1978 Detroit Express Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 20-10 - 176 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Ken Furphy (20-10)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 182,906, Avg. 12,194 in 15 home dates
1978 Detroit Express Roster

The Detroit Express of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 20 wins and 10 losses for 176 points in the NASL's Central Division.

Detroit netted 68 goals and yielded 36. Trevor Francis scored 22 goals for the Express, while Keith Furphy, Alan Brazil and David Bradford each tallied five or more also. Keith Furphy contributed 12 assists.

Ken Furphy coached the team. The 1978 Detroit Express lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Trevor FrancisF190221054000000
Keith FurphyF300111234000000
David BradfordM30091129000000
Alan BrazilF2109725000000
Steve DavidF110248000000
Angus MoffattM270168000000
Graham OatesD270237000000
Mick LeachF230306000000
Danny VaughnF90204000000
Eddie ColquhounD240204000000
Steve EarleF150033000000
Steve SeargeantD300033000000
Ian DaviesD300033000000
Roberto De OliveiraF30011000000
Roy SinclairM30011000000
Brian TinnionF50011000000
Slobo IlijevskiG10000000000
Dave HoffmeyerM10000000000
Dave SheltonM50000000000
Paul HunterD300000000000
Steve HardwickG300000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Slobo Ilijevski1016:00000000.0000
Steve Hardwick3002734:000009361.190179