1980 San Jose Earthquakes season

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San Jose Earthquakes
1980 season
Coach England Bill Foulkes
Stadium Spartan Stadium
NASL Division: 4th
Conference: 12th
Overall: 23rd
NASL Playoffs Did not qualify
National Challenge Cup Did not enter
Top goalscorer Steve David (14) [1]
Average home league attendance 13,169 [2]

The 1980 San Jose Earthquakes season was the franchise's seventh in the North American Soccer League. They finished fourth in the Western Division of the American Conference.[3]

Squad[edit]

The 1980 squad [1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Canada GK Chris Turner
2 United States DF Ane Mihailovich
3 United States DF Mark Demling
3 United States DF Mike Hunter
4 England MF Colin Bell
4 Netherlands MF Guus Hiddink
5 Germany DF Willi Cryns
5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF Vasa Rutonjski
6 England DF Mike Czuczman
7 Trinidad and Tobago FW Steve David
7 Scotland FW Billy Hughes
8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF Miro Pavlovic
8 Scotland FW Alfie Conn
9 Germany MF Bernie Gersdorff
11 Northern Ireland FW George Best
12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FW Slavko Licinar
12 Portugal MF Ibraim Silva
No. Position Player
13 United States DF Sandje Ivanchukov
13 United States DF Paul Toomey
14 United States MF Steve Ryan
15 United States FW Easy Perez
16 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF Niki Nikolic
17 United States DF Sam Bick
19 United States FW Bill Sautter
20 United States DF Charlie Kadupski
20 Netherlands MF Hans Kraay, Jr.
21 United States MF Joe Silveira
22 Germany DF Peter Lechermann
23 South Africa FW Andries Maseko
24 Scotland GK Mike Hewitt
25 United States DF Derek Evans
Northern Ireland FW Tom Armstrong
Portugal FW Victor Baptista
England DF John Rowlands

Competitions[edit]

NASL[edit]

Match results[edit]

Season[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers
April 5, 1980 Los Angeles Aztecs A 0–1
April 19, 1980 Seattle Sounders H 0–1
April 27, 1980 Edmonton Drillers A 2–4 Maseko (2)
April 30, 1980 San Diego Sockers H 2–3 Sautter, Gersdorff
May 3, 1980 Seattle Sounders A 0–4
May 10, 1980 New England Tea Men H 0–0*
May 15, 1980 Edmonton Drillers H 1–0 David
May 17, 1980 Houston Hurricane H 3–0 David (3)
May 24, 1980 Portland Timbers A 1–2 Silva
June 1, 1980 California Surf A 2–3 David, Kraay
June 4, 1980 Rochester Lancers H 1–2 David
June 7, 1980 Vancouver Whitecaps H 2–0 Pavlovic, Lechermann
June 11, 1980 Detroit Express A 0–0*
June 14, 1980 Philadelphia Fury H 2–1 Best, David
June 17, 1980 Fort Lauderdale Strikers A 0–4
June 22, 1980 Washington Diplomats A 4–5 Licinar, David, Lechermann, Best
June 26, 1980 Toronto Blizzard A 2–2* Licinar, David
June 29, 1980 California Surf H 5–1 Licinar, Best, David, Lechermann (2)
July 2, 1980 Dallas Tornado H 1–2 Pavlovic
July 5, 1980 New England Tea Men A 1–3 David
July 9, 1980 Tampa Bay Rowdies A 1–4 Licinar
July 12, 1980 Atlanta Chiefs A 2–1 Mihailovich, David
July 16, 1980 Tampa Bay Rowdies H 0–3
July 19, 1980 Vancouver Whitecaps A 1–4 David
July 26, 1980 Minnesota Kicks H 1–2
July 30, 1980 Memphis Rogues H 0–1
August 2, 1980 Detroit Express H 3–1 Pavlovic, David
August 9, 1980 Chicago Sting A 1–4 Best
August 12, 1980 Memphis Rogues A 0–0*
August 16, 1980 Portland Timbers H 2–3 Best (2)
August 20, 1980 San Diego Sockers A 3–2 Maseko, Best
August 23, 1980 Los Angeles Aztecs H 1–2 Best

* = Shootout
Source:[4]

Standings[edit]

American Conference[edit]

Western Division W L GF GA PT
Edmonton Drillers 17 15 58 51 149
California Surf 15 17 61 67 144
San Diego Sockers 16 16 53 51 140
San Jose Earthquakes 9 23 45 68 95

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "San Jose Earthquakes Rosters". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved March 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "North American Soccer League Attendance". NASLJerseys.com. Retrieved March 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Year in American Soccer 1980". American Soccer History Archives. Retrieved March 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes Game Results". Retrieved March 26, 2014. 

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