1978 New England Tea Men Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 19-11 - 165 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Noel Cantwell (19-11)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 180,954, Avg. 12,064 in 15 home dates
1978 New England Tea Men Roster

The New England Tea Men of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 19 wins and 11 losses for 165 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Tea Men scored 62 goals and gave up 39. Mike Flanagan netted 30 goals for New England, while Laurie Abrahams, Roger Gibbins and Gerry Daly each tallied five or more also. Laurie Abrahams recorded 10 assists. Kevin Keelan recorded a 0.82 goals against average, pacing regular keepers.

Noel Cantwell coached the team. The 1978 New England Tea Men lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Mike FlanaganF28030868000000
Laurie AbrahamsF17071024000000
Gerry DalyM1807519000000
Roger GibbinsF2205414000000
Keith WellerM2403814000000
Chris TurnerD2602610000000
Dennis WitM2702610000000
Juan CantilloM240077000000
Paddy PowellF200226000000
Peter CarrD300055000000
Kevin WelshF190124000000
Dave D'ErricoD240044000000
Brian AldersonM210113000000
Peter SimpsonD290022000000
Ben BrewsterD110011000000
Tim HunterF20000000000
Kirk PearsonG20000000000
Larry MayD40000000000
Kevin KeelanG290000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Kirk Pearson20142:00000110.63013
Kevin Keelan2902621:000007361.240158