United States
    level 1
    368 games
    3.4 goals / game
    14655.0 avg. attendance
    GP W L pts gf ga ppg gf/ga
    New York Cosmos 32 23 9 200 80 49 6.25 1.63
    Chicago Sting 32 23 9 195 84 50 6.09 1.68
    Vancouver Whitecaps 32 21 11 186 74 43 5.81 1.72
    San Diego Sockers 32 21 11 173 67 49 5.41 1.37
    Minnesota Kicks 32 19 13 163 63 57 5.09 1.11
    Los Angeles Aztecs 32 19 13 160 53 55 5.00 0.96
    Tulsa Roughnecks 32 17 15 154 60 49 4.81 1.22
    Atlanta Chiefs 32 17 15 151 62 60 4.72 1.03
    Calgary Boomers 32 17 15 151 59 54 4.72 1.09
    Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 18 14 144 54 46 4.50 1.17
    New England Tea Men 32 18 14 141 51 46 4.41 1.11
    Portland Timbers 32 17 15 141 52 49 4.41 1.06
    Montreal Manic 32 15 17 141 63 57 4.41 1.11
    Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 15 17 139 63 64 4.34 0.98
    Seattle Sounders 32 15 17 137 60 62 4.28 0.97
    Washington Diplomats 32 15 17 135 59 58 4.22 1.02
    Edmonton Drillers 32 12 20 123 60 79 3.84 0.76
    California Surf 32 11 21 117 60 77 3.66 0.78
    San Jose Earthquakes 32 11 21 108 44 78 3.38 0.56
    Toronto Blizzard 32 7 25 77 39 82 2.41 0.48
    Dallas Tornado 32 5 27 54 27 71 1.69 0.38
    Award Winner
    All-Star Team Wim Rijsbergen
    All-Star Team Brian Kidd
    All-Star Team Peter Nogly
    All-Star Team Teófilo Cubillas
    All-Star Team Vladislav Bogicevic
    All-Star Team Arno Steffenhagen
    All-Star Team Frantz Mathieu
    All-Star Team Giorgio Chinaglia
    All-Star Team Gordon Hill
    All-Star Team Jan van Beveren
    All-Star Team John Gorman
    Champion Chicago Sting
    Coach of the Year Willy Roy
    MVP Giorgio Chinaglia
    Rookie of the Year Joe Morrone
    complete stats
    gp g
    Brian Alderson Atlanta Chiefs 32 5
    Bob Bolitho Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 2
    Carl Strong Atlanta Chiefs 32 1
    John Lignos New England Tea Men 32 1
    John Pot Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 1
    Neil Cohen Dallas Tornado 32 2
    Kai Haaskivi Edmonton Drillers 32 7
    Volkmar Gross San Diego Sockers 32 0
    Jurgen Stars Calgary Boomers 32 0
    Malcolm Waldron Washington Diplomats 32 15
    Mike Stojanovic San Diego Sockers 32 23
    Bob Rigby Montreal Manic 32 0
    Jan van Beveren Fort Lauderdale Strikers 32 0
    Mike Connell Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 1
    Stewart Jump Minnesota Kicks 32 1
    Bruce Savage Atlanta Chiefs 32 0
    Tony Whelan Atlanta Chiefs 32 1
    Jeff Stock Seattle Sounders 32 2
    John Webb Edmonton Drillers 32 2
    Jorge Berrio New England Tea Men 32 3
    Tony Brown New England Tea Men 32 9
    Graham Tutt Atlanta Chiefs 32 0
    Flemming Lund Dallas Tornado 32 0
    Giorgio Chinaglia New York Cosmos 32 29
    Gary Etherington San Jose Earthquakes 32 2

    all games

    Sept. 21, 1981 1981 Chicago Sting (SO) 0 - 0 San Diego Sockers Wrigley Field 39623 1
    Sept. 16, 1981 1981 New York Cosmos 4 - 1 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Giants Stadium 31112 1
    Sept. 16, 1981 1981 Chicago Sting 2 - 1 San Diego Sockers Wrigley Field 21760 1
    Sept. 12, 1981 1981 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 3 - 4 New York Cosmos Lockhart Stadium 18814 1
    Sept. 12, 1981 1981 San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 Chicago Sting San Diego Sports Arena 18192 1
    Sept. 10, 1981 1981 Chicago Sting 4 - 2 Montreal Manic Wrigley Field 27489 1
    Sept. 9, 1981 1981 New York Cosmos 2 - 0 Tampa Bay Rowdies Giants Stadium 33754 1
    Sept. 9, 1981 1981 San Diego Sockers 3 - 1 Jacksonville Tea Men San Diego Sports Arena 14015 1
    Sept. 6, 1981 1981 San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 Jacksonville Tea Men San Diego Sports Arena 14428 1
    Sept. 6, 1981 1981 Minnesota Kicks 0 - 3 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Metropolitan Stadium 10278 1
    Sept. 5, 1981 1981 Chicago Sting 4 - 2 Montreal Manic Wrigley Field 24648 1
    Sept. 5, 1981 1981 New York Cosmos 2 - 2 (SO) Tampa Bay Rowdies Giants Stadium 38691 1
    Sept. 2, 1981 1981 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3 - 6 New York Cosmos Tampa Stadium 29224 1
    Sept. 2, 1981 1981 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 3 - 0 Minnesota Kicks Lockhart Stadium 11918 1
    Sept. 2, 1981 1981 Jacksonville Tea Men 2 - 1 San Diego Sockers Jacksonville, FL 12252 1
    Sept. 2, 1981 1981 Montreal Manic 3 - 2 Chicago Sting Olympic Stadium 58542 1
    Aug. 30, 1981 1981 Los Angeles Aztecs 1 - 2 Montreal Manic Los Angeles Coliseum 8812 1
    Aug. 30, 1981 1981 San Diego Sockers 2 - 0 Portland Timbers San Diego Sports Arena 15244 1
    Aug. 30, 1981 1981 Chicago Sting 3 - 2 Seattle Sounders Wrigley Field 24080 1
    Aug. 27, 1981 1981 Los Angeles Aztecs 3 - 2 Montreal Manic Los Angeles Coliseum 7529 1
    Aug. 26, 1981 1981 Vancouver Whitecaps 0 - 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Empire Stadium 28896 1
    Aug. 26, 1981 1981 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2 - 0 Calgary Boomers Lockhart Stadium 11494 1
    Aug. 26, 1981 1981 Seattle Sounders 2 - 0 Chicago Sting Kingdome 15176 1
    Aug. 26, 1981 1981 Minnesota Kicks (SO) 0 - 0 Tulsa Roughnecks Metropolitan Stadium 10722 1
    Aug. 26, 1981 1981 San Diego Sockers 5 - 1 Portland Timbers San Diego Sports Arena 12039 1