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1980-81 Cleveland Force Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 21-19
in the MISL's Central Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Eddie McCreadie (21-19)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 97,680, Avg. 4,884 in 20 home dates
1980-81 Cleveland Force Statistics

The Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 21 wins and 19 losses in the MISL's Central Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Force bagged 209 goals and surrendered 214. Graham Fyfe scored 38 goals for Cleveland, while Ian Anderson, Ivair Ferreira, Mike Barry, Prosper Cohen, Simon Look and Ruben Astigarraga each contributed fifteen or more as well. Ian Anderson accounted for 31 assists. Cliff Brown topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 5.25 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Eddie McCreadie coached the team. The 1980-81 Cleveland Force lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ian AndersonD,MSeptember 11, 19546'0"165Edinburgh, Scotland
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
Cliff BrownGMay 23, 19565'11"160Valdosta, GA
Marine CanoGSeptember 13, 19546'2"170Los Angeles, California
Prosper CohenFJune 3, 19585'9"150Kaza, Morocco Morocco
Trevor DawkinsDJuly 10, 19495'9"155London, England
George DewsnipFMay 6, 19565'7"140Salford, England
Ivair FerreiraM,FJanuary 27, 19455'9"150Sao Paulo, Brazil
Graham FyfeFAugust 18, 19565'9"160Glasgow, Scotland
Tony GrahamFMay 12, 19565'5"140San Francisco, California
Dave GrimaldiD,MDecember 19, 19545'11"165Fort Eustis, VA
John HouskaGMay 13, 19566'0"160Baltimore, MD
Wayne JentasD,MMarch 9, 19545'11"160Toronto, ON Canada
Michel LacevicMMarch 18, 19565'11"160Zmajero, Yugoslavia
Simon LookFJuly 16, 19585'10"155Jaffa, Israel
John O'HaraDAugust 22, 19595'11"165Philadelphia, PA
Walter SchlothauerD,FSeptember 24, 19585'10"152Mentor, OH
Roy SinclairMDecember 10, 19445'8"147Liverpool, England
Kevin TerryFJuly 3, 19585'9"160London, England
John VictorDMay 2, 19585'11"160Londrino, Brazil
Dieter WimmerOctober 4, 19585'11"165Pretoria, South Africa