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North American Soccer League 1976 Season

Atlantic Conference
Eastern Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Tampa Bay Rowdies 1 24 18 6 2 1 1 0 58 30 28 154 0.750
New York Cosmos 2 24 16 8 0 1 0 1 65 34 31 148 0.667
Washington Diplomats 3 24 14 10 1 0 1 1 46 38 8 126 0.583
Philadelphia Atoms 4 24 8 16 1 1 1 4 32 49 -17 80 0.333
Miami Toros 5 24 6 18 1 0 2 3 29 58 -29 63 0.250
Northern Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Chicago Sting 1 24 15 9 2 3 3 1 52 32 20 132 0.625
Toronto Metros-Croatia 2 24 15 9 0 1 4 2 38 30 8 123 0.625
Rochester Lancers 3 24 13 11 0 1 1 1 36 32 4 114 0.542
Hartford Bicentennials 4 24 12 12 1 0 4 2 37 56 -19 107 0.500
Boston Minutemen 5 24 7 17 0 1 1 2 35 64 -29 72 0.292
Pacific Conference
Southern Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
San Jose Earthquakes 1 24 14 10 0 0 0 2 47 30 17 123 0.583
Dallas Tornado 2 24 13 11 0 1 1 0 44 45 -1 117 0.542
Los Angeles Aztecs 3 24 12 12 1 0 3 2 43 44 -1 108 0.500
San Antonio Thunder 4 24 12 12 0 2 2 1 38 32 6 107 0.500
San Diego Jaws 5 24 9 15 3 1 0 3 29 47 -18 82 0.375
Western Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Minnesota Kicks 1 24 15 9 2 1 0 1 54 33 21 138 0.625
Seattle Sounders 2 24 14 10 3 1 2 1 40 31 9 123 0.583
Vancouver Whitecaps 3 24 14 10 3 0 2 1 38 30 8 120 0.583
Portland Timbers 4 24 8 16 0 1 1 1 23 41 -18 71 0.333
St. Louis Stars 5 24 5 19 0 4 0 0 28 57 -29 58 0.208

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