Saturday, January 29, 2011

FRANZ BECKENBAUER, 1980

























Franz Beckenbauer leaves the Cosmos for Hamburg SV. Here he is shown heading back to Germany, accompanied by his manager (r).

Sunday, January 23, 2011

BOBBY MOORE, 1976

























Bobby Moore lines up with Team USA during the 1976 US Bicentennial Cup Tournament.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

SOUNDERS vs PORTLAND, 1976




















Timbers' forward Ike Mackay (C) gets tangled up with the Sounder's Jimmy Gabriel (L) and Dave Gillet (R) at the Kingdome in Seattle. Geoff Hurst scored the game's only goal giving the Sounders a 1-0 win.

Monday, January 17, 2011

COSMOS ON TOUR, 1979



















The Cosmos played to a 3-3 draw with Team Seiko of Hong Kong on September 20, 1979 at Hong Kong Stadium. Thanks to Keung for sending me this photo.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

DENNIS VIOLLET, 1968

























Former Manchester United star Dennis Viollet is one of the biggest names in the very early years of the NASL. He was the Baltimore Bays' star midfielder, team captain, AND assistant coach.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

STEVE DAVID, 1978

























The much-traveled Steve David (then with the Detroit Express) gets warmed up before a home game at the Pontiac Silverdome in 1978.