1986-87 Chicago Sting Roster

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 23-29
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Coach: Willy Roy (1-7)
Coach: Eric Geyer (22-22)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 152,861, Avg. 5,879 in 26 home dates
1986-87 Chicago Sting Statistics

The Chicago Sting of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 23 wins and 29 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division.

Chicago scored 263 goals and yielded 265, most in the circuit. Frank Klopas netted 39 goals for the Sting, while Teddy Krafft, Karl-Heinz Granitza, Ben Collins, Pat McGauley and Batata each contributed fifteen or more, too. Batata recorded 48 assists. Victor Nogueira topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 4.88 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Willy Roy and Eric Geyer coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ricardo AlonsoFMarch 21, 19576'3"190Tansil, Argentina
BatataFNovember 5, 19555'6"150Londrina, Brazil
Ernie BurianoD,M,M/DJuly 24, 19575'8"145Colon, Argentina
Ben CollinsM,DJune 12, 19615'8"150Monrovia, Liberia
Drago DumbovicFFebruary 5, 19605'7"155Zagreb, Croatia Yugoslavia
Karl-Heinz GranitzaFNovember 1, 19516'0"182Lunen, Germany
Nicky KlincarskiF,D,M/FJanuary 5, 19575'8"150Serbia, Yugoslavia
Frank KlopasFSeptember 1, 19665'9"155Athens, Greece
Teddy KrafftDJuly 2, 19615'9"160Bytom, Poland
Paul KrumpeDMarch 4, 19635'11"155Torrance, California
Edgardo LopezDJuly 18, 19625'9"159Montevideo, Uruguay
Frantz MathieuDDecember 23, 19525'11"162Acul, Haiti
Pat McGauleyD/M,FApril 23, 19616'0"160St. Louis, MO
Chico MoreiraDSeptember 30, 19585'10"175, Uruguay
Victor NogueiraGJuly 17, 19596'1"185Maputo, Mozambique
Randy PrescottMApril 18, 19645'9"145Redondo Beach, California
Manny RojasMJune 13, 19555'8"155Santiago, Chile
Mark SimantonM,DDecember 8, 19585'11"158Chicago, IL
Scoop StanisicGMarch 3, 19636'2"180Belgrade, Serbia Yugoslavia
Robert VosmaerM/F,D,MJuly 17, 19515'11"149Surabaja, Indonesia
Heinz WirtzD,MNovember 10, 19535'11"180Ameln, Germany
Elias ZuritaFJuly 21, 19645'7"145Queens, NY
Mickey ZyayoFNovember 7, 19605'9"155Jonci, Yugoslavia