1981-82 Chicago Sting Roster

North American Soccer League (Indoor) (NASL Indoor)
Team Record: 12-6
in the NASL Indoor's Central Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost First Round
Coach: Willy Roy (12-6)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 119,899, Avg. 13,322 in 9 home dates
1981-82 Chicago Sting Statistics

The Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League (Indoor) ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses in the NASL Indoor's Central Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Sting bagged 139 goals and conceded 117. Karl-Heinz Granitza scored 35 goals for Chicago, while Pato Margetic and Gordon Hill tallied fifteen or more as well. Ingo Peter contributed 41 assists. Dieter Ferner recorded a 5.36 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Willy Roy coached the team. The 1981-82 Chicago Sting lost in the First Round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim BrownGMay 11, 19525'11"168Coatbridge, Scotland
Charlie FajkusMMarch 4, 19575'10"158Chicago, IL
Dieter FernerGJanuary 16, 19496'0"160Wuppertal, Germany
Rudy GlennM,DOctober 12, 19586'2"185Lawton, OK
Karl-Heinz GranitzaFNovember 1, 19516'0"182Lunen, Germany
Paul HahnDJanuary 16, 19496'2"188Sonsbeck, Germany
Bret HallM,DNovember 16, 19565'6"148Buffalo, NY
Hans HenriksenF,DJanuary 3, 19585'7"145Narvik, Norway
Gordon HillFApril 1, 19545'7"155Staines, England
Dave HusonM,F,DMay 1, 19515'9"150Jersey, Channel Islands Channel Islands
Tasso KoutsoukosF,MApril 4, 19595'10"173Montreal, QC Canada
Pato MargeticFMay 17, 19605'11"154Avellaneda, Argentina
Ingo PeterM,FOctober 23, 19516'3"187Dortmund, 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
John TymaFOctober 13, 19586'0"172Cleveland, OH
John WelschD6'0"165