1996-97 Philadelphia KiXX Roster

National Professional Soccer League (NPSL)
Team Record: 17-23
in the NPSL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-2
Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Dave MacWilliams (17-23)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 157,889, Avg. 7,894 in 20 home dates
1996-97 Philadelphia KiXX Statistics

The Philadelphia KiXX of the National Professional Soccer League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 17 wins and 23 losses in the NPSL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

Philadelphia recorded 237 goals and surrendered 303. Don D'Ambra scored 33 goals for the KiXX, while Tony Bono, Scott Lawler, Joey Murtagh, Marcelo Valencia and Peter Vermes each netted fifteen or more, too. Omid Namazi contributed 42 assists. Pete Pappas topped the squad with 15 wins and a team-best 6.37 goals against average, pacing goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Dave MacWilliams coached the team. The 1996-97 Philadelphia KiXX lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill AndrackiGMay 25, 19695'11"175Prince William, VA
Vincent BeckDJanuary 26, 19635'8"165Greenock, Scotland
Tom BialekF5'9"160
Tony BonoM,DNovember 20, 19635'4"145Philadelphia, PA
Clark BrissonFebruary 9, 1969
Paul Cann
Leon Creary
Don D'AmbraFMay 5, 19725'10"190Philadelphia, PA
Trip Ellis
Willy GiummarraF
Nelson Gomez
Chris HandsorFJanuary 14, 19726'1"190Toronto, ON Canada
Scott HendersonD
Todd HoffardGMay 15, 1972
Larry Julius
Paul KitsonF,MMay 31, 19565'8"155London, England
Scott LawlerF5'7"185
Sauro Lazzeri
Jimmy McGeoughD,MFebruary 16, 19655'8"156Belfast, Northern Ireland
John McIntyre
Guillermo Mirando
Joey Murtagh
Omid NamaziD,MDecember 8, 19645'10"165Provo, UT
Doug Nevins
Pete PappasGJune 27, 19726'0"200Toronto, ON Canada
Christian PennyDFebruary 16, 19735'10"Rochford, England
Ivan Ponce
Gary Ross
Brian Theil
Marcelo Valencia
Mike Veneto
Peter VermesDNovember 21, 19666'1"175Willingboro, NJ