1996 Dallas Burn Roster

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 12-12 (SO: 5-3) - 41 points
Finishing 2nd in MLS's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Dave Dir (12-12, SO: 5-3)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 256,173, Avg. 16,011 in 16 home dates
1996 Dallas Burn Statistics

The Dallas Burn of Major League Soccer ended the 1996 season with a record of 12 wins and 12 losses, with a 5-3 showing in shootouts for 41 points finishing second in MLS's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

Dallas chalked up 55 goals and allowed 51. Jason Kreis scored 13 goals for the Burn, while Gerell Elliott and Hugo Sanchez netted five or more, too. Mark Dodd topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 0.97 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Dave Dir coached the team. The 1996 Dallas Burn lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Leonel AlvarezMJuly 29, 19655'10"168Remedios, Antioquia
Chad AshtonMOctober 26, 19675'9"175Denver, CO
Jeff CassarGFebruary 2, 19746'2"195Livonia, MI
Mark DoddGSeptember 14, 19656'2"180Dallas, TX
Ted EckM-FJuly 14, 19666'1"190Springfield, IL
Gerell ElliottFMay 11, 19705'11"150Albuquerque, NM
Richard FarrerDApril 9, 19716'0"175Johannesburg, South Africa
Jorge FloresMFebruary 12, 19775'8"155Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy GlennFAugust 9, 19725'11"180San Antonio, TX
Brian HaynesMMay 7, 19626'0"168Couva, Trinidad
Zak IbsenMJune 2, 19725'11"165Santa Clara, CA
John KerrMMarch 6, 19655'6"155Toronto, ON
Jason KreisMDecember 29, 19725'8"155Omaha, NE
Lawrence LozzanoMJuly 25, 19706'1"185Los Angeles, CA
Rene OrtizDApril 23, 19695'9"155Los Angeles, CA
Brandon PollardDOctober 9, 19735'10"175Richmond, VA
Ed PuskarichDApril 4, 19626'0"160Plano, TX
Washington RodriguezM-FJanuary 12, 19705'7"145Montevideo, Uruguay
Hugo SanchezFJuly 11, 19585'8"160Mexico City, Mexico
Mark SantelMJuly 5, 19685'10"165St. Louis, MO
Diego SonoraM-DJuly 17, 19695'8"165Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dante WashingtonFNovember 21, 19705'11"190Columbia, MD


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