Mike Mahoney (footballer)
|Full name||Michael Mahoney|
|Date of birth||25 October 1950|
|Place of birth||Bristol, England|
|1979–1981||California Surf (indoor)||24||(0)|
|1982–1986||Los Angeles Lazers (indoor)||116||(0)|
|1986–1987||Los Angeles Lazers (assistant)|
|1987||Los Angeles Lazers (interim)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In 1967, Mahoney began his professional career with Bristol City. He saw limited play before being acquired by Torquay United In August 1970. He played for Torquay until March 1975, when his contract was sold to Newcastle United. In November 1978, the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League purchased Mahoney's contract from Newcastle United. The Sting sent him to the California Surf halfway through the 1979 season. He played two and a half outdoor and two indoor seasons with the Surf. In 1982, he joined the Los Angeles Lazers of the Major Indoor Soccer League, spending four seasons with them. He retired in spring 1986 and became an assistant coach with the Lazers for the 1986–1987 season. In January 1987, he was named interim head coach after Peter Wall was fired. Following the demise of the Lazers, Mahoney retired.