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Subject: 1978 North American Soccer League season, 1980–81 NASL Indoor season, North American Soccer League (1968–84), Francis Field (St. Louis County, Missouri), 1979 North American Soccer League season
Collection: 1978 Establishments in California, 1981 Disestablishments in California, 1981 Disestablishments in the United States, Association Football Clubs Disestablished in 1981, Association Football Clubs Established in 1978, California Surf, Defunct Indoor Soccer Clubs in the United States, Defunct Soccer Clubs in the United States, North American Soccer League (1968–84) Teams, Soccer Clubs in California, Sports in Anaheim, California
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California Surf

California Surf
Full name California Surf
Nickname(s) The Surf
Founded 1978
Dissolved 1981
Stadium Anaheim Stadium 69,008
Anaheim Convention Center 5,400 (1979–80)
Long Beach Arena (1980–81)
League North American Soccer League

The California Surf were a soccer club based in Anaheim, California who played in the North American Soccer League from 1978 to 1981. Their home field was Anaheim Stadium. They played two seasons of indoor soccer, one each at the Anaheim Convention Center[1] and the Long Beach Arena.[2]

They originally were the Carlos Alberto Torres and Paulo Cézar Caju both appeared for the club in 1981.


  • Ownership & Staff 1
  • Managers 2
  • Year-by-year 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Ownership & Staff



Year League W L Pts Regular Season Playoffs Avg. Attend.
1978 NASL 13 17 115 2nd, American Conference, Western Division Lost 1st Round (San Diego) 11,171
1979 NASL 15 15 140 1st(t), American Conference, Western Division Lost 1st Round (San Diego) 10,330
1979–80 NASL Indoor 4 8 4th, Western Division Did not qualify 3,181
1980 NASL 15 17 144 2nd, American Conference, Western Division Lost 1st Round (Ft. Lauderdale) 7,593
1980–81 NASL Indoor 10 8 1st, Southern Division Lost 1st Round (Vancouver) 4,249
1981 NASL 11 21 117 3rd, Western Division Did not qualify 8,299


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