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1982 San Diego Sockers Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 19-13 - 162 points
in the NASL's Western Division

Lost Semifinal
Coach: Ron Newman (19-13)
Location: San Diego, California
Attendance: 136,504, Avg. 8,532 in 16 home dates
1982 San Diego Sockers Statistics

The San Diego Sockers of the North American Soccer League ended the 1982 season with a record of 19 wins and 13 losses for 162 points in the NASL's Western Division.

The Sockers scored 71 goals and surrendered 54. Ade Coker netted 13 goals for San Diego, while Mike Stojanovic, Lorenz Hilkes, Kaz Deyna, Vidal Fernandez and Juli Veee each tallied five or more, too. Juli Veee recorded 16 assists. Volkmar Gross recorded a 0.94 goals against average, topping keepers with significant playing time.

Ron Newman coached the team. The 1982 San Diego Sockers lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike BarbarickGOctober 1, 19596'2"185Darby, PA
Ade CokerF,MMay 19, 19545'9"155Lagos, Nigeria
Gordon DallasDFebruary 13, 19596'0"160Durban, South Africa
Kaz DeynaM,FOctober 23, 19475'10"160Starograd Gdanski, Gdanski Poland
Martin DonnellyDJanuary 4, 19515'8"160Belfast, Northern Ireland
Vidal FernandezM,FMarch 25, 19585'9"155Mexico City, Mexico
Eric GeyerDNovember 7, 19506'1"195Adelsdorf, Germany
Jim GorsekGOctober 12, 19555'11"180Oregon City, OR
Volkmar GrossGJanuary 31, 19486'3"210Berlin, Germany
Lorenz HilkesFAugust 31, 19506'0"175Grubbenoors, Holland
Ty KeoughM,D,D/MDecember 19, 19565'10"160St. Louis, MO
Paulo MouraM,D,D/MJanuary 25, 19545'11"150Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Steve NesinF,D,MApril 17, 19605'9"160Novi Sad, Croatia Yugoslavia
Guy NewmanDNovember 26, 19575'11"165Portsmouth, England
Nick RohmannDNovember 23, 19526'1"190, Luxembourg
Manu SanonFJune 25, 19515'10"180Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Peter SkourasF,MMarch 21, 19635'7"130New York, NY
Mike StojanovicFJanuary 26, 19476'1"175Lapovo, Serbia Yugoslavia
Chris TurnerGFebruary 1, 19606'1"180Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Harry Tweedie
Juli VeeeM,FFebruary 22, 19506'1"180Budapest, Hungary
Nigel WalkerMApril 7, 19595'11"165Newcastle, England
Gert WieczorkowskiM,DJuly 24, 19486'1"175Hamburg, Germany
Jean WillrichF,MApril 27, 19536'1"180Koblenz, Germany