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1978 New York Cosmos Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 24-6 - 212 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Won Championship
Coach: Eddie Firmani (24-6)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 717,842, Avg. 47,856 in 15 home dates
1978 New York Cosmos Roster

The New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 24 wins and 6 losses for 212 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Cosmos netted 88 goals, tops in the circuit. New York gave up 39 goals. Giorgio Chinaglia scored 34 goals for the team, while Franz Beckenbauer, Dennis Tueart, Vladislav Bogicevic and Steve Hunt each tallied five or more as well. Vladislav Bogicevic recorded 17 assists. Erol Yasin recorded a 0.75 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Eddie Firmani coached the team. The 1978 New York Cosmos won the Championship.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Giorgio ChinagliaF300341179000000
Vladislav BogicevicM300101737000000
Steve HuntF250121236000000
Dennis TueartF200101232000000
Franz BeckenbauerD27081632000000
Gary EtheringtonF21031117000000
Santiago FormosoD2602711000000
Robert IarusciD180226000000
Carlos AlbertoD250226000000
Terry GarbettM150215000000
Vito DimitrijevicM180124000000
Werner RothD260124000000
Ron AtanasioF60102000000
Fred GrgurevF130022000000
Ricky DavisM110011000000
Nelsi MoraisM150011000000
David BrcicG10000000000
Tony DonlicF10000000000
Garry AyreD40000000000
Bobby SmithD90000000000
Jack BrandG100000000000
Giuseppe WilsonD160000000000
Erol YasinG220000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Erol Yasin2201916:000006241.130130
Jack Brand100753:000001121.43049
David Brcic1045:00000024.0002