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Brian Bliss

Full name: Brian Boyer Bliss
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: September 28, 1965 in Webster, New York, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Force, Cleveland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football

Biography

Brian Bliss attended Southern Connecticut State University, graduating in 1986. Internationally he played for the US from 1984-95, earning 34 caps. Bliss played professionally with multiple teams in the US and Germany from 1987-99. He started with the Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL), but in 1989 joined the Albany Capitals and in 1990, left for the Boston Bolts. Bliss then moved to Germany in 1990, playing with Energie Cottbus, Chemnitzer FC, and four years with FC Carl Zeiss Jena. He then returned to the US in 1996, finishing his career with four seasons with the Columbus Crew, MetroStars, Kansas City Wizards, and the Connecticut Wolves.

Bliss then turned to team management, as a player-coach with the Wolves in his last year. He became an assistant coach with the Kansas City Wizards (later renamed Sporting Kansas City) for several years. In 2012 Bliss was named US Under-20 assistant coach. He has also served as technical director for the Columbus Crew, and technical director and head coach of the Chicago Fire.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Football Men's Football United States USA 13T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Football United States USA Final Standings 13T 1988-09-17 0 1 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Football United States USA Group C Match #2 1T 1988-09-18 USA 1, ARG 1 0 1 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Football United States USA Group C Match #3 1T 1988-09-20 USA 0, KOR 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Football United States USA Group C Match #6 2 1988-09-22 URS 4, USA 2 0 0 0
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