Giants Stadium 24209 1
    Sept. 1, 1982 1982 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 4 - 1 Montreal Manic Lockhart Stadium 11897 1
    Sept. 1, 1982 1982 Seattle Sounders 4 - 2 Toronto Blizzard Kingdome 17332 1
    Aug. 29, 1982 1982 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1 - 0 Montreal Manic Lockhart Stadium 10696 1
    Aug. 29, 1982 1982 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 - 0 San Diego Sockers Empire Stadium 18253 1
    Aug. 28, 1982 1982 Tulsa Roughnecks 1 - 0 New York Cosmos Skelly Stadium 15817 1
    Aug. 27, 1982 1982 Toronto Blizzard 2 - 1 Seattle Sounders Varsity Stadium 5099 1
    Aug. 25, 1982 1982 Montreal Manic 3 - 2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Olympic Stadium 15232 1
    Aug. 25, 1982 1982 New York Cosmos 5 - 0 Tulsa Roughnecks Giants Stadium 23917 1
    Aug. 25, 1982 1982 San Diego Sockers 5 - 1 Vancouver Whitecaps San Diego Sports Arena 7267 1
    Aug. 25, 1982 1982 Seattle Sounders 4 - 2 Toronto Blizzard Kingdome 13005 1
    Aug. 22, 1982 1982 Chicago Sting 2 - 1 Montreal Manic Wrigley Field 8601 1
    Aug. 22, 1982 1982 Portland Timbers 0 - 1 Seattle Sounders Civic Stadium 9517 1
    Aug. 22, 1982 1982 Toronto Blizzard 9 - 2 Tampa Bay Rowdies Varsity Stadium 9731 1
    Aug. 21, 1982 1982 Jacksonville Tea Men 1 - 2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Jacksonville, FL 6694 1
    Aug. 21, 1982 1982 Tulsa Roughnecks 2 - 0 San Jose Earthquakes Skelly Stadium 16256 1
    Aug. 21, 1982 1982 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 - 1 (SO) San Diego Sockers Empire Stadium 27103 1
    Aug. 20, 1982 1982 Montreal Manic 3 - 1 New York Cosmos Olympic Stadium 34251 1
    Aug. 18, 1982 1982 Chicago Sting 3 - 1 Toronto Blizzard Wrigley Field 7271 1