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NASL II
Minnesota Stars/
Minnesota Stars FC
2011-Present
USSF D2
NSC Minnesota
2010
USISL/USL:
1990-2009
Thunder
Early 1990-1994
1994-2009
MISL: 1984-1988
Strikers
Minnesota Strikers page of the Dallas Sidekicks Historical Archive
NASL I: 1976-1984
Kicks
Developmental
1997-2001
Twin Cities Tornado
Team Ownership
 
History of Professional Soccer in Minnesota
 
North American Soccer League - 1976-1984
 
Minnesota Kicks - 1984
Before the season, Ft. Lauderdale moved to Minnesota and became the Minnesota Strikers.
G W L GF GA PTS % Att.
Eastern Division
Chicago Sting 24 13 11 50 49 120 .541 8,376
Toronto Blizzard 24 14 10 46 33 117 .583 11,452
New York Cosmos 24 13 11 43 42 115 .541 12,817
Tampa Bay Rowdies 24 9 15 43 61 87 .375 10,932
Western Division
San Diego Sockers 24 14 10 51 42 118 .583 5,702
Vancouver Whitecaps 24 13 11 51 48 117 .541 13,924
Minnesota Strikers 24 14 10 40 44 115 .583 14,263
Tulsa Roughnecks 24 10 14 42 46 98 .416 7,797
Golden Bay Earthquakes 24 8 16 61 62 95 .333 10,676

Playoffs: Chicago defeated Vancouver 0-1(OT),3-1,4-3,
Toronto defeated San Diego 2-1,1-0.
CHAMPIONSHIP: Chicago defeated Toronto 2-0.
After the season, Tulsa folded. During the fall, San Diego, Chicago, New York, and Minnesota joined the MISL for the indoor season. In March, the league folded, along with Toronto, Tampa Bay, Vancouver and Golden Bay. The Cosmos played exhibition games during 1985 before folding. San Diego, Chicago and Minnesota remained with the MISL.
Data Sources:

US Soccer History Archives maintained by Dave Litterer, the most complete online source of information on the NASL, MISL and the USISL.