Sunday, October 30, 2011

BEFORE THEY WERE NASL STARS


Franz Anton Beckenbauer
BORN:
September 11, 1945 Munich, Germany
PLAYING CAREER:
1964-77  Bayern Munich
1977-80  New York Cosmos
1980-82  Hamburg SV
1983  New York Cosmos
1965-77  West German National Team (103 Appearances)
1974 World Cup Winner

Monday, October 24, 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011

BEFORE THEY WERE NASL STARS


Ephraim Matsilela "Jomo" Sono
BORN:
July 17, 1955 Johannesburg, South Africa
PLAYING CAREER:
?-1977  Orlando Pirates
1977  New York Cosmos
1978  Colorado Caribou
1979  Atlanta Chiefs
1980-82  Toronto Blizzard

Saturday, October 22, 2011

PHIL PARKES, SOCCER BOWL '79

Vancouver Whitecaps goalie Phil Parkes celebrates winning Soccer Bowl '79 wearing one of his classic velour keeper kits.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011

BEFORE THEY WERE NASL STARS

Rodney William Marsh
BORN:
October 11, 1944 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England
PLAYING CAREER:
1962-66  Fulham
1966-72  Queens Park Rangers
1972-75  Manchester City
1976  Cork Hibernian
1976-77  Fulham
1977-79  Tampa Bay Rowdies
1986-87  Tampa Bay Rowdies (Indoor)
1971-73  England National Team (9 Appearances)




Saturday, October 15, 2011

DIPLOMATS vs COSMOS, 1977


New York's Bob Smith (12) is challenged by Washington's Nick Redfern on August 6, 1977. Redfern scored both goals in the the Diplomat's 2-1 home win against the Cosmos.