1996 San Jose Clash Roster

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 12-11 (SO: 3-6) - 39 points
Finishing 4th in MLS's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Laurie Calloway (12-11, SO: 3-6)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 275,712, Avg. 17,232 in 16 home dates
1996 San Jose Clash Statistics

The San Jose Clash of Major League Soccer ended the 1996 season with a record of 12 wins and 11 losses, with a 3-6 showing in shootouts for 39 points finishing fourth in MLS's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Clash scored 53 goals and yielded 56. Paul Bravo netted 13 goals for San Jose, while Eric Wynalda and Eduardo Espinoza tallied five or more, too. Eric Wynalda contributed 13 assists. Dave Salzwedel topped the squad with 8 wins and a team-best 0.87 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Laurie Calloway coached the team. The 1996 San Jose Clash lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rafael AmayaDSeptember 21, 19675'10"170Bogota, Colombia
Jeff BaicherMNovember 16, 19685'10"160Santa Clara, CA
Paul BravoMJune 19, 19686'0"175San Jose, CA
Altimont ButlerMJuly 21, 19685'10"158Kingston, Jamaica
Ramiro CorralesDMarch 12, 19776'0"180Salinas, CA
Troy DayakDJanuary 21, 19715'11"175Walnut Creek, CA
John DoyleDMarch 16, 19666'3"200Oakland, CA
Oscar DraguicevichDAugust 19, 19696'1"180Torrance, CA
Michael EmenaloDJuly 14, 19656'0"170Aba, Nigeria
Eduardo EspinozaFApril 12, 19655'8"155Tepic, Mexico
Henry GutierrezMAugust 28, 19685'7"150Hoboken, NJ
Ryshiem HendersonFMarch 21, 19726'4"215San Jose, CA
Paul HolocherMMay 24, 19695'10"160Seattle, WA
Tayt IanniDDecember 6, 19715'6"175Lodi, CA
Ben IrohaMNovember 29, 19695'9"160Calabar, Nigeria
Eddie LewisMMay 17, 19745'10"155Cerritos, CA
Tom LinerGNovember 27, 19706'0"183Redwood City, CA
Tim MartinDApril 12, 19675'11"166San Jose, CA
Victor MellaMNovember 14, 19745'9"152Santiago, Chile
Jorge RodasMOctober 7, 19715'6"160Guatemala City, Guatemala
Dave SalzwedelGJune 15, 19686'1"180Santa Monica, CA
Eric WynaldaFJune 9, 19696'1"172Fullerton, CA


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