NASL Awards and Honors

Maintained by David Litterer spectrum@sover.net

NASL Most Valuable Player

Year   Player              Team
----   ------              ----
1967   Ruben Navarro       Philadelphia Spartans
1968   John Kowalik        Chicago Mustangs
1969   Cirilio Fernandez   Kansas City Spurs
1970   Carlos Metidieri    Rochester Lancers
1971   Carlos Metidieri    Rochester Lancers
1972   Randy Horton        New York Cosmos
1973   Warren Archibald    Miami Toros
1974   Peter Silvester     Baltimore Comets
1975   Steve David         Miami Toros
1976   Pele                New York Cosmos
1977   Franz Beckenbauer   New York Cosmos
1978   Mike Flanagan       New England Tea Men
1979   Johan Cruyff        Los Angeles Aztecs
1980   Roger Davies        Seattle Sounders
1981   Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos
1982   Peter Ward          Seattle Sounders
1983   Roberto Cabanas     New York Cosmos
1984   Steve Zungul        Golden Bay Earthquakes

NASL Coach of the Year

Year   Coach               Team
----   -----               ----
1967   ?                   ?
1968   Phil Woosnam        Atlanta Chiefs
1969   N/A
1970   N/A
1971   N/A
1972   Casey Frankiewicz   St. Louis Stars
1973   Al Miller           Philadelphia Atoms
1974   John Young          Miami Toros
1975   John Sewell         St. Louis Stars
1976   Eddie Firmani       Tampa Bay Rowdies
1977   Ron Newman          Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1978   Tony Waiters        Vancouver Whitecaps
1979   Timo Liekoski       Houston Hurricane
1980   Alan Hinton         Seattle Sounders
1981   Willy Roy           Chicago Sting
1982   John Giles          Vancouver Whitecaps
1983   Don Popovic         Golden Bay Earthquakes


NASL Rookie of the Year

Year   Player              Team
----   ------              ----
1967   Willie Roy          Chicago Spurs
1968   Kaizer Motaung      Atlanta Chiefs
1969   Siegfried Stritzl   Baltimore Bays
1970   Jim Leeker          St. Louis Stars
1971   Randy Horton        New York Cosmos
1972   Mike Winter         St. Louis Stars
1973   Kyle Rote, Jr.      Dallas Tornado
1974   Douglas McMillan    Los Angeles Aztecs
1975   Chris Bahr          Philadelphia Atoms
1976   Steve Pecher        Dallas Tornado
1977   Jim McAlister       Seattle Sounders
1978   Gary Etherington    New York Cosmos
1979   Larry Hulcer        Los Angeles Aztecs
1980   Jeff Durgan         New York Cosmos
1981   Joe Morrone         Tulsa Roughnecks
1982   Pedro DeBrito       Tampa Bay Rowdies
1983   Gregg Thompson      Tampa Bay Rowdies
1984   Roy Wegerle         Tampa Bay Rowdies

NASL Leading Scorers

NASL points system: 2 points per goal, 1 point per assist
Key: Gm = Games : Gl = Goals : As = Assists : Pt = Points
Year    Player              Team                     Gm   Gl As  Pt
----    ------              ----                     --   -- --  --
1967    Yanko Daucik        Toronto Falcons          17   20  8  48
1968    John Mowalik        Chicago Mustangs         28   30  9  69
1969    Kaizer Motaung      Atlanta Chiefs           15   16  4  36
1970    Kirk Apostolidis    Dallas Tornado           19   16  3  35
        Carlos Metidieri    Rochester Lancers        22   14  7  35
1971    Carlos Metidieri    Rochester Lancers        24   19  8  46
1972    Randy Horton        New York Cosmos          13    9  4  22
1973    Kyle Rote, Jr.      Dallas Tornado           18   10 10  30
1974    Paul Child          San Jose Earthquakes     20   15  6  36
1975    Steve David         Miami Toros              21   23  6  52
1976    Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos          19   19 11  49
1977    Steve David         Los Angeles Aztecs       24   26  6  58
1978    Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos          30   34 11  79
1979    Oscar Fabbiani      Tampa Bay Rowdies        26   25  8  58
1980    Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos          32   32 13  77
1981    Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos          32   29 16  74
1982    Giorgio Chinaglia   New York Cosmos          32   20 15  55
1983    Roberto Cabanas     New York Cosmos          28   25 16  66
1984    Steve Zungul        Golden Bay Earthquakes   24   20 10  50

NASL Leading Goalkeepers

Min = Minutes Played, Sv = Saves, GA = Goals Allowed, SO = Shutouts GAA = Goals Allowed Average (per 90 minutes)
Year   Player             Team                   Min.   Sv.   GA   SO    GAA
----   ------             ----                   ----   ---   --   --    ---
1967   Mirko Stojanovic   Oakland Clippers       2610   287   29   10   1.00
1968   Ataulfo Sanchez    San Diego Toros        1849   130   19   na   0.93
1969   Manfred Kammerer   Atlanta Chiefs         1260    56   15    4   1.07
1970   Lincoln Phillips   Washington Darts       1989    96   21   12   0.95
1971   Mirko Stojanovic   Dallas Tornado         1359    91   11    8   0.79
1972   Ken Cooper         Dallas Tornado         1260   107   12    6   0.86
1973   Bob Rigby          Philadelphia Atoms     1157    78    8    6   0.62
1974   Barry Watling      Seattle Sounders       1800   132   16    8   0.80
1975   Shep Messing       Boston Minutemen       1639   140   17    6   0.93
1976   Tony Chursky       Seattle Sounders       1981   135   20    9   0.91
1977   Ken Cooper         Dallas Tornado         2100   120   21    8   0.90
1978   Phil Parkes        Vancouver Whitecaps    2650   133   28   10   0.95
1979   Phil Parkes        Vancouver Whitecaps    2705   100   29    7   0.96
1980   Jack Brand         Seattle Sounders       2975   170   30   15   0.91
1981   Arnie Mausser      Jacksonville Tea Men   2906   177   39    6   1.21
1982   Tino Lettieri      Vancouver Whitecaps    2506   130   34    4   1.23
1983   Tino Lettieri      Vancouver Whitecaps    2594   159   25   11   0.86
1984   Paul Hammond       Toronto Blizzard       1937    60   25    7   1.16

This page was compiled by David Whitney

Last update: Sepember 12, 1995

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