1981 Edmonton Drillers Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 12-20 - 123 points
in the NASL's North Division
Coach: Timo Liekoski (6-12)
Coach: Joe Petrone (6-8)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Attendance: 170,109, Avg. 10,632 in 16 home dates
1981 Edmonton Drillers Statistics

The Edmonton Drillers of the North American Soccer League ended the 1981 season with a record of 12 wins and 20 losses for 123 points in the NASL's North Division.

The Drillers scored 60 goals and gave up 79. Edi Kirschner netted 17 goals for Edmonton, while Peter Nogly, Kai Haaskivi and Jan Goossens each contributed five or more, too. Kai Haaskivi accounted for 21 assists. Pertti Alaja recorded a 1.75 goals against average, topping keepers with significant playing time.

Timo Liekoski and Joe Petrone coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Pertti AlajaGFebruary 18, 19526'1"185Helsinki, Finland
John BarettaGMay 6, 19556'0"175Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Pasquale DeLucaM,DMay 26, 19625'10"150Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Larry DillD,MApril 17, 19635'8"155, British Columbia Canada
Drew FergusonM,FSeptember 11, 19575'10"160Powell River, British Columbia Canada
Jan GoossensF,MDecember 18, 19586'1"160Velp, Holland
Albert GudmundssonF,MApril 30, 19585'10"160Reykjovik, Iceland
Kai HaaskiviMDecember 28, 19555'10"170Lahti, Finland
Klaus HeinleinMDecember 23, 19536'1"176Fuerth, Germany
Bernie JamesDNovember 25, 19586'0"190London, England
P.J. JohnsGJuly 7, 19586'1"167Oconomowoc, WI
Edi KirschnerFNovember 9, 19536'2"185Griefbach, Germany
Tommy KristiansenM,FJuly 7, 19535'6"155Fredriksburg, Denmark
Dwight LodewegesDOctober 26, 19575'10"170Turner Valley, Alberta Canada
Peter NoglyDJanuary 14, 1947Travemunde, Germany
Ross OngaroF,F/MSeptember 9, 19596'11"170Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Andre OostromF,MOctober 17, 19525'9"160Ijffeltein, Holland
Joe RadukaDJanuary 18, 19545'9"165Bastaji, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Ulf RybergF,MApril 8, 19596'0"165Golhenderg, Sweden
Mike SweeneyM,DDecember 25, 19595'7"150Duncan, British Columbia Canada
John WebbDFebruary 10, 19525'11"160Liverpool, England