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1976 Washington Diplomats Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 14-10 - 126 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost First Round
Coach: Dennis Viollet (14-10)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 71,554, Avg. 5,963 in 12 home dates
1976 Washington Diplomats Statistics

The Washington Diplomats of the North American Soccer League ended the 1976 season with a record of 14 wins and 10 losses for 126 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

Washington recorded 46 goals and conceded 38. Paul Cannell scored 13 goals for the Diplomats, while Tony Macken, Leroy DeLeon and Gerry Ingram each netted five or more, too. Eric Martin recorded a 1.01 goals against average, best among regular keepers.

Dennis Viollet coached the team. The 1976 Washington Diplomats lost in the First Round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Paul CannellFSeptember 2, 19535'11"158Newcastle, England
Gary DarrellM,DJanuary 10, 19475'9"155Hamilton, Bermuda
Leroy DeLeonF,D,F/MFebruary 7, 19485'10"155Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Roy EllamDJanuary 13, 1943Hemsworth, England
John GrasserG6'3"185
Gerry IngramFAugust 19, 19475'10"160Hull, England
Derek JeffersonDSeptember 5, 1948Morpeth, England
John KerrFOctober 15, 19435'9"160Glasgow, Scotland
Mark LowensteinDJune 28, 19525'6"145Paterson, NJ
Alain MacaDFebruary 10, 19506'2"190Brussels, Belgium
Tony MackenMJuly 30, 1950Dublin, Ireland
Eric MartinGMarch 31, 19465'11"175Perth, Scotland
Tom McConvilleDMarch 19, 19465'11"170Dundalk, Ireland
Charlie McCullyM,DApril 30, 19476'0"165Motherwell, Scotland
Roger MintonDJune 4, 1951Birmingham, England
Don ReiterD
Alan SpavinMFebruary 20, 1942Lancaster, England
Trevor ThompsonDMay 21, 1955Newcastle, England
Stojan TrickovicFJanuary 13, 19465'8"145Belgrade, Serbia Yugoslavia
Roy WillnerDOctober 22, 19495'7"150Baltimore, MD