1976 Miami Toros season

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Miami Toros
1976 season
Manager England Ken Furphy
Stadium Tamiami Field stadium at Tamiami Park
NASL Eastern Division: Fifth place
Top goalscorer League:
South Africa Derek Smethurst
(20 goals)
All:
South Africa Derek Smethurst
(20 goals)
Average home league attendance 3,070
Home colors
Away colors

The 1976 Miami Toros season was the fourth season of the team, and the club's tenth season in professional soccer. This year, the team finished in fifth place of the Eastern Division and did not qualify for the North American Soccer League playoffs. At the end of the year, the club folded the team and moved to Fort Lauderdale, fielding a new team known as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers for the 1977 season.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

W = Wins, L = Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, PT= point system

6 points for a win, 1 point for a shootout win, 0 points for a loss, 1 point for each regulation goal scored up to three per game.

Atlantic Conference[edit]

Northern Division W L GF GA PT
Chicago Sting 15 9 52 32 132
Toronto Metros-Croatia 15 9 38 30 123
Rochester Lancers 13 11 36 32 114
Hartford Bicentennials 12 12 37 56 107
Boston Minutemen 7 17 35 64 74
Eastern Division W L GF GA PT
Tampa Bay Rowdies 18 6 58 30 154
New York Cosmos 16 8 65 34 148
Washington Diplomats 14 10 46 38 126
Philadelphia Atoms 8 16 32 49 80
Miami Toros 6 18 29 58 63

Pacific Conference[edit]

Western Division W L GF GA PT
Minnesota Kicks 15 9 54 33 138
Seattle Sounders 14 10 40 31 123
Vancouver Whitecaps 14 10 38 30 120
Portland Timbers 8 16 23 41 71
St. Louis Stars 5 19 29 57 58
Southern Division W L GF GA PT
San Jose Earthquakes 14 10 47 30 123
Dallas Tornado 13 11 44 45 117
Los Angeles Aztecs 12 12 43 44 108
San Antonio Thunder 12 12 38 32 107
San Diego Jaws 9 15 29 47 82

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Match reports[edit]

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Transfers[edit]

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