1979 Dallas Tornado Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 17-13 - 152 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Al Miller (17-13)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 139,585, Avg. 9,306 in 15 home dates
1979 Dallas Tornado Statistics

The Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 17 wins and 13 losses for 152 points in the NASL's Central Division.

The Tornado scored 53 goals and allowed 51. Willie Lippens netted 15 goals for Dallas, while Zequinha and Milton tallied five or more, too. Zequinha recorded 14 assists. Alex Stepney recorded a 1.11 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Al Miller coached the team. The 1979 Dallas Tornado lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tony BellingerD,MDecember 8, 19575'10"160Willingboro, NJ
Ceasar CervinFJanuary 29, 19535'9"155El Paso, TX
Chris CollinsM,DMarch 8, 19565'9"150Ontario, NY
Ken CooperGOctober 11, 19466'0"170Blackpool, England
Charlie DeLongM,DFebruary 18, 19485'6"158Carrol, IA
Pedro GanoDSeptember 1, 19535'11"180General Rodriguez, Argentina
Freddie GarciaF,MJuly 7, 19525'9"160Guanajuato, Mexico
Omar GomezM,FOctober 3, 19555'10"158Quilmes, Argentina
JairoFMaceio Alagoas, Brazil
Kevin KewleyD,MMarch 2, 19555'10"160Liverpool, England
T.K. KnowlesM6'2"171
George LeyDApril 7, 19465'10"175Exminster, England
Willie LippensFNovember 10, 1945Hau-Kieve, Germany
Flemming LundM,FOctober 6, 19525'8"150Copenhagen, Denmark
MiltonFAugust 1, 1957Santos, Brazil
Glenn MyernickDDecember 12, 19545'11"180Trenton, NJ
Steve PecherD,FFebruary 13, 19566'0"194St. Louis, MO
Njego PesaFMay 30, 19585'10"165Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Billy PhillipsGAugust 8, 19566'0"170Bethpage, NY
Wolfgang RauschM,FApril 30, 19475'9"170Aachen, Germany
Jim RyanFApril 12, 19455'9"154Stirling, Scotland
Vinny SecchiMFebruary 2, 19585'9"160Aracatuba, Brazil
Antonio SimoesM,FDecember 14, 19435'8"145Lisbon, Portugal
Alex StepneyGSeptember 18, 19426'1"180Mitcham, Surrey England
Paul StevensonD6'2"175
Gert TrinkleinDJune 19, 19496'3"175Frankfurt, Germany
Max WedellD
Jimmy WilsonFApril 20, 1942Newmains, Scotland
Ede WolfMJanuary 28, 19485'8"150, Germany
ZequinhaF,D/MNovember 17, 19495'8"140Leopoldina, Brazil