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Archives: Fort Lauderdale Strikers

David Beckham can learn lessons about South Florida from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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David Beckham’s lofty ambitions to build an MLS superclub in Miami have gone virtually nowhere over the past 14 months, but up I-95 about 25 miles, the NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers are teaching Beckham thing or two about marketing. The … Continue reading

Questions arise about the growth of foreign ownership in US soccer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The recent events regarding Frank Lampard have brought the question of foreign ownership in the U.S. professional soccer leagues back into the spotlight. The Lampard saga has highlighted a growing trend of investment from foreign owners into the United States professional … Continue reading

More Questions Remain Than Answers at Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League made a splash on Wednesday by unveiling Brazilian legend Ronaldo as a part-owner and potential player. The Strikers got an international and national publicity bump out of the announcement. Ronaldo … Continue reading

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Unveil Brazilian Ronaldo as Part-Owner

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NASL team Fort Lauderdale Strikers presented Brazilian World Cup star Ronaldo to the media in South Florida today as part-owner of the club after his affiliation with the club was originally announced in December. During the press conference, Ronaldo announced … Continue reading

Ronaldo Becomes Part-Owner of Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldo is now part-owner of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Ronaldo, who is considered to be one of the greatest footballers of all time, has acquired approximately 25% of the Strikers and becomes part of the new ownership … Continue reading

San Antonio vs Ft. Lauderdale Strikers Match Highlights [VIDEO]; NASL Championship Final

Posted on by Alex Muller
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San Antonio Scorpions defeated the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 on Saturday night to win the NASL Championship. Playing on home turf, the Scorpions won the game with two clinically finished goals. The first, a bicycle kick by Rafael Castillo, was … Continue reading

Frustration With Traffic Sports Growing Among Fort Lauderdale Strikers Fans

Posted on by Alex Gago
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As we’ve seen by developments this week, Traffic Sports USA has been responsible for organizing many international soccer events and has owned the Fort Lauderdale Strikers since they joined North American Soccer League as an expansion team since 2010 but, … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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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

Posted on by 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
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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
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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
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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
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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