Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Sunday, September 26, 2010

STING vs MANCHESTER UNITED, 1976




















Chicago ties Manchester United 2-2 on May 26, 1976.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

SURF vs ROUGHNECKS, 1978





















Future Arsenal FC manager George Graham (R) Heads away from Tulsa's Vukan Perovic at Anaheim Stadium, June 13, 1978. California shut out the Roughnecks 3-0.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

MINNESOTA KICKS, 1976

COSMOS vs STING, 1981



Action from the June 28, 1981 match played at Chicago's Wrigley Field. The Sting came out on top 6-5 in front of 35,501 fans
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Friday, September 10, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

ADIDAS "RETRO" WASHINGTON DIPLOMATS JACKET

























I bought this from a soccer shop a few years ago. It is part of a "retro" soccer line that Adidas put out featuring some of the NASL teams. I wish they had put out more!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

STRIKERS vs AZTECS, 1981
















Strikers' goalie Jan Van Beveren punches the ball clear of an Aztec attacker in the July 11, 1981 match at Ft. Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium. Led by Teofilo Cubillas' four goals, the Strikers pounded Los Angeles 6-2.

Monday, September 6, 2010

NICK NICKOLAS, 1976





















Portland Timbers' defender Nick Nickolas at a community event appearance in 1976.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

MIKE ENGLAND, 1977

























Mike England is all smiles after the Sounders' 1-0 playoff win against Minnesota at the Kingdome, August 17, 1977.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

AZTECS vs COSMOS, 1977

















George Best looks on as Martin Cohen (C) moves to block Pele at the L.A. Coliseum, July 2, 1977.  The Aztecs avenged an earlier drubbing by beating the Cosmos 4-1 in front of their biggest home crowd of the season, 32,165.