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San Diego Sockers

1978 San Diego Sockers Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 18-12-0 - 164 points
in the NASL's Western Division


Lost Conference Semifinal

Coach: Hubert Vogelsinger (18-12 (0-0))

1978 San Diego Sockers Statistics

The San Diego Sockers of North American Soccer League ended the 1978 season with a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 ties for 164 points, in the NASL's Western Division. Hubert Vogelsinger coached the team. The 1978 San Diego Sockers lost in the Conference Semifinal.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gary Allison G October 14, 1952 6'0" 170 Munich, Germany
Peter Anderson F,M May 31, 1949 London, England
Victor Arbalez F August 14, 1953 5'3" 140 Bogota, Columbia
Igor Bachner M,F September 16, 1946 5'10" 155 , Czechoslovakia
Ade Coker F,M May 19, 1954 5'9" 155 Lagos, Nigeria
Mark Demling D October 4, 1951 6'0" 175 St. Louis, Missouri
Bob Dogancic D September 17, 1949 Ljubljana, Slovenia Yugoslavia
Laszlo Harsanyi D March 13, 1951 6'1" 175 Budapest, Hungary
Chris Horrocks D November 15, 1954 5'8" 160 Montreal, Quebec Canada
Gerry Ingram F August 19, 1947 5'10" 160 Hull, England
Brian Joy D,M February 26, 1951 5'9" 160 Manchester, England
Jurgen Kirk M 5'11" 155
Franz Krauthausen M February 27, 1946 5'9" 160 Oberhauser, Germany
Fritz Kunzli F January 8, 1946 Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Lechermann D September 28, 1950 5'10" 180 Mulheim, Germany
Alan Mayer G July 3, 1952 6'0" 185 Bayshore, New York
Walker McCall F,M March 29, 1954 Irwin, Scotland
Roy Messing G March 4, 1958 5'11" 165 Roslyn, New York
Hans-Pieter Mielke M November 30, 1951 Golssen, Germany
Paul Milone F June 26, 1956 5'9" 155 Newark, New Jersey
Axel Neumann M,D,F April 22, 1952 Berlin, Germany
Peter Nover D October 29, 1954 Holzheim, Germany
John Nusum D,F July 6, 1954 5'11" 180 Paget West, Bermuda
Gerry O'Kane M,F January 20, 1955 5'10" 170 Belfast, Northern Ireland
Yilmaz Orhan M,F March 13, 1955 5'11" 165 Nicosia, Cyprus
Nick Owcharuk G May 29, 1955 6'1" 175 Chicago, Illinois
Steve Robertson F
Atilla Sandor F September 11, 1948 5'7" 140 , Germany
Derek Smethurst F October 24, 1947 6'1" 165 Durban, South Africa
Heinz Stickel D May 9, 1949 Tubingen, Germany
Jan Van Der Veen M July 6, 1948 5'11" 178 Meppel, Holland
Juli Veee M,F February 22, 1950 6'1" 180 Budapest, Hungary
Doug Wark F,M December 24, 1951 5'10" 160 Glasgow, Scotland
Jean Willrich F,M April 27, 1953 6'1" 180 Koblenz, Germany
Klaus Wolf F