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North American Soccer League 1980 Season

American Conference
Central Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Chicago Sting 1 32 21 11 2 2 5 1 80 50 30 187 0.656
Houston Hurricane 2 32 14 18 2 3 4 2 56 69 -13 130 0.438
Detroit Express 3 32 14 18 2 1 2 5 51 52 -1 129 0.438
Memphis Rogues 4 32 14 18 0 2 3 1 49 57 -8 126 0.438
Eastern Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Tampa Bay Rowdies 1 32 19 13 1 0 2 1 61 50 11 168 0.594
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2 32 18 14 2 2 0 1 61 55 6 163 0.563
New England Tea Men 3 32 18 14 3 0 2 1 54 56 -2 154 0.563
Philadelphia Fury 4 32 10 22 0 3 0 0 42 68 -26 98 0.313
Western Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Edmonton Drillers 1 32 17 15 1 2 2 0 58 51 7 149 0.531
California Surf 2 32 15 17 2 0 0 1 61 67 -6 144 0.469
San Diego Sockers 3 32 16 16 2 1 2 2 53 51 2 140 0.500
San Jose Earthquakes 4 32 9 23 0 1 1 3 45 68 -23 95 0.281
National Conference
Central Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Dallas Tornado 1 32 18 14 2 0 2 2 57 58 -1 157 0.563
Minnesota Kicks 2 32 16 16 1 4 2 3 66 56 10 147 0.500
Tulsa Roughnecks 3 32 15 17 0 0 2 4 56 62 -6 139 0.469
Atlanta Chiefs 4 32 7 25 1 1 1 2 34 84 -50 74 0.219
Eastern Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
New York Cosmos 1 32 24 8 1 1 3 3 87 41 46 213 0.750
Washington Diplomats 2 32 17 15 1 1 1 3 72 61 11 159 0.531
Toronto Blizzard 3 32 14 18 0 0 3 1 49 65 -16 128 0.438
Rochester Lancers 4 32 12 20 0 0 2 1 42 67 -25 109 0.375
Western Division
Team # G W D L OTW OTL SOW SOL GF GA GD Pts Pct
Seattle Sounders 1 32 25 7 4 0 2 1 74 31 43 207 0.781
Los Angeles Aztecs 2 32 20 12 2 2 0 3 61 52 9 174 0.625
Vancouver Whitecaps 3 32 16 16 1 1 3 2 52 47 5 139 0.500
Portland Timbers 4 32 15 17 0 3 2 3 50 53 -3 133 0.469

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