1978 Washington Diplomats Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 16-14 - 145 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Gordon Bradley (16-14)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 161,741, Avg. 10,783 in 15 home dates
1978 Washington Diplomats Roster

The Washington Diplomats of the North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 16 wins and 14 losses for 145 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

Washington chalked up 55 goals and conceded 47. Paul Cannell scored 14 goals for the Diplomats, while Sakib Viteskic, Mike Bakic and Ken Mokgojoa each netted five or more, too. Ray Graydon contributed 17 assists. Bill Irwin recorded a 0.99 goals against average, best among qualifying goalkeepers.

Gordon Bradley coached the team. The 1978 Washington Diplomats lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos GP GS G A Pts FC FS Y R OFF Shts S%
Paul CannellF24014735000000
Ken MokgojoaM26010626000000
Ray GraydonF26041725000000
Sakib ViteskicM3007721000000
Mike BakicF1706315000000
Guus HiddinkM1304513000000
Bobby StokesM2603612000000
Gary DarrellM190204000000
David ProctorF30102000000
Andries MasekoF120022000000
Jim SteeleD220022000000
Mike DillonD230022000000
Tommy O'HaraD280022000000
Manuel RoaM10000000000
Henny Van Der VeenM40000000000
Bob StetlerG70000000000
Alex PringleD110000000000
Roy WillnerD120000000000
Randy GarberM130000000000
Ane MihailovichM140000000000
Carmine MarcantonioM230000000000
Bill IrwinG270000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Bob Stetler70401:00000061.35021
Bill Irwin2702361:000005391.490178