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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 - 1980
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
G W L GF GA PTS % Att.
Eastern Division
New York Cosmos 32 24 8 87 41 213 .750 42,754
Washington Diplomats 32 17 15 72 61 159 .531 19,205
Toronto Blizzard 32 14 18 49 65 128 .437 15,043
Rochester Lancers 32 12 20 42 67 109 .375 7,757
Central Division
Dallas Tornado 32 18 14 57 58 157 .562 6,752
Minnesota Kicks 32 16 16 66 56 147 .500 18,279
Tulsa Roughnecks 32 15 17 56 62 139 .468 19,787
Atlanta Chiefs 32 7 25 34 84 74 .218 4,884
Western Division
Seattle Sounders 32 25 7 74 31 107 .781 24,246
Los Angeles Aztecs 32 20 12 61 52 174 .625 12,057
Vancouver Whitecaps 32 16 16 52 47 139 .500 26,834
Portland Timbers 32 15 17 50 53 133 .468 10,210
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Eastern Division
Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 19 13 61 50 168 .593 28,435
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 18 14 61 55 163 .562 14,279
New England Tea Men 32 18 14 54 56 154 .562 8,748
Philadelphia Fury 32 10 22 42 68 98 .312 4,465
Central Division
Chicago Sting 32 21 11 80 50 187 .656 11,672
Houston Hurricane 32 14 18 56 69 130 .437 5,818
Detroit Express 32 14 18 51 52 129 .437 11,198
Memphis Rogues 32 14 18 49 57 126 .437 9,864
Western Division
Edmonton Drillers 32 17 15 58 51 149 .531 10,920
California Surf 32 15 17 61 67 144 .468 7,593
San Diego Sockers 32 16 16 53 51 140 .500 12,690
San Jose Earthquakes 32 9 23 45 68 95 .281 13,169

1st Round: Tampa Bay defeated New England 1-0,4-0,
San Diego defeated Chicago 2-1,2-3,2-1(SO,m-g),
Edmonton defeated Houston 2-1,0-1,1-0(m-g),
New York defeated Tulsa 3-1,8-1,
Seattle defeated Vancouver 2-1,3-1,
Dallas defeated Minnesota 1-0,2-0,
Los Angeles defeated Washington 0-1,2-1(SO),2-0(m-g),
Ft. Lauderdale defeated California 2-1,0-2,1-0(SO,m-g).
Quarter Finals: New York defeated Dallas 3-2,0-3,3-0(m-g),
Los Angeles defeated Seattle 3-0,0-4,2-1(SO,m-g),
San Diego defeated Tampa Bay 6-3,0-6,2-1(SO,m-g),
Ft. Lauderdale defeated Edmonton 1-0,2-3(SO),2-0(m-g).
Semi-Finals: Ft. Lauderdale defeated San Diego 2-1,2-4,3-0(m-g),
New York defeated Los Angeles 2-1,3-1.
SOCCER BOWL-'80, at Washington: New York 3 Fort Lauderdale 0.
After the season, Houston, Washington and Rochester folded.
Data Sources:

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