1980 Vancouver Whitecaps Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 16-16 - 139 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost First Round
Coach: Bob McNab (5-8)
Coach: Tony Waiters (11-8)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Attendance: 429,341, Avg. 26,834 in 16 home dates
1980 Vancouver Whitecaps Statistics

The Vancouver Whitecaps of the North American Soccer League ended the 1980 season with a record of 16 wins and 16 losses for 139 points in the NASL's Western Division.

The Whitecaps scored 52 goals and conceded 47. Trevor Whymark netted 15 goals for Vancouver, while Ray Hankin and Carl Valentine tallied five or more as well. Bruce Grobbelaar registered a 0.79 goals against average, pacing keepers with significant playing time.

Bob McNab and Tony Waiters coached the team. The 1980 Vancouver Whitecaps lost in the First Round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Allan BallMMarch 12, 1945Farnworth, Lancashire England
Brent BarlingFApril 28, 19615'10"170, Canada
Bob BolithoM,DJuly 20, 19525'9"160Victoria, British Columbia Canada
John CravenDJuly 20, 1952St. Annes, England
Gerry GrayMJanuary 20, 19625'7"150Glasgow, Scotland
Bruce GrobbelaarGSeptember 11, 19576'1"175Durban, South Africa
Ray HankinFFebruary 2, 19566'2"200Wallsend, England
David HarveyGFebruary 2, 19486'0"190Leeds, England
Kevin HectorFNovember 2, 1944Leeds, England
Willie JohnstonFDecember 19, 19465'7"148Glasgow, Scotland
Steve KemberMSeptember 8, 1948Croydon, England
Roger KenyonDJanuary 4, 19496'0"180Blackpool, England
Rudi KrolDMarch 24, 19496'1"Amsterdam, Holland
Bob LenarduzziD,D/M,MMay 1, 19556'0"155Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Dan LenarduzziDAugust 31, 19516'1"170Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Shaun LowtherDJanuary 24, 19625'8"155North Shields, England
Paul NelsonD,FNovember 12, 19585'8"150Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Steve NesinF,D,MApril 17, 19605'9"160Novi Sad, Croatia Yugoslavia
Les ParsonsM,D,FDecember 16, 19505'9"160Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
David RobbFDecember 15, 19475'11"175Broughty Ferry, Scotland
Peter RoeD/M,D,F,MSeptember 23, 19555'7"140Manchester, England
Carl ShearerDMarch 11, 19606'4"200Ann Arbor, MI
Alan TaylorFNovember 14, 19535'9"155Lancaster, England
Carl ValentineFJuly 4, 19585'9"160Manchester, England
Trevor WhymarkFMay 4, 1950Burston, England