January 16, 2017 EMPTY PROMISES
Strikers brand, fans deserved better from failed team's ownership
The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will not participate in the North American Soccer League in 2017. It was announced by the league in conjunction with the resignation of Bill Peterson as Commissioner. All the promises that were made to the fans from ownership evaporated into thin air. But you could see it coming throughout the 2016 NASL campaign.
December 9, 2015 THE BYLINE
Zanardi on the hot seat for Strikers
Next through the revolving door, Caio Zanardi. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have named named the Brazilian, their General Manager since 2015, as their new coach, replacing Gunter Kronsteiner.
November 11, 2015 THE BYLINE
Strikers need to re-sign Kronsteiner
In the last two years the Fort Lauderdale Strikers have made the playoffs under the direction of Head Coach Gunter Kronsteiner. It was the third and fourth time that the Strikers were playing in postseason in the five-year long Modern Era of the North American Soccer League.
And once again the season ends with his future behind the bench in question. And that's a shame.
May 26, 2015 THE BYLINE
Beckham still trying to get a stadium deal
For the first time in a long time, soccer has become a hot topic discussed by South Florida sports-talk show hosts and callers. Especially since the University of Miami has shown interest in building a stadium facility they would share with a professional soccer club.
February 8, 2014 THE BYLINE
MLS in Miami – it could work, but…
On Wednesday, David Beckham, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez were paraded onto the dais prepared with stools and microphones for each personality, amid repeated chants of “MLS Miami” and “Thank you David” from the crowd. It seemed that everyone was there for a celebration of something great.