1971 Atlanta Chiefs Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 12-7-5 - 120 points
in the NASL's South Division

Lost Championship
Coach: Vic Rouse (12-7-5)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 59,843, Avg. 4,275 in 14 home dates
1971 Atlanta Chiefs Statistics

The Atlanta Chiefs of the North American Soccer League ended the 1971 season with a record of 12 wins and 7 losses and 5 ties for 120 points in the NASL's South Division.

Atlanta chalked up 35 goals and gave up 29. Barry Lynch and Nick Papadakis scored 8 goals each for the Chiefs, while Freddie Mwila and Kaizer Motaung contributed five or more, too. Manfred Kammerer registered a 0.76 goals against average, leading keepers with significant playing time.

Vic Rouse coached the team. The 1971 Atlanta Chiefs lost in the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Michael AshFSeptember 4, 19435'4"150Sheffield, England
Ken BracewellD,MOctober 5, 19365'11"165Colne, England
Manley CarterDAugust 15, 1947Macon, GA
John CockingDMay 13, 19445'11"160Sunderland, England
Uriel Da VeigaDAugust 28, 19405'9"168Niteroi, Brazil
Alan HamlynDJanuary 5, 19475'11"162London, England
Mick HobanD,MApril 6, 19525'10"152Tipton, England
Manfred KammererGSeptember 28, 19445'11"163Niedersonthofen, Germany
Henry LargieD,MDecember 31, 19406'2"175Kingston, Jamaica
Barry LynchDJune 8, 19515'11"175Birmingham, England
Dave MetchickMAugust 14, 19435'9"165Derby, England
Kaizer MotaungFOctober 10, 19445'11"170Johannesburg, South Africa
Freddie MwilaFJuly 6, 19465'6"145Kasama, Zambia
Alec PapadakisMJanuary 27, 19485'9"155Athens, Greece
Nick PapadakisF,MMarch 6, 19435'11"155Athens, Greece
Danny PatonMJanuary 27, 19365'9"165, Scotland
Vic RouseGMarch 16, 19366'1"174Swansea, Wales
Art WelchFApril 16, 19445'8"153Kingston, Jamaica