1979 Rochester Lancers Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 15-15 - 132 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division
Coach: Don Popovic (15-15)
Location: Rochester, New York
Attendance: 130,200, Avg. 8,680 in 15 home dates
1979 Rochester Lancers Statistics

The Rochester Lancers of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 15 wins and 15 losses for 132 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Lancers scored 43 goals and conceded 57. Branko Segota netted 14 goals for Rochester, while Ibraim Silva tallied five or more, too. Mike Stojanovic recorded 13 assists. Shep Messing recorded a 1.11 goals against average, topping keepers with significant playing time.

Don Popovic coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Luis AlbertoF,MOctober 6, 19435'5"153Santiago del Estero, Argentina
Igor BachnerM,FSeptember 16, 19465'10"155, Czechoslovakia
Julio BaylonFOctober 12, 19476'1"192Lima, Peru
Renato CilaD,MNovember 23, 19515'10"155Cruzalia, Brazil
Nelson CupelloDAugust 28, 19515'11"175, Brazil
Dave D'ErricoDJune 3, 19525'11"165Newark, NJ
Enzo DiPedeGJanuary 3, 19575'10"160Sora, Italy
Milan DovedanD,FJuly 11, 19506'0"160Travnik, Yugoslavia
Pat ErcoliF,MNovember 30, 19575'10"165Toronto, ON Canada
Miralem FazlicDJune 10, 19476'1"180Tuzla, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Fausto ForestaF
Fred GrgurevF,DSeptember 14, 19516'0"170Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Hartmut HuhseMAugust 22, 1952, Germany
Wayne JentasD,MMarch 9, 19545'11"160Toronto, ON Canada
Kurt KuykendallGOctober 30, 19526'0"175Chicago, IL
Jim McLoughlinD,MFebruary 5, 19576'2"168Liverpool, England
Roy MessingGMarch 4, 19585'11"165Roslyn, NY
Shep MessingGOctober 9, 19495'11"170Bronx, NY
Nick MijatovicDMay 17, 19476'0"180Bajina Bašta, Serbia Yugoslavia
Carlos PachameMFebruary 25, 1948, Argentina
Doug PollardDAugust 28, 19576'2"165London, ON Canada
Jim PollihanDFebruary 13, 19546'1"185St. Louis, MO
Piero PratiDDecember 13, 1946Cinisello, Italy
Craig ReynoldsDAugust 11, 19535'9"165Webster, NY
Ron SchneiderF, Israel
Branko SegotaM,FJune 8, 19615'10"175Rijeka, Croatia Yugoslavia
Ibraim SilvaD,F,MNovember 29, 19536'0"150, Portugal
Mike StojanovicFJanuary 26, 19476'1"175Lapovo, Serbia Yugoslavia
Damir SutevskiD,F,MSeptember 28, 19545'10"150Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Val TuksaD,MNovember 21, 19505'11"175Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia