1979-80 New York Arrows Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 27-5
in the MISL's Atlantic Division
Postseason: 3-0
Won Championship
Coach: Don Popovic (27-5)
Location: Uniondale, New York
Attendance: 125,008, Avg. 7,813 in 16 home dates
1979-80 New York Arrows Statistics

The New York Arrows of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 27 wins and 5 losses in the MISL's Atlantic Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Arrows topped the league with 296 goals. New York yielded 175 goals. Steve Zungul scored 90 goals for the team, while Luis Alberto, Juli Veee, Branko Segota and Damir Sutevski each netted fifteen or more also. Steve Zungul contributed 46 assists. Shep Messing recorded 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 5.17 goals against average, leading keepers with significant playing time.

Don Popovic coached the team. The 1979-80 New York Arrows won the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Luis AlbertoF,MOctober 6, 19435'5"153Santiago del Estero, Argentina
Renato CilaD,MNovember 23, 19515'10"155Cruzalia, Brazil
Ade CokerF,MMay 19, 19545'9"155Lagos, Nigeria
Dave D'ErricoDJune 3, 19525'11"165Newark, NJ
Enzo DiPedeGJanuary 3, 19575'10"160Sora, Italy
Peter DuerdenGK,DJune 5, 19455'11"175Burnley, England
Laszlo HarsanyiDMarch 13, 19516'1"175Budapest, Hungary
Jim McLoughlinD,MFebruary 5, 19576'2"168Liverpool, England
Shep MessingGOctober 9, 19495'11"170Bronx, NY
Tibor MolnarF,MJune 6, 19525'11"170Budapest, Hungary
John NusumD,FJuly 6, 19545'11"180Paget West, Bermuda
Bob O'LearyM,DJanuary 3, 19525'10"160St. Louis, MO
Doug PollardDAugust 28, 19576'2"165London, ON Canada
Len ReneryDNovember 9, 19495'10"170London, England
Branko SegotaM,FJune 8, 19615'10"175Rijeka, Croatia Yugoslavia
Andy SobolewskiF5'7"150, Poland
Gene StrenicerM,DAugust 12, 19455'7"143Budapest, Hungary
Wolfgang SuhnholzM,FSeptember 14, 19466'1"163Berlin, Germany
Damir SutevskiD,F,MSeptember 28, 19545'10"150Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Al TrostM,DFebruary 7, 19496'2"166St. Louis, MO
Val TuksaD,MNovember 21, 19505'11"175Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Juli VeeeM,FFebruary 22, 19506'1"180Budapest, Hungary
Ray VigliottiDJanuary 13, 19605'10"164Laurel, MD
Steve ZungulFJuly 28, 19546'0"175Split, Croatia Yugoslavia