1984-85 Cleveland Force Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 27-21
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 5-4
Lost Division Final
Coach: Timo Liekoski (27-21)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 310,284, Avg. 12,929 in 24 home dates
1984-85 Cleveland Force Statistics

The Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1984-85 season with a record of 27 wins and 21 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Force bagged 239 goals and conceded 228. Craig Allen scored 45 goals for Cleveland, while Peter Ward, Kai Haaskivi, Louie Nanchoff and Keith Furphy each tallied fifteen or more also. Louie Nanchoff accounted for 34 assists. Chris Vaccaro topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 4.46 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Timo Liekoski coached the team. The 1984-85 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
Andy ChapmanFSeptember 18, 19595'10"160London, England
Benny DargleDJanuary 2, 19575'11"170Liverpool, England
Kyle DietrichGNovember 11, 19605'11"165, USA
Gino DiFlorioFSeptember 18, 19645'9"155Naples, Italy
George FernandezD,MOctober 29, 19615'9"150San Francisco, California
Keith FurphyFJuly 30, 19586'2"165Stocton, England
Kai HaaskiviMDecember 28, 19555'10"170Lahti, Finland
Bret HallM,DNovember 16, 19565'6"148Buffalo, NY
Bernie JamesDNovember 25, 19586'0"190London, England
P.J. JohnsGJuly 7, 19586'1"167Oconomowoc, WI
Michael KahamDJune 1, 19516'1"170Melong, Cameroon Cameroon
Ali KazemainiF,M,DJune 21, 19636'0"180Teheran, Iran
Tommy KristiansenM,FJuly 7, 19535'6"155Fredriksburg, Denmark
Flemming LundM,FOctober 6, 19525'8"150Copenhagen, Denmark
Dennis MephamD,MJanuary 28, 19586'1"170Cortland, NY
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
Joe RadukaDJanuary 18, 19545'9"165Bastaji, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Krys SobieskiGJuly 25, 19505'11"165Wiskitki, Poland
Mike SweeneyM,DDecember 25, 19595'7"150Duncan, British Columbia Canada
Alex TarnocziF,F/M,M/F,MJuly 29, 19595'6"159Budapest, Hungary
Chris VaccaroGOctober 3, 19586'0"175Camden, NJ
Peter WardFJuly 27, 19555'7"145Derby, England
Jimmy WillenborgD5'8"140, USA