Soccer Digest October 1980


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In this issue, Giorgio Chinaglia of the New York Cosmos is on the cover and in a feature article. The Shootout Doesn’t Belong in the NASL by The Oregonian’s Bart Wright. He a describes it as “Ludicrus“.

This is the 1980 NASL Playoff Predictions Issue. The big question of 1980, entering the post season: Can Seattle’s Sounders Win It All? Bob Kurland offers up his post season predictions. Seattle Sounders More Strength and Power Than the Cosmos? Gordy Holt chronicles the Sounders amazing turnaround, new owner, new coach and a flock of new players. Ike Kuhns gives us Pele’s All-Time NASL Team. The Brazilian legend calls Johan Cruyff and Franz Beckenbauer the greatest players he’s ever seen.

Notes, Quotes & Comments includes the story on Luis Fernando bypassing an opportunity with storied Barcelona to keep his word with the Los Angeles Aztecs. Apparently, Keith Furfy didn’t like the boobirds in Detroit who concentrated their derision on him (in particular).  He was traded for a fresh start with the Atlanta Chiefs.

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