1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1979 season
Manager England Ron Newman
Stadium Lockhart Stadium
NASL Eastern Division: Second place
Quartefinalist
Top goalscorer League:
West Germany Gerd Müller
(19 goals)

All:
West Germany Gerd Müller
(19 goals)
Average home league attendance 13,774
Home colors
Away colors

The 1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season was the third season of the Fort Lauderdale Striker's team, and the club's thirteenth season in professional soccer. The Strikers finished the regular season in second place in the Eastern Division of the North American Soccer League's American Conference, and qualified for the playoffs. They were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

Regular season W = Wins, L = Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, BP = Bonus Points, Pts = 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.

American Conference[edit]

Eastern Division W L GF GA BP Pts Home Road
Tampa Bay Rowdies 19 11 67 46 55 169 14-1 5-10
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 17 13 75 64 63 165 9-6 8-7
Philadelphia Fury 10 20 55 60 51 111 10-5 0-15
New England Tea Men 12 18 41 56 41 110 8-7 4-11

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

First round[edit]

Lower seed Higher seed Game 1 Game 2 Mini-game (lower seed hosts Game 1)
Chicago Sting - Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2–0 1–0 x August 15 • Soldier Field • 10,019
August 18 • Lockhart Stadium • 13,691

Bracket[edit]

Match reports[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers

References[edit]

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