1982 Portland Timbers season

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Portland Timbers
1982 season
Owner Louisiana-Pacific
Manager Wales Vic Crowe
Stadium Civic Stadium
NASL Division: 4th
Playoffs: Did not qualify
U.S. Open Cup Did not enter
Top goalscorer England Ron Futcher (13 goals)
Highest home attendance 15,233
vs. NYC (May 19)
Lowest home attendance 5,888
vs. FTL (Jun 2)
Average home league attendance 8,786

The 1982 Portland Timbers season was the eighth and final season for the Portland Timbers in the now-defunct North American Soccer League.

Squad[edit]

The 1982 squad[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia GK Dragan Radovich
2 United States DF Glenn Myernick
3 Scotland FW Willie Donachie
4 England DF Gary Collier
5 Canada DF Dave Bennett
6 Scotland MF John Bain
7 Canada FW Dale Mitchell
8 Republic of Ireland FW Terry Donovan
9 England FW Ron Futcher
10 United States MF Carl Strong
11 England FW Stuart Lee
No. Position Player
12 England FW Willie Anderson
14 Canada DF Bruce Gant
15 England MF John Pratt
16 Canada MF Brian Gant
17 Canada MF Greg Ion
18 England DF Bernie Fagan
21 Northern Ireland FW Jimmy Kelly
22 Northern Ireland GK Bill Irwin
23 South Korea DF Young-Jeung Cho
24 United States MF Chris Hellenkamp
25 Scotland MF Pat McMahon

North American Soccer League[edit]

Western Division standings[edit]

Pos Club Pld W L GF GA GD Pts
1 Seattle Sounders 32 18 14 72 48 +24 166
2 San Diego Sockers 32 19 13 71 54 +17 162
3 Vancouver Whitecaps 32 20 12 58 48 +10 160
4 Portland Timbers 32 14 18 49 44 +5 122
5 San Jose Earthquakes 32 13 19 47 62 −15 114
6 Edmonton Drillers 32 11 21 38 65 −27 93

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Source:[2]

Exhibition results[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
March 28, 1982 Edmonton Drillers Victoria, BC[3] 1–0 ~1,500
April 4, 1982 Edmonton Drillers Autzen Stadium[4] 2-2 ~1,200 Bain, Mitchell

League results[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
April 9, 1982 Seattle Sounders A 1–0 14,286 Bain
April 17, 1982 Chicago Sting A 2*–1 (OT) 13,243 Mitchell
April 24, 1982 Vancouver Whitecaps A 1–2 18,346 Futcher
May 2, 1982 Vancouver Whitecaps H 5–0 14,144 Anderson, Mitchell, Futcher (3)
May 8, 1982 Montreal Manic H 0–1 11,786
May 15, 1982 Tampa Bay Rowdies A 2*–1 (OT) 18,237 Futcher
May 19, 1982 New York Cosmos H 2–3 15,233 Bain (2)
May 26, 1982 San Jose Earthquakes H 0–1 8,286
May 29, 1982 Vancouver Whitecaps A 0–1 17,721
June 2, 1982 Ft. Lauderdale Strikers H 3–0 5,888 Bain, Mitchell, Futcher
June 5, 1982 Ft. Lauderdale Strikers A 0–1 10,276
June 8, 1982 Jacksonville Tea Men A 0–1 7,667
June 12, 1982 San Diego Sockers H 1–2* (OT) 7,768 Donovan
June 16, 1982 Toronto Blizzard A 0–1 4,366
June 20, 1982 Jacksonville Tea Men H 2–0 6,688 Futcher (2)
June 23, 1982 Chicago Sting H 1–2 (OT) 8,455 Futcher
June 26, 1982 Toronto Blizzard H 2–1 6,206 Bri. Gant, Futcher
June 30, 1982 Edmonton Drillers A 0–1 2,876
July 4, 1982 San Diego Sockers H 3–1 10,542 Bain, Mitchell (2)
July 6, 1982 Tulsa Roughnecks A 0–4 14,090
July 10, 1982 San Jose Earthquakes A 2–0 12,780 Mitchell (2)
July 14, 1982 Edmonton Drillers H 3–0 7,658 o.g., Anderson, Futcher
July 18, 1982 New York Cosmos A 2–6 24,387 Bain, Bri. Gant
July 21, 1982 Montreal Manic A 0–1 15,401
July 24, 1982 Seattle Sounders H 1–4 8,488 Mitchell
July 28, 1982 Tulsa Roughnecks H 2–0 6,058 Bain, Mitchell
July 31, 1982 Seattle Sounders A 0–3 13,380
August 4, 1982 San Diego Sockers A 3–5 8,019 Bain (2), Bru. Gant
August 8, 1982 Tampa Bay Rowdies H 5–0 6,620 Bain, Mitchell, Cho, Lee, Bennett
August 14, 1982 San Jose Earthquakes A 2–0 13,101 Futcher, Bennett
August 18, 1982 Edmonton Drillers H 4–0 7,246 Bain (2), Futcher, Bennett
August 22, 1982 Seattle Sounders H 0–1 9,517

* = Shootout win
Source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portland Timbers rosters". North American Soccer League Jerseys. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Year in American Soccer – 1982". American Soccer History Archives. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=HIURAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MuIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6636%2C880294
  4. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=HYURAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MuIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6858%2C1135796
  5. ^ "1982 Portland Timbers". Timbers Fan Page. Retrieved May 6, 2011.