1978 San Jose Earthquakes Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 8-22 - 83 points
in the NASL's Western Division
Coach: Momcilo Gavric (0-0)
Coach: Terry Fisher (0-0)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 214,777, Avg. 14,318 in 15 home dates
1978 San Jose Earthquakes Statistics

The San Jose Earthquakes of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 22 losses for 83 points in the NASL's Western Division.

The Earthquakes recorded 36 goals and allowed 81, most in the circuit. Paul Child and Peter Ressel scored 8 goals each for San Jose, and Ilija Mitic contributed five or more, too. Gerrit Vooys recorded a 1.4 goals against average, best among qualifying goalkeepers.

Momcilo Gavric and Terry Fisher coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jerry BevansDMay 6, 19545'8"160
Les ChapmanMSeptember 27, 19485'7"Oldham, England
Paul ChildFDecember 8, 19525'10"165Birmingham, England
Carl ChristensenDJuly 5, 19565'11"175Jackson, MI
David DavidovicD,MMay 21, 19445'10"160Aleksandrovac, Serbia Yugoslavia
Leroy DeLeonF,D,F/MFebruary 7, 19485'10"155Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Buzz DemlingDSeptember 21, 19485'10"170St. Louis, MO
Mark DemlingDOctober 4, 19516'0"175St. Louis, MO
Volker FaasDMay 21, 1944, Germany
Paul GizziGDecember 19, 19526'1"180Kobe, Japan
Kevin HandlanM,FJuly 10, 19565'8"140St. Louis, MO
Mike HewittGJuly 14, 19445'10"165Dundee, Scotland
Davie KempMAugust 5, 19505'5"150Dundee, Scotland
Sean KeohaneGDecember 20, 19535'11"170San Francisco, California
Victor KodeljaF,DNovember 26, 19515'9"160Capua Casserta, Italy
Dusan LukicM,FDecember 13, 19485'10"165Belgrade, Serbia Yugoslavia
Ilija MiticM,FJuly 19, 19405'10"160Belgrade, Serbia Yugoslavia
ParvizD,MOctober 12, 19465'8"Tehran, Iran
Peter ResselFDecember 4, 1945Krommenie, Holland
John RowlandsDFebruary 7, 19476'1"175Liverpool, England
John SmillieFMay 16, 19545'6"150Glasgow, Scotland
Franz SmudaDJune 2, 19486'2"175Lubomia, Poland
Leroy SpannFJune 26, 1953San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Tony SuffleM5'9"160
Roger VerdiDFebruary 4, 19535'10"150Nairobi, Kenya
Gerrit VooysGOctober 11, 19476'2"Katwijk aan Zee, Holland
Doug WarkF,MDecember 24, 19515'10"160Glasgow, Scotland
Ian WoodDJanuary 15, 19485'10"166Radcliffe, England