1980-81 Wichita Wings Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 23-17
in the MISL's Western Division
Postseason: 2-2
Lost Semifinal
Coach: Roy Turner (23-17)
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Attendance: 116,495, Avg. 5,295 in 22 home dates
1980-81 Wichita Wings Statistics

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

The Wings netted 228 goals and allowed 181. Andy Chapman scored 29 goals for Wichita, while Helmut Dudek, Norman Piper, Kevin Kewley, Jim Ryan, Steve Earle and Kim Roentved each contributed fifteen or more, too. Jorgen Kristensen recorded 52 assists. Mike Dowler topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 4.12 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Roy Turner coached the team. The 1980-81 Wichita Wings lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Andy ChapmanFSeptember 18, 19595'10"160London, England
Mike CusterFAugust 18, 19565'6"150Overland Park, KS
Mike DowlerGOctober 12, 19575'9"160Cardiff, Wales
Helmut DudekDDecember 14, 19575'11"165Bytorn, Poland
Steve EarleFNovember 1, 19455'9"165Felthim, England
Keith GehlingDJanuary 24, 19566'1"175St. Louis, MO
Brad HiggsGMarch 30, 19595'10"160Coquitlam, British Columbia Canada
Mike HobgoodFJanuary 28, 19605'7"140Lubbock, TX
Joe HowarthDNovember 16, 19495'8"140London, England
Kevin KewleyD,MMarch 2, 19555'10"160Liverpool, England
Jorgen KristensenM,F,F/MDecember 12, 19465'8"145Hedehusene, Denmark
George LeyDApril 7, 19465'10"175Exminster, England
Hank LiotartM,F,DNovember 15, 19435'11"175Baarn, Holland
Norman PiperF,MJanuary 8, 19485'6"152North Tawton, England
Mike PowersM,DDecember 22, 19575'10"165St. Louis, MO
Kim RoentvedD,MMay 9, 19605'11"175Copenhagen, Denmark
Jim RyanFApril 12, 19455'9"154Stirling, Scotland
Brian TinnionFJune 11, 19485'9"155Workington, England
Don TobinM,FNovember 1, 19555'8"150Liverpool, England
Keith Van EronGNovember 17, 19556'1"180Brooklyn, NY


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