1978 Dallas Tornado Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 14-16 - 131 points
in the NASL's Central Division
Coach: Al Miller (14-16)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 128,149, Avg. 8,543 in 15 home dates
1978 Dallas Tornado Statistics

The Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 14 wins and 16 losses for 131 points in the NASL's Central Division.

Dallas scored 51 goals and surrendered 53. Jeff Bourne netted 21 goals for the Tornado, while Jim Ryan and Kyle Rote tallied five or more, too. Jim Ryan recorded 12 assists. Ken Cooper recorded a 1.1 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Al Miller coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tony BellingerD,MDecember 8, 19575'10"160Willingboro, NJ
Jeff BourneFJune 19, 19485'10"170Repton, England
Len CantelloMSeptember 11, 19515'9"168Manchester, England
Carl ChristensenDJuly 5, 19565'11"175Jackson, MI
Neil CohenD,FSeptember 12, 19556'1"180Dallas, TX
Chris CollinsM,DMarch 8, 19565'9"150Ontario, NY
Ken CooperGOctober 11, 19466'0"170Blackpool, England
Marcelo FealF5'10"158, USA
Freddie GarciaF,MJuly 7, 19525'9"160Guanajuato, Mexico
Geoff Greig
Kai HaaskiviMDecember 28, 19555'10"170Lahti, Finland
Bob HopeMSeptember 28, 19435'8"155Bridge of Allan, Scotland
Brian KettleDApril 22, 1956Prescott, England
Kevin KewleyD,MMarch 2, 19555'10"160Liverpool, England
George LeyDApril 7, 19465'10"175Exminster, England
Peter MannosGJuly 20, 19545'11"170Chicago, IL
Eddie McDanielM5'8"146, USA
Peter McDonnellGJune 11, 19536'1"175Kendall, Scotland
Glenn MyernickDDecember 12, 19545'11"180Trenton, NJ
Steve NewmanFDecember 29, 19535'11"170Seattle, WA
John O'HareFSeptember 24, 1946Renton, Scotland
Steve PecherD,FFebruary 13, 19566'0"194St. Louis, MO
Tom ReynoldsGSeptember 6, 19555'11"180Alameda, California
Kyle RoteFDecember 25, 19506'0"183Dallas, TX
Jim RyanFApril 12, 19455'9"154Stirling, Scotland
Joe Smith
Max ThompsonDDecember 31, 19566'3"160Liverpool, England
Roy TurnerMOctober 30, 19435'10"170Liverpool, England