1980-81 Chicago Sting Roster

North American Soccer League (Indoor) (NASL Indoor)
Team Record: 13-5
in the NASL Indoor's Central Division
Postseason: 4-3
Lost Championship
Coach: Willy Roy (13-5)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 55,472, Avg. 6,164 in 9 home dates
1980-81 Chicago Sting Statistics

The Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League (Indoor) ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 13 wins and 5 losses in the NASL Indoor's Central Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-3.

The Sting topped the league with 146 goals. Chicago surrendered 103 goals. Karl-Heinz Granitza scored 42 goals for the squad, while Charlie Fajkus and Ingo Peter netted fifteen or more as well. Charlie Fajkus accounted for 36 assists. Bill Mishalow recorded a 4.68 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Willy Roy coached the team. The 1980-81 Chicago Sting lost in the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tom AliotoDMay 20, 19585'9"165Milwaukee, WI
Saeid BaghvaardaniDMay 1, 19535'11"165, Iran
Paul CoffeeGNovember 12, 19566'1"174Santa Clara, California
Charlie FajkusMMarch 4, 19575'10"158Chicago, IL
Rudy GlennM,DOctober 12, 19586'2"185Lawton, OK
Karl-Heinz GranitzaFNovember 1, 19516'0"182Lunen, Germany
Bret HallM,DNovember 16, 19565'6"148Buffalo, NY
Tasso KoutsoukosF,MApril 4, 19595'10"173Montreal, QC Canada
Steve LongM,FApril 23, 19575'7"148Babonga, Zaire
Frantz MathieuDDecember 23, 19525'11"162Acul, Haiti
Bill MishalowGMarch 6, 19525'10"160Chicago, IL
Phil ParkesGJuly 14, 19476'3"190West Bromwich, England
Ingo PeterM,FOctober 23, 19516'3"187Dortmund, Germany
Willy RoyFFebruary 8, 19435'11"172Treuberg, Germany
Greg RyanDJanuary 21, 19575'9"156Frankfurt, Germany
Mark SimantonM,DDecember 8, 19585'11"158Chicago, IL
Derek SpaldingD,M,D/MDecember 20, 19545'9"179Dundee, Scotland
Jim SteeleDMarch 11, 19506'1"185Edinburgh, Scotland
Arno SteffenhagenM,FSeptember 24, 19495'9"159Berlin, Germany
Stefan SzeferDMay 8, 19426'9"175, Poland
John TymaFOctober 13, 19586'0"172Cleveland, OH