1979 California Surf Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 15-15 - 140 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost Conference Quarterfinal
Coach: John Sewell (4-4)
Coach: Peter Wall (11-11)
Location: Anaheim, California
Attendance: 154,956, Avg. 10,330 in 15 home dates
1979 California Surf Statistics

The California Surf of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 15 wins and 15 losses for 140 points in the NASL's Western Division.

California scored 53 goals and yielded 56. Steve David netted 11 goals for the Surf, while Laurie Abrahams tallied five or more also. Mark Lindsay contributed 11 assists. Dave Jokerst recorded a 1.16 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

John Sewell and Peter Wall coached the team. The 1979 California Surf lost in the Conference Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Laurie AbrahamsFMarch 4, 19535'10"161London, England
Craig AllenFOctober 2, 19596'0"160Guernsey, Channel Islands
Les BarrettFOctober 22, 1947London, England
Paul CahillDSeptember 29, 19555'9"160Liverpool, England
Tony ChurskyGJune 13, 19535'10"165Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Joe ClarkeDNovember 27, 19535'10"158St. Louis, MO
Martin CohenMFebruary 3, 1952Johannesburg, South Africa
Tony CrudoDMarch 25, 19595'11"170Seattle, WA
Steve DavidFMarch 11, 19516'2"165Port Fortin, Trinidad
Jim HinchFNovember 8, 19476'3"195Sheffield, England
Dave HusonM,F,DMay 1, 19515'9"150Jersey, Channel Islands Channel Islands
Gerry IngramFAugust 19, 19475'10"160Hull, England
Dave JokerstGJanuary 1, 19486'3"195St. Louis, MO
Franz KrauthausenMFebruary 27, 19465'9"160Oberhauser, Germany
Mark LindsayM,D,FMarch 6, 19555'10"160London, England
Mike MahoneyGOctober 25, 19506'1"190Bristol, England
Andy McBrideDMarch 15, 19546'1"178Nakuru, Kenya Kenya
Steve MoyersFSeptember 23, 19565'10"158St. Louis, MO
Axel NeumannM,D,FApril 22, 1952Berlin, Germany
Bob O'LearyM,DJanuary 3, 19525'10"160St. Louis, MO
Len ReneryDNovember 9, 19495'10"170London, England
Johann ScharmannMFebruary 23, 19495'9"158, Austria
Wolfgang SuhnholzM,FSeptember 14, 19466'1"163Berlin, Germany
Peter WallDSeptember 13, 19445'11"170, England
Peter YoungF5'7"140Newbury Park, CA