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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
 
North American Soccer League - 1976-1984
 
Minnesota Kicks - 1976
Before the season, Denver moved to Minnesota, and Baltimore moved to San Diego
ATLANTIC CONFERENCE
G W L GF GA PTS % Att.
Northern Division
Chicago Sting 24 15 9 52 32 132 .625 5,801
Toronto Metros-Croatia 24 15 9 38 30 123 .625 5,555
Rochester Lancers 24 13 11 36 32 114 .541 5,159
Hartford Bicentennials 24 12 12 37 56 107 .500 3,420
Boston Minutemen 24 7 17 35 64 72 .291 2,571
Eastern Division
Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 18 6 58 30 154 .750 16,452
New York Cosmos 24 16 8 65 34 148 .666 18,227
Washington Diplomats 24 14 10 46 38 126 .583 6,011
Philadelphia Atoms 24 8 16 32 49 80 .333 5,912
Miami Toros 24 6 18 29 58 63 .250 3,070
PACIFIC CONFERENCE
Western Division
Minnesota Kicks 24 15 9 54 33 138 .625 23,121
Seattle Sounders 24 14 10 40 31 123 .583 23,828
Vancouver Whitecaps 24 14 10 38 30 120 .583 8,655
Portland Timbers 24 8 16 23 41 71 .333 20,515
St.Louis Stars 24 5 19 28 57 58 .208 6,150
Southern Division
San Jose Earthquakes 24 14 10 47 30 123 .583 19,826
Dallas Tornado 24 13 11 44 45 117 .541 14,095
Los Angeles Aztecs 24 12 12 43 44 108 .500 8,027
San Antonio Thunder 24 12 12 38 32 107 .500 5,064
San Diego Jaws 24 9 15 29 47 82 .375 6,320

1st Round: New York defeated Washington 2-0,
Toronto defeated Rochester 2-1,
Dallas defeated Los Angeles 2-0,
Seattle defeated Vancouver 1-0,
Tampa Bay defeated Hartford 3-1.
Quarter Finals: Tampa Bay defeated New York 2-0,
Toronto defeated Chicago 3-2,
San Jose defeated Dallas 2-0,
Minnesota defeated Seattle 3-0.
Semi-Finals: Toronto defeated Tampa Bay 2-0,
Minnesota defeated San Jose 3-1.
SOCCER BOWL-76, at Seattle: Toronto 3 Minnesota 0
After the season, Boston and Philadelphia 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.