San Diego Sockers Jerseys

San Diego Sockers 1978 Home
     
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 78 Home Laszlo Harsanyi NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 78 Home Back John Nusum 2 Tea Men Kevin Keelan

Manufacturer: Puma  The Puma logo is on the left above the number.

Logo: Sewn on

Name on Back: Sewn On Patch, The Sockers played some early games without the name on the back.

Numbers: Sewn On

Other: The Sockers jersey style is the basically the same for all seven years of their existence.  However, they had manufacturer modifications almost every year.  The Puma, Adidas and Le Coq changes make almost every year identifiable.

San Diego Sockers 1978 Road

Thanks John Nusstein

Thanks John Nusstein
 
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 78 Road Jean Willrich NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 78 Road Back Jan Van Der Veen Sting Jimmy Kelly
With name on the back

Without name on the back
Photo by John Denniston http://www.johndenniston.ca/ 

Manufacturer: Puma, Puma logo is screened on the upper left.

Logo: Sewn On

Name on Back: Sewn On Patch, Some early versions don't have the name on the back.

Numbers: Sewn on.  The numbers are unusual. They are light cotton.

Other:

 

San Diego Sockers 1979 Home (NASL)

Thanks John Nusstein

Thanks John Nusstein
 

Photo from http://www.flickr.com/
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 79 Home Back Leonardo Cuellar

Manufacturer: Puma, Puma logo is screened on.  The logo moves  to the right side above the "S" in "Sockers."

Logo: Sewn on.  "San Diego" added above the number on the left.

Name on Back: Sewn on a large patch  Under the patch "San Diego Soccer" is screened on in 2 lines.  "Sockers" is spelled wrong.

Numbers: Sewn on to a patch. The patch is unusually large.

Other: A polo style collar is added.  There is also a blue V added to the neck.

San Diego Sockers 1979 Road (NASL)
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 79 Road Veee, Willrich, Cuellar

Manufacturer: Puma, Puma logo moves  to the right side above the "S" in "Sockers."

Logo: Sewn on.  "San Diego" added above the number on the left.

Name on Back: Sewn on to a patch. The patch is unusually large.

Numbers:

Other: A polo style collar is added.  There is also a gold V added to the neck.

San Diego Sockers 1980 Home
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 80 Home Jersey Hank Liotart NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 80 Home Jersey Hank Liotart Back NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 80 Home Jersey Hank Liotart Gotzes Tag.JPG
Sockers 80 Home Jim Stamatis, Rowdies
Thanks Jan Reinertsen and http://mytampabayrowdies.blogspot.com/  

Thanks Jan Reinertsen and http://mytampabayrowdies.blogspot.com/  

Manufacturer: Gotzes, There is a screened on Puma logo is screened.  The logo moves back to the left side above "San Diego."  However, this is not a Puma shirt.

Logo: Screened on.  "San Diego" drops lower on the shirt. It is now aligned with the "C" in "Sockers."

Name on Back:  Sewn on.

Numbers: Screened on, The front numbers become significantly smaller.

Other:  The collar is a T-shirt style.

San Diego Sockers 1980 Home Alternate
     
San Diego Sockers 1980 Hugo Sanchez

Manufacturer:

Logo:

Name on Back:

Numbers:

Other:  These are the only photos I have of this style.  The shoulder stripe is missing.  Also the Puma logo above the "San Diego" is missing.

San Diego Sockers 1980 Road (NASL)
     
   

Manufacturer: Puma logo moves back to the left side above "San Diego"

Logo: Sewn on.  "San Diego" drops lower on the shirt. It is now aligned with the "C" in "Sockers."

Name on Back: Sewn On Patch

Numbers: Sewn On, The front numbers become significantly smaller.

Other:  The collar is a T-shirt style.

San Diego Sockers 1980-81 Indoor Home (NASL)
     

Manufacturer: Unknown

Logo: Appears to screened on

Name on Back:

Numbers: Appear to be screened on

Other: This jersey has colored sleeves and collar.  The collar is T-shirt style.  This was worn for at least one 1981 outdoor game.

San Diego Sockers 1981 Home Big "Sockers" Variation
Sockers 81 Home Gordon Dallas with Camper  Sockers 81 Home Lorenz Hilkes Back

Manufacturer: Le Coq, Le Coq Logo is above the "S" in "Sockers"

Logo: Screened on.   "San Diego moves back up to align with the "S" in "Sockers."  There are two versions of the Sockers logo.  One has big letters and the other has small letters spelling out Sockers. 

Notice the difference in the 2 Jean Willrich photos.

Name on Back: Sewn On

Numbers: Sewn On

Other: Polo style collar again.  Does not have the colored V-neck like '79.

San Diego Sockers 1981 Home Small "Sockers" Variation
     
San Diego Sockers 1981 Home Small Jean Willrich 2 NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 81 Home  Back Mike Stojanovic, Nick Rohmann Surf

Manufacturer: Le Coq, Le Coq Logo is above the "S" in "Sockers"

Logo: Screened on.   "San Diego moves back up to align with the "S" in "Sockers."  There are two versions of the Sockers logo.  One has big letters and the other has small letters spelling out Sockers.

Notice the difference in the 2 Jean Willrich photos.

Name on Back: Sewn On

Numbers: Sewn On

Other: Polo style collar again.  Does not have the colored V-neck like '79.

San Diego Sockers 1981 Home Indoor Uniform
     
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 81 Home Steven Nesin Indoor Unis NASL Soccer Portland Timbers 81 Home Back John Pratt

Manufacturer: Unknown

Logo:

Name on Back:

Numbers: n

Other: The Sockers are wearing their 80-81 Indoor uniform in this outdoor game.

San Diego Sockers 1981 Road Large "Sockers" Variation
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 81 Road Jersey Ade Coker NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 81 Road Jersey Ade Coker Back  
   

Manufacturer: Puma, Puma logo moves back to the left side. 

Logo: Sewn on.  "San Diego" added above the number on the left.

Name on Back: Yes

Numbers: Sewn On, The front numbers become smaller and move below the "San Diego"

Other:

San Diego Sockers 1981 Road Small "Sockers" Variation
     
San Diego Sockers 1981 Road Julie Veee   

Manufacturer: Puma, Puma logo moves back to the left side. 

Logo: Sewn on.  "San Diego" added above the number on the left.

Name on Back: Yes

Numbers: Sewn On, The front numbers become smaller and move below the "San Diego"

Other:

San Diego Sockers 1981 Practice
     
San Diego Sockers 81 Road Alter Eric Geyer, Jean Willrich, John Napier
Eric Geyer, John Napier, Jean Willrich
Geyer is wearing the 1981 road jersey.  Willrich is wearing the practice jersey.
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 81 Practice Julie Veee
Gerry Ingram, Julie Veee, John Napier

Manufacturer: Le Coq

Logo:

Name on Back:

Numbers:

Other:  I'm only guessing that this is a practice jersey.  These are the only pictures I've seen.  I "borrowed" these from John Napier's website:  http://www.johnnapiersoccer.com/Photos.html

 

San Diego Sockers 1982-84 Home
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 82+ Home Jersey Paulo Moura NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 82+ Home Jersey Paulo Moura Back NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 82+ Home Jersey Paulo Moura Adidas
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 82 Home Jean Willrich NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 82 Home Back Lorenz Hilkes Sting Rudy Glenn

Manufacturer: Adidas, Adidas Logo above the "S" in Sockers.

Logo: Sewn on

Name on Back: Sewn On

Numbers: Sewn on

Other: Shoulder stripe is removed.  One stripe going around the shoulder and 3 Adidas stripes added at the bottom of the sleeve.

The Sockers wore their '81 jerseys in at least one '82 game.

San Diego Sockers 1982-84 Road
   
NASL Soccer San Diego Sockers 83 Road Kaz Deyna Vidal Fernandes Sockers 83 Road Back Kevin Crow 7-3-83

Manufacturer: Adidas, Adidas Logo above the "S" in Sockers.

Logo: Screened on

Name on Back: Sewn On

Numbers: Sewn on

Other: Shoulder stripe is removed.  One stripe going around the shoulder and 3 Adidas stripes added at the bottom of the sleeve.

San Diego Sockers 1982-84 Road Long-Sleeve
 

Manufacturer: Adidas, Adidas Logo above the "S" in Sockers.

Logo: Screened on

Name on Back: Sewn On

Numbers: Sewn on

Other: