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  • Aug 27, 2018 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune 

    Ron Newman, legendary Sockers coach, dies at 82

    Former San Diego Sockers coach Ron Newman acknowledges the crowd's applause during a halftime ceremony honoring him and former Sockers players on Jan. 7, 2012 in Del Mar. Former San Diego Sockers coach Ron Newman acknowledges the crowd's applause during a halftime ceremony honoring him and former Sockers players on Jan. 7, 2012 in Del Mar. Ron Newman, who coached the San Diego Sockers to 10 indoor championships in a span of 11 years in two different leagues and later was the first coach hired by Major League Soccer, died Monday morning in Florida, his family said. Newman became the coach of the Sockers in 1980 when the team only played outdoors in the North American Soccer League.

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