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NASL II
Minnesota Stars/
Minnesota Stars FC
2011-Present
USSF D2
NSC Minnesota
2010
USISL/USL:
1990-2009
Thunder
Early 1990-1994
1994-2009
MISL: 1984-1988
Strikers
Minnesota Strikers page of the Dallas Sidekicks Historical Archive
NASL I: 1976-1984
Kicks
Developmental
1997-2001
Twin Cities Tornado
Team Ownership
 
History of Professional Soccer in Minnesota
 
Major Indoor Soccer League, 1978-1992
 
Minnesota Strikers - 1984-85
Before the season, San Diego, Chicago, New York, and Minnesota rejoined the league from the NASL. Memphis moved to Las Vegas and New Jersey moved to Dallas.
G W L % GB
Eastern Division
Baltimore Blast 48 32 16 .681 --
Chicago Sting 48 28 20 .583 4
Cleveland Force 48 27 21 .553 5
Minnesota Strikers 48 24 24 .500 8
St. Louis Steamers 48 24 24 .500 8
Pittsburgh Spirit 48 19 29 .396 13
New York Cosmos 48 11 22 .333 --
 
Western Division
San Diego Sockers 48 37 11 .771 --
Las Vegas Americans 48 30 18 .625 7
Los Angeles Lazers 48 24 24 .500 13
Kansas City Comets 48 22 26 .458 15
Wichita Wings 48 21 26 .437 15.5
Tacoma Stars 48 17 31 .354 20
Dallas Sidekicks 48 12 36 .250 25

Wild-Cards: Kansas City Defeated St. Louis, 5-4(OT), 4-3(OT).
Minnesota defeated Wichita (2-1, 3-8, 3-2(OT).
Quarterfinals: Cleveland defeated Chicago 5-4(OT), 4-8, 6-1, 5-4(OT).
San Diego defeated Kansas City, 4-3(OT), 11-7, 3-2.
Baltimore defeated Los Angeles, 4-3, 12-3, 5-4.
Minnesota defeated Las Vegas, 6-5, 4-6, 3-2, 4-1.
Semifinals: San Diego def. Minnesota, 8-1, 6-5(OT), 5-8, 3-4(SO), 8-0
Baltimore defeated Cleveland, 6-5, 3-5, 4-3, 7-6, 7-4.
CHAMPIONSHIP: San Diego defeated Baltimore, 5-4, 7-3, 6-10, 14-2, 5-3.
Cosmos withdrew after 33 games (Folded after playing several exhibition games). After the season, Las Vegas folded.
Data Sources:

US Soccer History Archives maintained by Dave Litterer, the most complete online source of information on the NASL, MISL and the USISL.