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1986-87 Kansas City Comets Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 28-24
in the MISL's Western Division
Postseason: 2-3
Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Rick Benben (9-11)
Coach: Stojan Nikolic (1-3)
Coach: Dave Clements (18-10)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Attendance: 323,622, Avg. 12,447 in 26 home dates
1986-87 Kansas City Comets Statistics

The Kansas City Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 28 wins and 24 losses in the MISL's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Comets led the league with 271 goals. Kansas City surrendered 253 goals. Jan Goossens and Dale Mitchell scored 51 goals each for the squad, while Gino Schiraldi, Pato Margetic, Damir Haramina and Charlie Greene each netted fifteen or more also. Jan Goossens contributed 44 assists. Alan Mayer topped the team with 22 wins and a team-best 4.19 goals against average, pacing goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Rick Benben, Stojan Nikolic and Dave Clements coached the team. The 1986-87 Kansas City Comets lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
John BainM,FJune 23, 19575'8"167Glasgow, Scotland
Dave BoncekDJuly 21, 19625'8"150St. Louis, MO
Jens BuskDOctober 7, 19606'0"165Copenhagen, Denmark
CachoDMay 11, 19585'9"145Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tim ClarkDJune 5, 19595'10"160St. Louis, MO
Gary CollierDFebruary 4, 19556'1"175Bristol, England
Jorge EspinozaD,MMarch 11, 19536'0"165Santiago, Chile
Charlie FajkusMMarch 4, 19575'10"158Chicago, IL
Iain FraserDApril 3, 19645'10"170Jedburgh, Scotland
Ed GettemeierGNovember 29, 19596'0"180St. Louis, MO
Jan GoossensF,MDecember 18, 19586'1"160Velp, Holland
Charlie GreeneF,D,F/MOctober 7, 19595'10"160New York, NY
Damir HaraminaFMay 23, 19625'10"185Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Tom KainDJuly 1, 19635'11"175Long Branch, NJ
Tasso KoutsoukosF,MApril 4, 19595'10"173Montreal, QC Canada
Jeff KraftJune 13, 19656'3"185Baltimore, MD
Jorgen KristensenM,F,F/MDecember 12, 19465'8"145Hedehusene, Denmark
Pato MargeticFMay 17, 19605'11"154Avellaneda, Argentina
Alan MayerGJuly 3, 19526'0"185Bayshore, NY
Dale MitchellM,FApril 21, 19586'0"160Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Louie NanchoffF,F/MJune 13, 19565'10"155Resen, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Yilmaz OrhanM,FMarch 13, 19555'11"165Nicosia, Cyprus
Edmond RugovaF6'0"165Pristina, Yugoslavia
Gino SchiraldiDMarch 20, 19585'8"170Toronto, ON Canada
Jim SchwabDJuly 13, 19656'2"190St. Louis, MO
Martin ZimmermanFMarch 1, 19636'0"160Copenhagen, Denmark