A name inspired for and by the people of its representative city.
"We believe in the people of San Diego. Our name reflects our commitment to the city and street culture. The number is already iconic in San Diego, now it will stand for the passion and pride of our region."
– Demba Ba
A fellow supporter and most importantly, a San Diegan, suggested 1904, deriving from S, the 19th letter of the alphabet, paired with D, the 4th letter, making 1904 an iconic name for San Diego soccer. From the start, this team has been deeply rooted in its interest and appeal to the street culture here, making Nineteen O’Four and the many variations of this name absolutely fitting. Finally, we have chosen to use Football Club because of what we’re steadily moving towards, to bring San Diego Football and its valued players to the world.
Our colors are as simple as the game itself. A game where one team must score just one more goal than the other. Black and white also represent both the darkness (challenges) of sports and the light (victory). The telescope represents the club’s long-term vision and commitment to the region, along with its goal of developing local football talent and helping young players achieve their dreams of playing international soccer. It also symbolizes the club’s connection to the city’s long-standing commitment, described as Semper Vigilans, which means ever vigilant, on the city seal.
Beyond all football norms, we want to fully immerse ourselves in the culture, subcultures and the magic of community that make up football. We too, come from very different places and since, have played all over the world. But for many of us, our love for the game began in the very same place — the streets.