1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Statistics

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EASTERN DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

EASTERN DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

Tampa Bay Rowdies

19

0

11

67

46

+21

169

New York Cosmos

24

0

6

84

52

+32

216

Fort Lauderdale Strikers

17

0

13

75

65

+10

165

Washington Diplomats

19

0

11

68

50

+18

172

Philadelphia Fury

10

0

20

55

60

-5

111

Toronto Blizzard

14

0

16

52

65

-13

133

New England Tea Men

12

0

18

41

56

-15

110

Rochester Lancers

15

0

15

43

57

-14

132

CENTRAL DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

CENTRAL DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

Houston Hurricane

22

0

8

61

46

+15

187

Minnesota Kicks

21

0

9

67

48

+19

184

Chicago Sting

16

0

14

70

62

+8

159

Dallas Tornado

17

0

13

53

51

+2

152

Detroit Express

14

0

16

61

56

+5

133

Tulsa Roughnecks

14

0

16

61

56

+5

139

Memphis Rogues

6

0

24

38

74

-36

73

Atlanta Chiefs

12

0

18

59

61

-2

121

WESTERN DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

WESTERN DIVISION

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts.

San Diego Sockers

15

0

15

59

55

+4

140

Vancouver Whitecaps

20

0

10

54

34

+20

172

California Surf

15

0

15

53

56

-3

140

Los Angeles Aztecs

18

0

12

62

47

+15

162

Edmonton Drillers

8

0

22

43

78

-35

88

Seattle Sounders

13

0

17

58

52

+6

125

San Jose Earthquakes

8

0

22

41

74

-33

86

Portland Timbers

11

0

19

50

75

-25

112

Home Record : 10 - 5, Average Home Attendance : 13,774
Away Record : 7 - 8, Average Away Attendance : 17,273

NASL Playoffs:
First Round: Fort Lauderdale  0 at Chicago  2
Chicago  1 at Fort Lauderdale  0
(Sting win series 2-0)
     
Goals Leaders: Gerd Müller 19 Assists Leaders: Teofilo Cubillas 18
(including playoffs) Teofilo Cubillas 16 (including playoffs) Gerd Müller 17
Clive Walker 9 Ray Hudson 13
David Irving 8 David Irving 9
Ray Hudson 6 George Best 7
Maurice Whittle 6 Terry Park 7
Clive Walker 7

Final 1979 Regular Season Statistics

Player Games Minutes Shots Goals Assists Points
Gerd Müller 25 2269 98 19 17 55
Teofilo Cubillas 30 2727 72 16 18 50
Clive Walker 22 1824 57 9 7 25
David Irving 24 1979 58 8 9 25
Ray Hudson 23 1943 53 6 13 25
Maurice Whittle 30 2745 52 6 5 17
Terry Park 27 2134 55 5 7 17
George Best 19 1191 54 2 7 11
Tony Whelan 29 2645 13 1 3 5
Gary Jones 6 435 7 1 2 4
Nico Bodonczy 8 212 11 1 1 3
Gary Stanley 20 1695 14 0 2 2
Tibor Gemeri 13 778 6 0 2 2
Curtis Leeper 4 - - 0 1 1
Steve Ralbovsky 11 876 2 0 1 1
Al Njie 6 89 0 0 1 1
Arnie Mausser 29 2637 0 0 0 0
Bob Corish 14 1052 1 0 0 0
Ken Fogarty 10 883 2 0 0 0
Colin Fowles 7 546 5 0 0 0
Roy Wiggemansen 11 377 1 0 0 0
Guy Newman 5 238 1 0 0 0
Mike Ortiz-Velez 1 90 1 0 0 0
Steve Zerhusen 1 18 0 0 0 0
David Chadwick * 1 - - 0 0 0
Cougan * 1 - - 0 0 0
Norman Demers * 1 - - 0 0 0
Mike Fazee * 1 - - 0 0 0
Daniel Gaston * 1 - - 0 0 0
James * 1 - - 0 0 0
Ron Newman * 1 - - 0 0 0
Al Salsamendi * 1 - 0 0 0 0
Joe Salsamendi * 1 - 0 0 0 0
Dennis Vaninger * 1 - - 0 0 0
STRIKERS 30 2745 563 74 96 244
OPPONENTS 30 2745 634 64 84 212
* played only in 4th match of the season during a brief players strike.

 

Goalkeeping Games Minutes Goals Saves Shutouts Avg.
Arnie Mausser 29 2637 58 193 3 1.97
Al & Joe Salsamendi * 1 90 4 3 0 4.00
Steve Zerhusen 1 18 2 1 0 10.00
STRIKERS 30 2745 64 197 3 2.10
OPPONENTS 30 2745 74 201 2 2.43
* played only in 4th match of the season during a brief players strike.

Game Results

Date Opponent Score   Attendance
March 25 at Washington Diplomats 1-2 L 12,264
March 31 New England Tea Men 2-0 W 13,799
April 8 at Toronto Blizzard 2-1 W 18,552
April 14 Washington Diplomats 0-4 L 13,790
April 22 at New York Cosmos 2-3 L 72,342
April 28 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-2 L 16,668
May 5 at Philadelphia Fury 1-2 L 4,437
May 12 Toronto Blizzard 4-0 W 11,161
May 20 at Minnesota Kicks 4-1 W 18,239
May 26 Memphis Rogues 3-1 W 13,052
June 6 Edmonton Drillers 6-1 W 90,898
June 9 at Houston Hurricane 1-3 L 7,390
June 13 Houston Hurricane 4-0 W 11,580
June 16 San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 W 11,104
June 20 Tulsa Roughnecks 3-2 W 10,289
June 23 at Tampa Bay Rowdies 2-1 W 41,102
June 27 at Detroit Express 2-8 L 17,229
June 30 Vancouver Whitecaps 3-2 W (SO) 15,290
July 4 Chicago Sting 2-3 L 19,850
July 7 at San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 W 15,099
July 11 at San Diego Sockers 3-2 W 11,302
July 14 at Rochester Lancers 1-2 L 6,529
July 18 New York Cosmos 3-4 L 19,850
July 21 at Portland Timbers 1-4 L 11,097
July 25 at California Surf 6-3 W 8,765
July 28 San Diego Sockers 4-3 W 13,752
August 1 Rochester Lancers 1-2 L 13,057
August 4 at New England Tea Men 4-3 W 6,129
August 8 at Chicago Sting 0-2 L 8,612
August 10 Philadelphia Fury 4-1 W 14,285
 
Playoffs
August 15 at Chicago Sting 0-2 L 10,019
August 18 Chicago Sting 0-1 L 13,691