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1980 NASL Season Summary

League Champion: New York Cosmos
Regular Season Champion: New York Cosmos
Golden Boot: Giorgio Chinaglia (32)

Standings

Pos Team G W D L % GF GA GD Pts
American Conference
Central Division
1 Chicago Sting 32 21 11 0.656 80 50 30 187
2 Houston Hurricane 32 14 18 0.438 56 69 -13 130
3 Detroit Express 32 14 18 0.438 51 52 -1 129
4 Memphis Rogues 32 14 18 0.438 49 57 -8 126
Eastern Division
1 Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 19 13 0.594 61 50 11 168
2 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 18 14 0.563 61 55 6 163
3 New England Tea Men 32 18 14 0.563 54 56 -2 154
4 Philadelphia Fury 32 10 22 0.313 42 68 -26 98
Western Division
1 Edmonton Drillers 32 17 15 0.531 58 51 7 149
2 California Surf 32 15 17 0.469 61 67 -6 144
3 San Diego Sockers 32 16 16 0.500 53 51 2 140
4 San Jose Earthquakes 32 9 23 0.281 45 68 -23 95
National Conference
Central Division
1 Dallas Tornado 32 18 14 0.563 57 58 -1 157
2 Minnesota Kicks 32 16 16 0.500 66 56 10 147
3 Tulsa Roughnecks 32 15 17 0.469 56 62 -6 139
4 Atlanta Chiefs 32 7 25 0.219 34 84 -50 74
Eastern Division
1 New York Cosmos 32 24 8 0.750 87 41 46 213
2 Washington Diplomats 32 17 15 0.531 72 61 11 159
3 Toronto Blizzard 32 14 18 0.438 49 65 -16 128
4 Rochester Lancers 32 12 20 0.375 42 67 -25 109
Western Division
1 Seattle Sounders 32 25 7 0.781 74 31 43 207
2 Los Angeles Aztecs 32 20 12 0.625 61 52 9 174
3 Vancouver Whitecaps 32 16 16 0.500 52 47 5 139
4 Portland Timbers 32 15 17 0.469 50 53 -3 133