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1978 New England Tea Men Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 19-11 - 165 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Noel Cantwell (19-11)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 180,954, Avg. 12,064 in 15 home dates
1978 New England Tea Men Statistics

The New England Tea Men of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 19 wins and 11 losses for 165 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Tea Men scored 62 goals and gave up 39. Mike Flanagan netted 30 goals for New England, while Laurie Abrahams, Roger Gibbins and Gerry Daly each tallied five or more also. Laurie Abrahams recorded 10 assists. Kevin Keelan recorded a 0.82 goals against average, pacing regular keepers.

Noel Cantwell coached the team. The 1978 New England Tea Men lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Laurie AbrahamsFMarch 4, 19535'10"161London, England
Brian AldersonM,FMay 5, 19505'7"160Dundee, Scotland
Ben BrewsterDSeptember 26, 19485'9"160Newton, MA
Juan CantilloMMay 21, 19565'10"175Cartago, Costa Rica
Peter CarrDAugust 25, 19515'9"155Darlington, England
Dave D'ErricoDJune 3, 19525'11"165Newark, NJ
Gerry DalyMApril 30, 1954Dublin, Ireland
David EganD
Mike FlanaganFSeptember 11, 1952Ilford, Essex England
Roger GibbinsFSeptember 6, 1955Enfield, Middlesex England
Tim HunterF,DMarch 3, 19545'9"152Toronto, ON Canada
Kevin KeelanGJanuary 5, 19565'11"175Calcutta, India
Manny MatosD,MMay 9, 19535'9"160Mineola, NY
Larry MayDDecember 28, 1958Birmingham, England
Kirk PearsonGNovember 30, 19565'11"170Reading, PA
Paddy PowellFJuly 7, 1948Hendon, England
Peter SimpsonDJanuary 13, 19455'11"163Great Yarmouth, Norfolk England
Chris TurnerDMarch 4, 1951St. Neots, England
Keith WellerM,DJune 11, 19465'10"170London, England
Kevin WelshF,MOctober 26, 19535'10"160Trenton, NJ
Dennis WitM,F/M,FJuly 25, 19516'2"165Baltimore, MD