1983 Golden Bay Earthquakes season

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Golden Bay Earthquakes
1983 season
Coach Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragan Popovic
Stadium Spartan Stadium
NASL Division: 2nd
Overall: 3rd
NASL Playoffs Semifinals
National Challenge Cup Did not enter
Top goalscorer Steve Zungul (16) [1]
Average home league attendance 11,933 [2]

The 1983 Golden Bay Earthquakes season was the tenth for the Earthquakes franchise in the North American Soccer League. They finished second in the Western Division and defeated the Chicago Sting in the playoff quarterfinals. The Earthquakes' run came to an end in the semifinals when the Toronto Blizzard earned two shutout wins.[3]

Squad[edit]

The 1983 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 United States GK Bob Rigby
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF Ned Verlasevic
3 United States DF Mike Hunter
4 United States DF Jim McAlister
5 England DF Steve Litt
7 England FW Chris Dangerfield
9 United States MF Germain Iglesias
10 Netherlands FW Jan Goossens
11 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FW Steve Zungul
12 Mexico MF Leonardo Cuellar
No. Position Player
United States MF Eric Tate
13 Poland MF Stan Terlecki
14 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia DF Mihalj Keri
16 England FW Godfrey Ingram
17 United States FW Derek Sanderson
19 Canada DF George Katakalidis
20 United States GK Tim Hanley
21 United States DF Fernando Clavijo
22 United States DF Barney Boyce
31 Northern Ireland GK Bill Irwin

Competitions[edit]

NASL[edit]

Match results[edit]

Season[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers
May 22, 1983 Vancouver Whitecaps H 2–1 Terlecki, Zungul
May 25, 1983 New York Cosmos A 1–5
May 27, 1983 Team America A 1–0 Terlecki
May 30, 1983 Tulsa Roughnecks H 3–1 Zungul (3)
June 4, 1983 Montreal Manic H 7–1 Goossens, Zungul (3), Iglesias, Litt, Ingram
June 11, 1983 New York Cosmos H 3–1 Terlecki, Ingram, Zungul
June 15, 1983 Seattle Sounders A 1–1* Dangerfield
June 18, 1983 Tampa Bay Rowdies H 1–0 Goossens
June 22, 1983 Team America H 3–0 Cuellar, Zungul (2)
June 26, 1983 Toronto Blizzard A 1–5
June 29, 1983 Fort Lauderdale Strikers A 2–3 Terlecki, Zungul
July 4, 1983 Tampa Bay Rowdies A 2–1 Goossens (2)
July 6, 1983 Seattle Sounders H 2–2* Goossens (2)
July 9, 1983 San Diego Sockers H 2–1 Goossens, Iglesias
July 13, 1983 Seattle Sounders A 5–2 Dangerfield, Ingram, Terlecki, Iglesias, Goossens
July 17, 1983 Vancouver Whitecaps A 1–2 Goossens
July 20, 1983 Tampa Bay Rowdies H 2–1 Goossens, Ingram
July 23, 1983 Chicago Sting A 0–2
July 27, 1983 Montreal Manic A 3–3* Ingram (2), Terlecki
July 30, 1983 Fort Lauderdale Strikers A 1–3 Ingram
August 3, 1983 Toronto Blizzard H 2–2* Terlecki, Zungul
August 6, 1983 Tulsa Roughnecks A 2–1 Ingram (2)
August 10, 1983 San Diego Sockers A 1–2 Ingram
August 13, 1983 Chicago Sting H 3–2 Ingram (2), Goossens
August 17, 1983 Fort Lauderdale Strikers H 5–3 Terlecki, Ingram, Dangerfield (3)
August 20, 1983 San Diego Sockers H 4–2 Terlecki (2), Ingram, Zungul
August 24, 1983 Vancouver Whitecaps A 1–2 Zungul
August 27, 1983 San Diego Sockers A 2–3 Goossens, Zungul
August 31, 1983 Vancouver Whitecaps H 3–0 Ingram, Zungul, Terlecki
September 3, 1983 Seattle Sounders H 2–1 Cuellar, Iglesias

Playoffs[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers
September 7, 1983 Chicago Sting                H 6–1 Zungul (2), Goossens, Cuellar, Terlecki (2)
September 12, 1983 Chicago Sting A 0–1
September 14, 1983 Chicago Sting H 5–2 Terlecki (3), Zungul, Goossens
September 17, 1983 Toronto Blizzard H 0–0*
September 22, 1983 Toronto Blizzard A 0–2

* = Shootout
Source:[4]

Standings[edit]

Western Division W L GF GA PT
Vancouver Whitecaps 24 6 63 34 187
Golden Bay Earthquakes 20 10 71 54 169
Seattle Sounders 12 18 62 61 119
San Diego Sockers 11 19 53 65 106

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "San Jose Earthquakes Rosters". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "North American Soccer League Attendance". NASLJerseys.com. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Year in American Soccer 1983". American Soccer History Archives. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes Game Results". Retrieved March 24, 2014. 

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