1976 Minnesota Kicks Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 15-9 - 138 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost Championship
Coach: Freddie Goodwin (15-9)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Attendance: 277,404, Avg. 23,117 in 12 home dates
1976 Minnesota Kicks Statistics

The Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League ended the 1976 season with a record of 15 wins and 9 losses for 138 points in the NASL's Western Division.

The Kicks chalked up 54 goals and surrendered 33. Alan Willey scored 16 goals for Minnesota, while Patrick Ntsoelengoe and Ron Futcher contributed five or more also. Geoff Barnett recorded a 0.85 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Freddie Goodwin coached the team. The 1976 Minnesota Kicks lost in the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Geoff BarnettGOctober 16, 19466'0"166Northwich, England
Sam BickD,MJanuary 30, 19555'11"180St. Louis, MO
Peter BrineMJuly 18, 1953London, England
Doug BrooksFSeptember 14, 19535'10"160St. Louis, MO
Ade CokerF,MMay 19, 19545'9"155Lagos, Nigeria
Smith EgglestonG5'9"170
Mike FlaterFJanuary 22, 19506'0"170Chicago, IL
Ron FutcherFSeptember 25, 19565'11"170Chester, England
Nicholas GoddardF
Tom HoweD,MOctober 5, 19495'8"161St. Louis, MO
Mike KellyG6'0"170
Steve LittDMay 21, 19546'2"200Carlisle, England
Alan MerrickD,M,M/DJune 20, 19505'10"160Birmingham, England
Chaka NgcoboFMay 10, 1960, South Africa
Patrick NtsoelengoeM,FFebruary 26, 19565'8"155Randfontein, South Africa
Nick OwcharukGMay 29, 19556'1"175Chicago, IL
Peter ShortD,FOctober 27, 19446'0"180Liverpool, England
Jeff SolemM,DJanuary 28, 19486'1"170Fargo, North Dakota
Frank SpraggonDOctober 27, 1945Marley Hill, England
Ron WebsterDJune 21, 1943Belper, England
Alan WestMDecember 18, 1951Hyde, England
Alan WilleyFOctober 18, 19565'11"180Houghton-le-Spring, England