1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 17-13 - 165 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Ron Newman (17-13)
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Attendance: 205,616, Avg. 13,708 in 15 home dates
1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Roster

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 17 wins and 13 losses for 165 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Strikers chalked up 75 goals and yielded 65. Gerd Mueller scored 19 goals for Fort Lauderdale, while Maurice Whittle, Ray Hudson, Terry Park, David Irving, Clive Walker and Teofilo Cubillas each contributed five or more as well. Teofilo Cubillas recorded 18 assists. Arnie Mausser recorded a 1.32 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Ron Newman coached the team. The 1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Gerd MuellerF250191755000000
Teofilo CubillasF300161850000000
Clive WalkerF2209725000000
David IrvingF2408925000000
Ray HudsonM23061325000000
Maurice WhittleD3006517000000
Terry ParkM2705717000000
George BestF1902711000000
Ken FogartyD100135000000
Tony WhelanF290135000000
Gary JonesF60124000000
Nico BodonczyF80113000000
Tibor GemeriM130022000000
Gary StanleyD200022000000
Curtis LeeperM40011000000
Al NjieF60011000000
Steve RalbovskyD110011000000
Alvin JamesM10000000000
Dennis VaningerF10000000000
Steve ZerhusenG10000000000
David ChadwickM10000000000
Mike FazeeF10000000000
Mike Ortiz-VelezM10000000000
Norman DemersD10000000000
Joe SalsamendiGK10000000000
Ron NewmanM10000000000
Daniel GastonD10000000000
Al SalsamendiG10000000000
M. CouganM10000000000
Guy NewmanD50000000000
Colin FowlesM70000000000
Roy WiggemansenD110000000000
Bob CorishD140000000000
Arnie MausserG290000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Joe Salsamendi100:000000000
Al Salsamendi100:000000000
Arnie Mausser2902637:000003581.980193
Steve Zerhusen1018:000000210.0001