1987 Western Soccer Alliance

Final league standings for the 1987 Western Soccer Alliance season.

Western Soccer Alliance
-1987 Season-
Season1987
ChampionsSan Diego Nomads
(1st title)
PremiersSan Diego Nomads
(1st title)
Top goalscorerJoe Mihaljevic
(7 goals)
1986
1988

History

In 1987, the Alliance retained its regular season single table standings, but added a post-season playoff to determine the league champion. The San Diego Nomads won both the regular season and playoff titles.

League standings

Place Team GP W L OW OL PW PL GF GA Points
1 San Diego Nomads 10 6 4 1 0 1 1 17 9 31
2 F.C. Seattle 10 5 5 1 1 0 1 16 14 31
3 San Jose Earthquakes 10 5 5 1 1 0 1 21 13 31
4 F.C. Portland 10 5 5 0 1 0 0 9 15 24
5 Los Angeles Heat 10 5 5 2 0 0 0 9 16 24
6 California Kickers 10 4 6 0 2 2 0 11 16 23

Playoffs

Bracket

  Wild Card Semi-final     1987 WSA Final
                 
    1 San Diego Nomads 3
  2 F.C. Seattle 0     3 San Jose Earthquakes 1
  3 San Jose Earthquakes 3  

Wild Card

F.C. Seattle (WA)0–3San Jose Earthquakes (CA)
 4' Dave Palic
Jadir Henrique
George Pastor

Final

San Diego Nomads (CA)3–1San Jose Earthquakes (CA)
Paul Stumpf  31'
Steve Black  53'
Mario Gonzalez  62'
Steve Black  85'
Report  31' Jadir Henrique

Points leaders

Rank Scorer Club Goals Assists Points
1 Joe Mihaljevic San Jose Earthquakes 7 2 16
2 Marcelo Balboa San Diego Nomads 6 0 12
3 Geoff Wall F.C. Seattle 4 4 12
4 Mike Enneking F.C. Seattle 5 0 10
5 George Pastor San Jose Earthquakes 4 2 10
6 John Hamel F.C. Seattle 3 1 7
7 John Gerrard Los Angeles Heat 3 1 7
8 Jadir Henrique San Jose Earthquakes 2 3 7
9 Steve Boardman San Diego Nomads 2 3 7
10 John Sissons San Diego Nomads 3 0 6
11 Amir Darabi California Kickers 3 0 6

Honors

Goalkeeper: Anton Nistl
Defenders: Steve Boardman, Barney Boyce, Daryl Green, Robbie Zipp
Midfielders: Jadir Henrique, George Pastor, Geoff Wall
Forwards: Brent Goulet, Tim Martin, Joe Mihaljevic
  • Second Team All League
Goalkeeper: Mike Lane
Defenders: Marcelo Balboa, Arturo Velazco, Eric Biefeld, Chris Wentzien
Midfielders: Steve Black, John Hamel, Richard Torres
Forwards: Scott Benedetti, John Gerard, John Sissons

References

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