1979 Los Angeles Aztecs Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 18-12 - 162 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Rinus Michels (18-12)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 215,003, Avg. 14,334 in 15 home dates
1979 Los Angeles Aztecs Roster

The Los Angeles Aztecs of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 18 wins and 12 losses for 162 points in the NASL's Western Division.

The Aztecs scored 62 goals and conceded 47. Leo Van Veen and Johan Cruyff netted 13 goals each for Los Angeles, while Thomas Rongen, Chris Dangerfield, Walter Wagner and Hubert Smeets each tallied five or more also. Johan Cruyff contributed 15 assists. Bob Rigby earned a 1.08 goals against average, topping qualifying goalkeepers.

Rinus Michels coached the team. The 1979 Los Angeles Aztecs lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Johan CruyffM230131541000000
Leo Van VeenM26013632000000
Chris DangerfieldF2209422000000
Hubert SmeetsF2408319000000
Walter WagnerF2108117000000
Thomas RongenM3006517000000
Bobby SibbaldD300157000000
Angelo DiBernardoF150135000000
Mihalj KeriD300135000000
George KottanM80124000000
Larry HulcerM220044000000
Wim SuurbierD240102000000
Sanchez GalindoD100022000000
Jim MillinderM40011000000
Dave SheltonM100011000000
Vito DimitrijevicM200011000000
George DewsnipF10000000000
Sammy LlewellynF40000000000
Colin BoultonG120000000000
Bob RigbyG180000000000
John McGraneD280000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dave Morrison100:000001000
Colin Boulton1201110:000004151.22043
Bob Rigby1801674:000004301.61070