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1979-80 Cleveland Force Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 12-20
in the MISL's Western Division
Coach: Eddie McCreadie (12-20)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 49,280, Avg. 3,080 in 16 home dates
1979-80 Cleveland Force Statistics

The Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 12 wins and 20 losses in the MISL's Western Division.

Cleveland scored 152 goals and conceded 178. Clyde Best netted 33 goals for the Force, while Poli Garcia and Ruben Astigarraga tallied fifteen or more, too. Clyde Best contributed 16 assists. Cliff Brown topped the squad with 8 wins and a team-best 5.04 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Eddie McCreadie coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gary AllisonGOctober 14, 19526'0"170Munich, Germany
Ruben AstigarragaF,MAugust 3, 19506'0"170Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mohammad AttaihM,DFebruary 15, 19505'4"135Accra, Ghana
Mike BarryD,MMay 22, 19535'8"160Hull, England
Chris BennettF,MJanuary 15, 19525'9"165London, Englnad England
Clyde BestFFebruary 24, 19576'2"195Somerset, Bermuda
John BrooksFFebruary 24, 19566'4"190Derby, England
Cliff BrownGMay 23, 19565'11"160Valdosta, GA
Brooks CryderDJanuary 13, 19555'10"170Philadelphia, PA
Carlos DevenuttoD5'6"145, Argentina
Mike EnglandDDecember 2, 19416'2"184Greenfields, Wales
Gary EvansMApril 2, 19606'0"180Liverpool, England
Pat FideliaFApril 16, 19595'9"170Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Poli GarciaF,MJanuary 8, 19585'7"167San Diego, California
Dave GrimaldiD,MDecember 19, 19545'11"165Fort Eustis, VA
Alan HudsonMJune 21, 19515'11"160London, England
Scott JonesJuly 10, 19555'11"170St. Louis, MO
Jim McDonaldDMay 3, 19545'11"165Glasgow, Scotland
Bruce MillerM,D,FMay 25, 19575'10"170Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Peter NotaroF,MJanuary 1, 19575'10"155Baltimore, MD
Hugh O'NeillF,MJuly 16, 19545'11"160Kearney, NJ
Les PetersonDDecember 29, 19545'10"155Miami, FL
Oscar PisanoDSeptember 3, 19565'8"164Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ben PopoolaFApril 15, 19545'10"160, Nigeria
Ray SchnettgoeckeDMarch 2, 19566'0"180St. Louis, MO
Derek Scott
Roy SinclairMDecember 10, 19445'8"147Liverpool, England
Kevin TerryFJuly 3, 19585'9"160London, England
Ron WiggMMay 18, 19496'0"170Dunmow, England