1979 Minnesota Kicks Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 21-9 - 184 points
in the NASL's Central Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Roy McCrohan (21-9)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Attendance: 368,705, Avg. 24,580 in 15 home dates
1979 Minnesota Kicks Roster

The Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 21 wins and 9 losses for 184 points in the NASL's Central Division.

Minnesota recorded 67 goals and conceded 48. Alan Willey scored 21 goals for the Kicks, while Patrick Ntsoelengoe, Ian Hamilton and Ron Futcher each netted five or more as well. Willie Morgan contributed 14 assists. Volkmar Gross recorded a 0.65 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Roy McCrohan coached the team. The 1979 Minnesota Kicks lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Alan WilleyF29021749000000
Ron FutcherF24014735000000
Patrick NtsoelengoeM29081127000000
Alan WestM19031016000000
Willie MorganF24011416000000
Ian HamiltonF1805515000000
Alan MerrickD2703713000000
Steve LittD2903410000000
Ricardo AlonsoF120226000000
Bjorn NordqvistD300135000000
Tony WantD270055000000
Mike McLenaghenM/D200044000000
Tim TwellmanM140113000000
Lucas MoripeF10102000000
Greg VillaF20102000000
Tino LettieriG160022000000
Tony BettsM10011000000
Mark MoranM120011000000
Ray MartinD10000000000
Tony SuffleM10000000000
Trevor FranklinD10000000000
Greg RyanD10000000000
Alex RosulD10000000000
Don HuberF10000000000
Geoff BarnettG10000000000
Gary VogelD100000000000
Volkmar GrossG150000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Volkmar Gross1502042:000004220.970137
Tino Lettieri1601378:000002251.63091
Geoff Barnett1045:00000012.0003