1979-80 Wichita Wings Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 16-16
in the MISL's Western Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Division Final
Coach: Roy Turner (16-16)
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Attendance: 61,618, Avg. 3,851 in 16 home dates
1979-80 Wichita Wings Statistics

The Wichita Wings of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 16 wins and 16 losses in the MISL's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

Wichita recorded 187 goals and surrendered 173. Omar Gomez scored 28 goals for the Wings, while Norman Piper, Kevin Kewley, Jim Ryan and Willie Anderson each contributed fifteen or more also. Jim Ryan recorded 29 assists. Keith Van Eron topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 5.09 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Roy Turner coached the team. The 1979-80 Wichita Wings lost in the Division Final.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Willie AndersonFJanuary 26, 19475'8"165Liverpool, England
Garry AyreD,D/M,MOctober 12, 19535'11"170Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Frank BartonM,DOctober 22, 19475'10"174Barton-upon-Humber, England
Ceasar CervinFJanuary 29, 19535'9"155El Paso, TX
Andy ChapmanFSeptember 18, 19595'10"160London, England
Carl ChristensenDJuly 5, 19565'11"175Jackson, MI
Chris CollinsM,DMarch 8, 19565'9"150Ontario, NY
Mike CusterFAugust 18, 19565'6"150Overland Park, KS
Freddie GarciaF,MJuly 7, 19525'9"160Guanajuato, Mexico
Keith GehlingDJanuary 24, 19566'1"175St. Louis, MO
Omar GomezM,FOctober 3, 19555'10"158Quilmes, Argentina
Brad HiggsGMarch 30, 19595'10"160Coquitlam, British Columbia Canada
Mike HobgoodFJanuary 28, 19605'7"140Lubbock, TX
Joe HowarthDNovember 16, 19495'8"140London, England
Mike IvanowGJanuary 9, 19486'4"204Shanghai, China
Kevin KewleyD,MMarch 2, 19555'10"160Liverpool, England
George LeyDApril 7, 19465'10"175Exminster, England
Juan Carlos MichiaD,FMarch 3, 19565'7"150Sarandi, Argentina
Glenn MyernickDDecember 12, 19545'11"180Trenton, NJ
Norman PiperF,MJanuary 8, 19485'6"152North Tawton, England
Jim RyanFApril 12, 19455'9"154Stirling, Scotland
Roland SikingerGMarch 20, 19596'2"195Milwaukee, WI
Keith Van EronGNovember 17, 19556'1"180Brooklyn, NY
Art WelchFApril 16, 19445'8"153Kingston, Jamaica