Archives: Fort Lauderdale Strikers

How Orlando City’s Move to MLS Will Impact the Other Soccer Teams in Florida

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

For many years Florida was a barren wasteland for professional soccer. From 2002 to 2005, the state did not boast one professional franchise and a limited number of amateur PDL teams. Suddenly after only boasting a single professional team as … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider with Kartik Krishnaiyer

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England’s 4-1 thrashing of a good, albeit injury depleted, Montenegro side should be further evidence that the self-loathing elements of the British press just do not see what Roy Hodgson is building and why he has England playing the way … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider with Kartik Krishnaiyer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Jose Mourinho is figuring it out, showing his tactical flexibility and his willingness to admit mistakes with his squad selection. Chelsea’s side now looks more pragmatic yet able to play on the break. With a remarkable amount of depth and … Continue reading

Interview With Jemal Johnson, Former Blackburn and Wolves Winger [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Jemal Johnson

American winger/striker Jemal Johnson has a unique story. Born in New Jersey, he grew up in Macclesfield in Cheshire and spent time with Manchester United before becoming a professional with Blackburn Rovers. A veteran of all four divisions of English … Continue reading

Beckham Needs to Focus On South Florida Not Miami For MLS Expansion

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Former England captain David Beckham is in Miami today for exploratory meetings regarding the possibility of a MLS team coming to the city. While a lot of noise has been made recently about the potential MLS expansion to Miami, what … Continue reading

Former NASL Star Brian Kidd Is Ideal Candidate To Lead Manchester City On US Tour

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

When Brian Kidd was named caretaker manager of Manchester City on Monday, it brought me down memory lane. As a young Fort Lauderdale Strikers ball boy, Kidd had been one of the goal scoring heroes of mine. In 1982, when … Continue reading

Major League Soccer Talk Podcast #54: Ray Hudson

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Ray Hudson is a playing, coaching and broadcasting figure who has few equals in the United States today. As a seven year member of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the NASL, Hudson played alongside such legends of the game as … Continue reading