1981-82 New Jersey Rockets Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 17-27
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Coach: Timo Liekoski (4-13)
Coach: Ian Anderson (13-14)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 144,421, Avg. 6,565 in 22 home dates
1981-82 New Jersey Rockets Statistics

The New Jersey Rockets of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 17 wins and 27 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division.

The Rockets chalked up 195 goals and allowed 230. Wolfgang Rausch scored 32 goals for New Jersey, while Niels Guldbjerg, Steve Ryan, Craig Allen, Fred Grgurev, Charlie Greene and Ian Anderson each netted fifteen or more also. Wolfgang Rausch recorded 21 assists. Chris Vaccaro topped the squad with 9 wins. Alan Mayer recorded a 4.52 goals against average, pacing qualifying goalkeepers.

Timo Liekoski and Ian Anderson coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Brian AldersonM,FMay 5, 19505'7"160Dundee, Scotland
Craig AllenFOctober 2, 19596'0"160Guernsey, Channel Islands
Ian AndersonD,MSeptember 11, 19546'0"165Edinburgh, Scotland
Ruben AstigarragaF,MAugust 3, 19506'0"170Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mike BarryD,MMay 22, 19535'8"160Hull, England
Ilan Ben DrorFJanuary 21, 1959Tel-Aviv, Israel
Billy BoljevicFAugust 24, 19526'0"195Crvenka, Yugoslavia
Howie CharbonneauDJune 12, 19555'9"167Troy, NY
Lou CioffiGFebruary 23, 19576'0"170Bronx, NY
George DewsnipFMay 6, 19565'7"140Salford, England
Charlie GreeneF,D,F/MOctober 7, 19595'10"160New York, NY
Fred GrgurevF,DSeptember 14, 19516'0"170Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Tom GrippoDJanuary 12, 19575'7"155Rochester, NY
Niels GuldbjergF,M,DFebruary 10, 19585'8"148Aalestrup, Denmark
Joe HorvathF,M,DMay 21, 19496'1"175Budapest, Hungary
Stewart JumpDJanuary 27, 19525'10"155Crumpsall, England
Hermes KouropoulousFOctober 11, 19545'9"160Athens, Greece
Mark MacKainDMarch 10, 19615'9"160Orlando, FL
Alan MayerGJuly 3, 19526'0"185Bayshore, NY
Danny McNevinFMarch 23, 19595'9"155San Mateo, California
Gerry MorielliF,M,DFebruary 9, 19585'10"165Montorio, Italy
John NusumD,FJuly 6, 19545'11"180Paget West, Bermuda
Branko RadovicD,MOctober 18, 19505'10"165Titograd, Montenegro Yugoslavia
Wolfgang RauschM,FApril 30, 19475'9"170Aachen, Germany
Craig ReynoldsDAugust 11, 19535'9"165Webster, NY
Steve RyanF,MOctober 27, 19565'10"175San Francisco, California
Chris VaccaroGOctober 3, 19586'0"175Camden, NJ
Gary VogelDMarch 3, 19565'8"155Buffalo, NY