Sockers eliminated from playoff contention, fall to Flash 6-4

March 19, 2018

MONTERREY, MEXICO The San Diego Sockers will be kicking themselves repeatedly for what could’ve been, as they fell to the Monterrey Flash 6-4 Sunday evening, in a match that San Diego could’ve won handily had it not been for the numerous missed opportunities the offense had in front of the goal. Much like the Washington Capitals of the NHL, San Diego can’t seem to advance past the second round of…


SD/TJ Soccer February Review: Moving on Up

March 7, 2018

The last week of February gave soccer fans in San Diego plenty to celebrate. Club Tijuana defeated Honduran team Motagua to reach the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, the San Diego Sockers will begin their hunt for a fifteenth MASL title this month, and 1904 FC is in the process of joining the USL to begin playing in 2019. Club Tijuana The Aztec Canines ended an up-and-down February by…


Sockers Earn Revenge in a Heated Contest Against Fury, win 8-6

January 22, 2018

San Diego, California In a contest that saw both teams take shots at the goal and each other, the San Diego Sockers (11-2) got revenge for their loss on Thursday to the Ontario Fury (7-7). Thanks to four goals by captain Kraig Chiles and clutch saves from goalkeeper Chris Toth, the Sockers snapped their two game losing streak. The first period was owned by the Fury as the Sockers looked…


Sockers Drop Second Straight Game in Overtime Thriller

January 21, 2018

Sonora, Mexico The San Diego Sockers (10-2) were looking to forge past a loss on Thursday, but were unable to prevent the Soles de Sonora (8-6) from scoring an overtime goal and took a hard loss to their rivals. Seven different Sockers scored, but it was clearly not enough. Sonora got off to a quick start in the first quarter after shots by Bogar Moreno and Franck Tayou floated past…


Sockers Lose First Match of Season, Fall 8-5 to Ontario

January 19, 2018

Ontario, California The San Diego Sockers (10-1) saw their 10-game winning streak snapped at the hands of the second place Ontario Fury (7-6) as Chris Toth suffered his first loss in the goal and San Diego starts off their stretch of three games in four days on a sour note. The game started off on a positive note for the Sockers as Luan Oliviera put the home team up with…


Sockers Remain Undefeated, Cruise Past Stars 8-3

January 13, 2018

The San Diego Sockers (10-0) continued their winning ways after a sweep of the Turlock Express, this time beating the Tacoma Stars (5-7) thanks to solid defensive play and a hat trick by midfielder Brandon Escoto. The Sockers played with heavy hearts after learning of the sudden passing of Erick Tovar’s sister, Ana Catalina, and took a moment of silence before the game in her memory. The first quarter began…