1978 Philadelphia Fury Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 12-18 - 111 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Richard Dinnis (6-10)
Coach: Allan Ball (6-8)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 121,127, Avg. 8,075 in 15 home dates
1978 Philadelphia Fury Statistics

The Philadelphia Fury of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 12 wins and 18 losses for 111 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

Philadelphia scored 40 goals and conceded 58. Pat Fidelia netted 8 goals for the Fury, while Allan Ball, Colin McCurdy and Tony Glavin each contributed five or more, too. Allan Ball accounted for 10 assists. Keith MacRae recorded a 1.29 goals against average, topping regular keepers.

Richard Dinnis and Allan Ball coached the team. The 1978 Philadelphia Fury lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Allan BallMMarch 12, 1945Farnworth, Lancashire England
Dave BraggGMarch 5, 19536'0"175Baltimore, MD
Eddie ByrneMOctober 31, 1951Dublin, Ireland
Pat ByrneMMay 15, 1956Dublin, Ireland
Brooks CryderDJanuary 13, 19555'10"170Philadelphia, PA
John DempseyDMarch 15, 1946London, England
Pat FideliaFApril 16, 19595'9"170Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Johnny GilesMNovember 6, 19405'7"Dublin, Ireland
Tony GlavinF,MApril 29, 19585'6"150Glasgow, Scotland
Martin HendersonFMay 3, 1956Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Khyen IvanchukovD
Florian KempfMMay 25, 19575'10"155Philadelphia, PA
Alan LeeF, Germany
Keith MacRaeGFebruary 2, 19516'1"170Glasgow, Scotland
Peter ManninoMApril 11, 1955, Italy
Colin McCurdyFJuly 18, 1954Belfast, Northern Ireland
Jim MillerGMay 30, 19526'0"175
Kevin MurphyDJuly 6, 19605'11"171Trenton, NJ
Fran O'BrienM,DApril 7, 19555'7"150Dublin, Ireland
Pierce O'LearyDNovember 5, 19596'2"155Dublin, Ireland
Peter OsgoodFFebruary 20, 1947Windsor, England
Rich ReiceFJune 18, 19565'7"150Levittown, PA
Ray SchnettgoeckeDMarch 2, 19566'0"180St. Louis, MO
Bill StraubDAugust 11, 19576'1"165Meadowbrook, PA
Derek TrevisDSeptember 9, 19426'1"170Birmingham, England
Colin WaldronDJune 22, 1946Bristol, England