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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 - 1977
Before the season, Miami moved to Ft. Lauderdale, San Antonio moved to Hawaii, and San Diego moved to Las Vegas. New York changed their name to Cosmos.
ATLANTIC CONFERENCE
G W L GF GA PTS % Att.
Northern Division
Toronto Metros-Croatia 26 13 13 42 38 115 .500 7,336
St.Louis Stars 26 12 14 33 35 104 .461 9,794
Rochester Lancers 26 11 15 34 41 99 .423 6,065
Chicago Sting 26 10 16 31 43 88 .384 5,199
Connecticut Bicentennials 26 7 19 34 65 72 .269 3,848
Eastern Division
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 26 19 7 49 29 161 .730 7,939
Cosmos 26 15 11 60 39 140 .576 34,142
Tampa Bay Rowdies 26 14 12 55 45 131 .538 19,491
Washington Diplomats 26 10 16 32 49 92 .384 13,058
PACIFIC CONFERENCE
Western Division
Minnesota Kicks 26 16 10 44 36 137 .615 32,775
Vancouver Whitecaps 26 14 12 43 36 124 .538 11,897
Seattle Sounders 26 14 12 43 34 123 .538 24,228
Portland Timbers 26 10 16 39 42 98 .384 13,216
Southern Division
Dallas Tornado 26 18 8 56 37 161 .692 16,511
San Jose Earthquakes 26 14 12 37 44 119 .538 17,739
Los Angeles Aztecs 26 14 12 37 44 119 .538 9,643
Team Hawaii 26 11 15 45 59 106 .423 4,550
Las Vegas Quicksilver 26 11 15 38 44 103 .423 7,092

1st Round: Cosmos defeated Tampa Bay 3-0,
Seattle defeated Vancouver 1-0,
Los Angeles defeated San Jose 2-1,
Rochester defeated St. Louis 1-0 (SO).
2nd Round: Cosmos defeated Ft. Lauderdale 0-3,3-2(SO),
Seattle defeated Minnesota 2-1(OT),1-0,
Rochester defeated Toronto 1-0(S),1-0,
Los Angeles defeated Dallas 3-1,5-1.
Semi-Finals: Cosmos defeated Rochester 2-1,4-1,
Seattle defeated Los Angeles 3-1,1-0.
SOCCER BOWL-77, at Portland: New York 2 Seattle 1
Data Sources:

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