1980-81 Phoenix Inferno Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 17-23
in the MISL's Western Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Norm Sutherland (7-18)
Coach: Adrian Webster (10-5)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 143,590, Avg. 7,180 in 20 home dates
1980-81 Phoenix Inferno Statistics

The Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 17 wins and 23 losses in the MISL's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

Phoenix scored 210 goals and surrendered 254. Vic Davidson netted 50 goals for the Inferno, while Peter Millar, Peter Marinello, George Nanchoff, Leroy DeLeon and Asghar Namdar each tallied fifteen or more as well. Vic Davidson contributed 29 assists. Henry Westmoreland topped the squad with 11 wins and a team-best 5.64 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Norm Sutherland and Adrian Webster coached the team. The 1980-81 Phoenix Inferno lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rudy AmoresanoJanuary 23, 19565'5"130, Argentina
Ernst BaptisteF5'11"150, Haiti
John BoyleMDecember 25, 19465'9"168Motherwell, Scotland
Jim CaseyF
Mike CovoneF
Vic DavidsonF,F/MNovember 8, 19505'9"145Glasgow, Scotland
Leroy DeLeonF,D,F/MFebruary 7, 19485'10"155Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Daniel GastonDOctober 20, 19556'0"150, France
Tom JenkinsM,FDecember 2, 19475'11"160London, England
Peter LechermannDSeptember 28, 19505'10"180Mulheim, Germany
Tom LytleGFebruary 11, 19576'1"170Elizabeth, PA
Peter MarinelloFFebruary 20, 19505'8"152Edinburgh, Scotland
John McDermottF,M5'7"140Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Peter MillarD,M,FApril 21, 19516'0"166Motherwell, Scotland
Asghar NamdarM,FJuly 15, 19565'8"145Tehran, Iran
George NanchoffF/M,FApril 17, 19546'0"160Jankovec, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Al NjieFApril 15, 19556'1"160Atlanta, GA
Nick OwcharukGMay 29, 19556'1"175Chicago, IL
Fred PereiraFFebruary 17, 19545'9"155Valanta, Portugal
Bob StetlerGOctober 10, 19526'0"185East Stroudsburg, PA
Van TaylorGMay 16, 19536'0"170Portsmouth, OH
Sergio VelazquezFFebruary 25, 19525'7"140Leon, Mexico
Roger VerdiDFebruary 4, 19535'10"150Nairobi, Kenya
Willie WatsonD,MDecember 4, 19495'11"178Motherwell, Scotland
Adrian WebsterDNovember 6, 19515'9"155Colchester, England
Henry WestmorelandGMay 16, 19535'10"160Portsmouth, OH
Carlos ZavaletaDMarch 15, 19555'10"165, El Salvador