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Minnesota Kicks NASL 1976 Soccer Collection

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Solid Color Tees: 4.6oz Super Soft 100% Ring Spun Cotton

Heathered Tees: 4.6oz Super Soft 50/50 Cotton/Poly Ring Spun Cotton

Crew: 9.3oz 50/50, Double-Needle Stitching at Waistband and Cuffs

Hoody: 9.3oz 50/50, Double-Needle Stitching at Waistband and Cuffs, Front Pouch and Drawstrings

The team had relocated to Minnesota after having been based in Denver, Colorado as the Denver Dynamos. A group of ten investors from Minnesota, led by Jack Crocker, bought the Denver team on November 25, 1975 and relocated to Minnesota. The name "Kicks" was selected by a name-the-team contest and announced on January 28, 1976. Freddie Goodwin was named the first coach on February 19, 1976. The team's last game was a 3–0 home playoff loss to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on September 6, 1981. The game was moved to the University of Minnesota's Memorial Stadium due to a schedule conflict with the Minnesota Twins. The Kicks folded in November 1981.