Soccer fans: Get excited. It's time to take a diving header into another soccer season in South Florida. And if you didn't make the season opener in New York, now's your chance to catch the Fort Lauderdale Strikers' home opener, against Minnesota United FC at Lockhart Stadium.
Fans will not only be impressed with the field, rated among the best playing surfaces in the NASL, but they will also be pumped to witness the talent of two new Strikers members, defender Bryan Gaul and midfielder Kenney Walker, on loan from the LA Galaxy of MLS.
Don't miss the second game of the season on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Lockhart Stadium, located at 1350 NW 55th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $15. Fall season ticket packages begin at $85 and include a free commemorative scarf. Call 954-606-0400, or visit strikers.com. Follow the team on Facebook or Twitter @FTLStrikers. Or check out photos of the team on Instagram.
Sat., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m., 2013