1978 Minnesota Kicks Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 17-13 - 156 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Freddie Goodwin (17-13)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Attendance: 462,904, Avg. 30,860 in 15 home dates
1978 Minnesota Kicks Statistics

The Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 17 wins and 13 losses for 156 points in the NASL's Central Division.

The Kicks netted 58 goals and surrendered 43. Alan Willey scored 21 goals for Minnesota, while Patrick Ntsoelengoe, Charlie George and Ron Futcher each tallied five or more, too. Ian Hamilton contributed 13 assists. Tino Lettieri recorded a 0.42 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Freddie Goodwin coached the team. The 1978 Minnesota Kicks lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike BaileyMFebruary 27, 1942Wisbech, England
Geoff BarnettGOctober 16, 19466'0"166Northwich, England
Sam BickD,MJanuary 30, 19555'11"180St. Louis, MO
Ade CokerF,MMay 19, 19545'9"155Lagos, Nigeria
Dirk DenkersD,MJanuary 27, 19576'0"180Palo Alto, California
Ron FutcherFSeptember 25, 19565'11"170Chester, England
Charlie GeorgeFOctober 10, 1950London, England
Ian HamiltonFOctober 31, 19505'9"165London, England
Tino LettieriGSeptember 27, 19575'8"170Torito Bari, Italy
Steve LittDMay 21, 19546'2"200Carlisle, England
Alan MerrickD,M,M/DJune 20, 19505'10"160Birmingham, England
Mark MoranMSeptember 26, 19545'11"165St. Louis, MO
Willie MorganF,MOctober 2, 1944Glasgow, Scotland
Patrick NtsoelengoeM,FFebruary 26, 19565'8"155Randfontein, South Africa
Paul PriceDMarch 23, 1959St. Albans, England
Emilio RomeroFJune 30, 19545'8"150Denver, Colorado
Alex RosulDJuly 20, 19566'3"190Cleveland, OH
Roman StankoM,FFebruary 28, 1956Philadelphia, PA
Bruce TwamleyDMay 23, 1952Victoria, British Columbia Canada
Tim TwellmanM,D,FMay 1, 19555'11"175St. Louis, MO
Greg VillaFDecember 15, 19566'0"200St. Louis, MO
Gary VogelDMarch 3, 19565'8"155Buffalo, NY
Marko VujkovicMJanuary 26, 1950Subotica, Serbia Yugoslavia
Tony WantDDecember 13, 19485'8"160London, England
Ron WebsterDJune 21, 1943Belper, England
Alan WestMDecember 18, 1951Hyde, England
Alan WilleyFOctober 18, 19565'11"180Houghton-le-Spring, England