1979 Detroit Express Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 14-16 - 133 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Ken Furphy (14-16)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 210,864, Avg. 14,058 in 15 home dates
1979 Detroit Express Roster

The Detroit Express of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 14 wins and 16 losses for 133 points in the NASL's Central Division.

The Express scored 60 goals and yielded 56. Keith Furphy and Trevor Francis netted 14 goals each for Detroit, while Graham Oates and Ted MacDougall tallied five or more, too. Graham Oates contributed 12 assists. Jim Brown earned a 1.18 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Ken Furphy coached the team. The 1979 Detroit Express lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Trevor FrancisF14014836000000
Keith FurphyF30014836000000
Ted MacDougallF19091129000000
Graham OatesD29051222000000
Roger OsborneM22021115000000
David BradfordM28021115000000
Bob RohrbachF80408000000
Angus MoffattM280088000000
Brian TinnionF160317000000
Danny VaughnF150237000000
Roberto De OliveiraF130146000000
Steve SeargeantD280055000000
Eddie ColquhounD280113000000
Niels GuldbjergF30102000000
Tony DunneD120022000000
Johann ScharmannM130022000000
Mick CoopD130011000000
Jim BrownG280011000000
Slobo IlijevskiG20000000000
Ivan BelfioreD30000000000
Benny DargleD60000000000
Paul HunterD240000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Slobo Ilijevski2090:00000011.0000
Jim Brown2802593:000006511.770151