1980 Minnesota Kicks Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 16-16 - 147 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost First Round
Coach: Freddie Goodwin (16-16)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Attendance: 292,460, Avg. 18,279 in 16 home dates
1980 Minnesota Kicks Statistics

The Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League ended the 1980 season with a record of 16 wins and 16 losses for 147 points in the NASL's Central Division.

The Kicks recorded 66 goals and yielded 56. Ricardo Alonso scored 17 goals for Minnesota, while Alan Willey, Patrick Ntsoelengoe, Ian Hamilton and Ron Futcher each contributed five or more, too. Patrick Ntsoelengoe recorded 17 assists. Tino Lettieri recorded a 0.94 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Freddie Goodwin coached the team. The 1980 Minnesota Kicks lost in the First Round.

Click on column headings to sort.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ricardo AlonsoFMarch 21, 19576'3"190Tansil, Argentina
Geoff BarnettGOctober 16, 19466'0"166Northwich, England
Bob BozadaD,M,FJanuary 7, 19505'8"160St. Louis, MO
Tim ClarkDJune 5, 19595'10"160St. Louis, MO
Tad DeLormGDecember 7, 19556'4"195Trier, Germany
Ron FutcherFSeptember 25, 19565'11"170Chester, England
Ian HamiltonFOctober 31, 19505'9"165London, England
Stewart JumpDJanuary 27, 19525'10"155Crumpsall, England
Tino LettieriGSeptember 27, 19575'8"170Torito Bari, Italy
Steve LittDMay 21, 19546'2"200Carlisle, England
Mark MoranMSeptember 26, 19545'11"165St. Louis, MO
Willie MorganF,MOctober 2, 1944Glasgow, Scotland
Bjorn NordqvistDOctober 6, 19425'10"170Hallsberg, Sweden
Mike NorthG
Patrick NtsoelengoeM,FFebruary 26, 19565'8"155Randfontein, South Africa
Terry ParkMFebruary 7, 1957Liverpool, England
Tony PesznekerD,M,D/MFebruary 11, 19585'9"160Calgary, Alberta Canada
Tim TwellmanM,D,FMay 1, 19555'11"175St. Louis, MO
Gary VogelDMarch 3, 19565'8"155Buffalo, NY
Tony WantDDecember 13, 19485'8"160London, England
Alan WilleyFOctober 18, 19565'11"180Houghton-le-Spring, England