1979 Washington Diplomats Statistics

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 19-11 - 172 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: Gordon Bradley (19-11)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 179,600, Avg. 11,973 in 15 home dates
1979 Washington Diplomats Roster

The Washington Diplomats of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 19 wins and 11 losses for 172 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Diplomats netted 68 goals and allowed 50. Alan Green scored 16 goals for Washington, while Paul Cannell, Sonny Askew, Joe Horvath and Bobby Stokes each contributed five or more also. Joe Horvath accounted for 18 assists. Bill Irwin recorded a 0.97 goals against average, best among qualifying goalkeepers.

Gordon Bradley coached the team. The 1979 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%
Alan GreenF23016941000000
Joe HorvathM26071832000000
Paul CannellF23010626000000
Sonny AskewF2908622000000
Bobby StokesF2908622000000
Ken MokgojoaF190419000000
Sakib ViteskicM170168000000
Rene BreevoortM200237000000
Don DroegeD230215000000
Jim SteeleD170135000000
Robert IarusciD280044000000
Andries MasekoF90113000000
Mike DillonD240113000000
Tommy O'HaraD290113000000
Mike BakicF30033000000
Carmine MarcantonioM130102000000
Tony CrescitelliF70022000000
Ane MihailovichD100011000000
Dragan RadovichG10000000000
Gary DarrellD10000000000
Danny MolendykF10000000000
Bob StetlerG20000000000
Bill IrwinG280000000000


Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Bill Irwin2802603:000004421.450134
Bob Stetler20195:00000041.85014
Dragan Radovich1032:00000012.8102