1983-84 Cleveland Force Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 31-17
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost Division Final
Coach: Timo Liekoski (31-17)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 328,619, Avg. 13,692 in 24 home dates
1983-84 Cleveland Force Statistics

The Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1983-84 season with a record of 31 wins and 17 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Force bagged 269 goals and gave up 229. Craig Allen scored 49 goals for Cleveland, while Vic Davidson, Kai Haaskivi, Louie Nanchoff and Keith Furphy each contributed fifteen or more as well. Kai Haaskivi accounted for 51 assists. Krys Sobieski topped the squad with 19 wins and a team-best 4.45 goals against average, leading regularly-used goalkeepers.

Timo Liekoski coached the team. The 1983-84 Cleveland Force lost in the Division Final.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Craig AllenFOctober 2, 19596'0"160Guernsey, Channel Islands
Lou CioffiGFebruary 23, 19576'0"170Bronx, NY
Benny DargleDJanuary 2, 19575'11"170Liverpool, England
Vic DavidsonF,F/MNovember 8, 19505'9"145Glasgow, Scotland
Trevor DawkinsDJuly 10, 19495'9"155London, England
Gino DiFlorioFSeptember 18, 19645'9"155Naples, Italy
Drew FergusonM,FSeptember 11, 19575'10"160Powell River, British Columbia Canada
George FernandezD,MOctober 29, 19615'9"150San Francisco, California
Keith FurphyFJuly 30, 19586'2"165Stocton, England
Charlie GreeneF,D,F/MOctober 7, 19595'10"160New York, NY
Kai HaaskiviMDecember 28, 19555'10"170Lahti, Finland
Bret HallM,DNovember 16, 19565'6"148Buffalo, NY
Bernie JamesDNovember 25, 19586'0"190London, England
Michael KahamDJune 1, 19516'1"170Melong, Cameroon Cameroon
Tommy KristiansenM,FJuly 7, 19535'6"155Fredriksburg, Denmark
Hector MarinaroFDecember 6, 19645'9"155Mississauga, ON Canada
Peter MillarD,M,FApril 21, 19516'0"166Motherwell, Scotland
George NanchoffF/M,FApril 17, 19546'0"160Jankovec, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Louie NanchoffF,F/MJune 13, 19565'10"155Resen, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Ross OngaroF,F/MSeptember 9, 19596'11"170Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Joe RadukaDJanuary 18, 19545'9"165Bastaji, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Krys SobieskiGJuly 25, 19505'11"165Wiskitki, Poland
Alex TarnocziF,F/M,M/F,MJuly 29, 19595'6"159Budapest, Hungary
Chris VaccaroGOctober 3, 19586'0"175Camden, NJ
John VictorDMay 2, 19585'11"160Londrino, Brazil


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