1972 Dallas Tornado Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 6-5-3 - 60 points
in the NASL's South Division

Lost Semifinal
Coach: Ron Newman (6-5-3)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 28,649, Avg. 4,093 in 7 home dates
1972 Dallas Tornado Statistics

The Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League ended the 1972 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses and 3 ties for 60 points in the NASL's South Division.

The Tornado paced the league with just 12 goals allowed. Dallas chalked up 15 goals, worst in the league. Mike Renshaw scored 5 goals for the squad, while Ken Cooper recorded a 0.57 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Ron Newman coached the team. The 1972 Dallas Tornado lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim BenedekD,FJune 9, 19415'8"154Budapest, Hungary
John BestDJuly 11, 19405'11"175Liverpool, England
Ray BloomfieldFOctober 15, 19445'10"160London, England
Otey CannonFOctober 16, 19505'10"165San Francisco, California
David CarltonMNovember 21, 19525'11"156London, England
Ken CooperGOctober 11, 19466'0"170Blackpool, England
Damian FergusonFOctober 9, 1951Dublin, Ireland
Dick HallDJuly 3, 19455'9"168Portland, England
Frank HasonGJune 8, 19355'10"173Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Luiz JuracyFMay 3, 19395'8"168, Brazil
Paul MitasD
Bobby MoffatDOctober 7, 19455'10"165Portsmouth, England
OrecoDJune 13, 19375'9"170, Brazil
Robin PooleDDecember 1, 19485'9"168Liverpool, England
Billy PsifidisDJune 1, 19445'7"154Salonika, Greece
Mike RenshawF,DApril 28, 19485'9"164Manchester, England
John RichardsonFFebruary 5, 19496'0"164Ashington, England
Phillip TinneyFJanuary 15, 19455'9"171Liverpool, England
Roy TurnerMOctober 30, 19435'10"170Liverpool, England