1982 Toronto Blizzard Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 17-15 - 151 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Bobby Houghton (17-15)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Attendance: 129,674, Avg. 8,105 in 16 home dates
1982 Toronto Blizzard Statistics

The Toronto Blizzard of the North American Soccer League ended the 1982 season with a record of 17 wins and 15 losses for 151 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

Toronto chalked up 64 goals and conceded 47. Patrick Ntsoelengoe scored 14 goals for the Blizzard, while Neill Roberts, David Byrne, Juan Carlos Molina and Alan Merrick each netted five or more, too. David Byrne contributed 23 assists. Jan Moller recorded a 0.84 goals against average, topping keepers with significant playing time.

Bobby Houghton coached the team. The 1982 Toronto Blizzard lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Clyde BestFFebruary 24, 19576'2"195Somerset, Bermuda
David ByrneFJanuary 11, 19605'11"172Guildford, England
Cliff CalvertM,M/F,D,FApril 21, 19545'10"170York, England
Tony ChurskyGJune 13, 19535'10"165Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Frank CiacciaMSeptember 11, 19595'10"160Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Duncan DavidsonFJune 5, 19545'9"160Aberdeen, Scotland
Pasquale DeLucaM,DMay 26, 19625'10"150Edmonton, Alberta Canada
David FaircloughFJanuary 5, 1957Liverpool, England
Colin FranksDApril 16, 19515'11"180Wembley, England
Victor KodeljaF,DNovember 26, 19515'9"160Capua Casserta, Italy
Gary KraftG
Sam LenarduzziDDecember 19, 19485'10"165Udine, Italy
David McQueenMJanuary 24, 19625'6"145Liverpool, England
Alan MerrickD,M,M/DJune 20, 19505'10"160Birmingham, England
Colin MillerM,DOctober 4, 19645'8"165Lanark, Scotland
Juan Carlos MolinaM,FFebruary 22, 19556'0"155Adrogue, Argentina
Jan MollerGSeptember 17, 19536'4"209Malmo, Sweden
David NeedhamDMay 21, 1949Leicester, England
Jimmy NichollMDecember 28, 1952Hamilton, ON Canada
Patrick NtsoelengoeM,FFebruary 26, 19565'8"155Randfontein, South Africa
Randy RaganM,DJune 7, 19595'11"163High Prairie, Alberta Canada
Tom ReynoldsGSeptember 6, 19555'11"180Alameda, California
Neill RobertsM,FMarch 30, 19546'2"175Durban, South Africa
Jomo SonoF,M/F,MJune 28, 19555'8"165Johannesburg, South Africa
Blagoje TamindzicGApril 8, 19526'0"175Bileća, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Bruce WilsonDJune 20, 19515'10"160Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
David WoodsfordFJanuary 24, 1963Victoria, British Columbia Canada