1982-83 New York Arrows Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 24-24
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Don Popovic (17-13)
Coach: Dave D'Errico (0-1)
Coach: Shep Messing (0-1)
Coach: Joe Machnik (7-9)
Location: Uniondale, New York
Attendance: 135,043, Avg. 5,627 in 24 home dates
1982-83 New York Arrows Statistics

The New York Arrows of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 24 wins and 24 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Arrows chalked up 225 goals and gave up 219. Mark Liveric and Paul Kitson scored 39 goals each for New York, while Steve Zungul and Fred Grgurev contributed fifteen or more as well. Paul Kitson, Fred Grgurev and Val Tuksa each recorded 27 assists. Shep Messing and Zoltan Toth topped the squad with 12 wins each. Zoltan Toth recorded a 4.01 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Don Popovic, Dave D'Errico, Shep Messing and Joe Machnik coached the team. The 1982-83 New York Arrows lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Juan CantilloMMay 21, 19565'10"175Cartago, Costa Rica
Fernando ClavijoD,MJanuary 23, 19575'10"160Maldonado, Uruguay
Michael CollinsD,MNovember 17, 19615'10"160Hicksville, NY
Roberto DeSousaF5'4"140, Brazil
Gary EtheringtonD,F,M/FApril 22, 19585'8"140London, England
Marcelo FerreiraM,DMarch 5, 19595'7"148Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fred GrgurevF,DSeptember 14, 19516'0"170Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Gordon HillFApril 1, 19545'7"155Staines, England
Peter JianetteFNovember 2, 19635'11"160Hicksville, NY
George KatakalidisDJanuary 19, 19625'9"160Kozanis, Greece
Paul KitsonF,MMay 31, 19565'8"155London, England
Doc LawsonDFebruary 11, 19586'0"180, Liberia
Mark LivericFAugust 16, 19535'11"175Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Nick MegaloudisDSeptember 24, 19576'1"180New York, NY
Roy MessingGMarch 4, 19585'11"165Roslyn, NY
Shep MessingGOctober 9, 19495'11"170Bronx, NY
Juan Carlos MichiaD,FMarch 3, 19565'7"150Sarandi, Argentina
Claudio RochaF,MSeptember 27, 19575'10"145Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dragan SimicM,FAugust 14, 19515'9"160Gracanica, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Frantz St. LotM,DDecember 13, 19505'7"140Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Zoltan TothGDecember 29, 19596'3"190Budapest, Hungary
Val TuksaD,MNovember 21, 19505'11"175Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Joe UlrichDJanuary 9, 19615'9"155Poughkeepsie, NY
Mickey ZivaljevicFSeptember 9, 19516'1"175Kragujevac, Yugoslavia
Steve ZungulFJuly 28, 19546'0"175Split, Croatia Yugoslavia