In 1975 the Stars signed a foreign star in Peter Bonetti. 1983 | The race for European qualification in the Premier League, Inter Milan's shock defeat. 1973 | League, teams and player statistics. North American Soccer League (NASL) on OurSports Central. NASL Teams. The North American Soccer League announced on Tuesday that it has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against U.S. Soccer in federal court. The team's owners cut back on players' salaries, and the team became semi-pro. Basketball Stats - NBA - ABA - WNBA/Women's - G-League/D-League - Minor League Basketball - Search OurSports Central provides coverage of the following North American Soccer League teams: Watch Bundesliga on ESPN+. It is headquartered in New York City. 1969 | Although the California Surf retained their core group of American (mostly St. Louis) players, under English coach John Sewell the California Surf imported more English players. NASL Teams. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit denied the NASL's appeal to obtain a preliminary injunction that would have reinstated its D-II status. Alario converts from the spot to put Leverkusen in front. Following the 1968 NASL season, the league was in trouble with ten franchises having folded. With only small Francis Field available as an option and player salaries rising sharply, there seemed little alternative but to move.  There was an attempt to return to Busch for 1978, but the Stars were not able to secure a lease to their liking.  The team moved to Anaheim in 1978 and became the California Surf. 1968 | It is headquartered in New York City. The San Francisco Deltas have clinched the North American Soccer League title, defeating the New York Cosmos 2-0 at Kezar Stadium on Sunday night. The first half was called the International Cup, a double round robin tournament in which the remaining NASL clubs were represented by teams imported from the United Kingdom. The St. Louis Stars were a soccer team based in St. Louis, Missouri that played in the original North American Soccer League from 1968 to 1977. The Stars were represented by Kilmarnock F.C. Watch Serie A on ESPN+. The North American Soccer League has escalated its legal battle against the U.S. Soccer Federation, filing a lawsuit against its board of directors. It is sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation (U.S. Soccer) as the Division II league in the American league system. Plus, will anyone remember that Liverpool won't crack 100 points this season?  In 1977 the Stars finished second in the Northern Division, qualifying for the playoffs, where they lost in the first round to Rochester at Busch Memorial Stadium. Our NASL category includes 23 different teams that have competed in the North American Soccer League during the 1960s, 70s and 80s, with replica retro shirts and casual wear featuring the clubs’ logos available.  St. Louis went on to participate in both the 1975 and 1976 NASL indoor tournaments with little success.