1977 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1977 season
Manager England Ron Newman
Stadium Lockhart Stadium
NASL Eastern Division: First place
Regular season: Champions
Top goalscorer League:
Trinidad and Tobago Steve David (26)
All:
Trinidad and Tobago Steve David (26)
Average home league attendance 8,148
Home colors
Away colors

The 1977 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season was the first season of the new team, and the club's eleventh season in professional soccer. It is also the first ever incarnation of the club's new name. Previously they were known as the Miami Toros. In this year, the team won the North American Soccer League Eastern Conference and the Regular Season.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

W = Wins, L = Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, BP = Bonus Points, Pts= point system

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

Atlantic Conference[edit]

Eastern Division W L GF GA BP Pts Home Road
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 19 7 49 29 47 161 11-2 8-5
Cosmos 15 11 60 39 50 140 10-3 5-8
Tampa Bay Rowdies 14 12 55 45 47 131 11-2 3-10
Washington Diplomats 10 16 32 49 32 92 6-7 4-9
Northern Division W L GF GA BP Pts Home Road
Toronto Metros-Croatia 13 13 42 38 37 115 8-5 5-8
St. Louis Stars 12 14 33 35 32 104 7-6 5-8
Rochester Lancers 11 15 34 41 33 99 10-3 1-12
Chicago Sting 10 16 31 43 28 88 4-9 6-7
Connecticut Bicentennials 7 19 34 65 30 72 4-9 3-10

Pacific Conference[edit]

Southern Division W L GF GA BP Pts Home Road
Dallas Tornado 18 8 56 37 53 161 11-2 7-6
Los Angeles Aztecs 15 11 65 54 57 147 8-5 7-6
San Jose Earthquakes 14 12 37 44 35 119 9-4 5-8
Team Hawaii 11 15 45 59 40 106 7-6 4-9
Las Vegas Quicksilvers 11 15 38 44 37 103 8-5 3-10
Western Division W L GF GA BP Pts Home Road
Minnesota Kicks 16 10 44 36 41 137 11-2 5-8
Vancouver Whitecaps 14 12 43 36 40 124 10-3 4-9
Seattle Sounders 14 12 43 34 39 123 9-4 5-8
Portland Timbers 10 16 39 42 38 98 7-6 3-10

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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