1350 NW 55th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Category: Sports and Recreation
Region: Fort Lauderdale
You know what nobody wants to hear? Your newfound love for footie, the football, fútbol, the king sport, the most beautiful yadda yadda yadda... Nobody cares unless you've been a fixture at Lockhart. Back in the '70s, when someone tried to capitalize on the sport on these shores, your Fort Lauderdale Strikers were there to bring world-class action to the unsuspecting masses. Sure, the World Cup just ended, and there will be no Teófilo Cubillas, no Gerd Müller, no Gordon Banks; in short, no huge names who'd inspire loyalty and love among the brittle masses. But what is true is that our Strikers are in the middle of the NASL rankings right now; it could go either way, and the Scorpions are rapidly succeeding the Rowdies as a team to have a rivalry with. And how can you say no to that, sports fans? All we need is an excuse; all they need is 90 minutes -- you show up, they'll make it worth your while. Fort Lauderdale Strikers match up against the San Antonio Scorpions on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Lockhart Stadium, at 1350 NW 55 St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $12 to 20. Call 954-606-0400, or visit strikers.com.
Fri., Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m., 2014