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Fort Lauderdale Strikers O...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are set to begin their 2014 preseason in just 40 days when they take on expansion-side Jacksonville Armada in Jacksonville, Florida. But more questions have been left open rather than answered. Upon taking control of the club just days after the 2-1 loss to the San Antonio Scorpions in the NASL Championship game, the new owners wasted valuable time that could have been spent on...

Jozy Altidore Returns To M...

Just one year after the “It’s a bloody big deal” campaign Toronto FC rolled out after signing Gilberto, USMNT midfielder Michael Bradley, and English National Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC once again is making waves. Earlier this morning it was officially announced that the club had reached a transfer agreement with English Premier League club, Sunderland A.F.C. and has signed United States...

Major League Soccer names ...

For nearly his entire career, Landon Donovan was the face of Major League Soccer. Now he’s the face of the league’s Most Valuable Player award. MLS announced on Thursday that it has named its MVP trophy after Donovan, who retired in December as the league’s all-time leader with 144 goals and 136 assists. During his distinguished 14-year MLS career, the former San Jose Earthquakes and LA Galaxy...

Sources: Toronto FC Sends ...

According to 90 Minutes Strong sources, Toronto FC has agreed to send striker Jermain Defoe to Sunderland AFC  in exchange for U.S. Men’s National Team striker Jozy Altidore and cash considerations. The cash consideration is believed to be significant, according to TSN. After just one season in MLS, Defoe is set to sign a massive three and a half year deal with Sunderland that will pay him close to...

Fort Lauderdale Striker Of...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have officially announced Andre Chaves as the club’s new Soccer Director and Amaury Nunes as the new General Manager. 90 Minutes Strong sources had told us about the appointment of both Chaves and Nunes last week, but now the club has made it official. Below is the official press release from the club: FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Tuesday, January 13, 2015) – The Fort...

U.S. Soccer To Begin World...

The World Cup in Russia might be three years away, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until 2018 to catch the soccer bug again. On Monday, CONCACAF, the governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, outlined the timetable for the 35 nations looking for the three automatic World Cup berths and the lone playoff spot. In fact, World Cup qualifying will begin as early as March for...

Strikers Acquire NASL Cham...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers today announced that defender Jonathan Borrajo has put pen to paper on a contract with the club. Per team and league policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Borrajo, 27, joins the Strikers in a trade from San Antonio Scorpions for future considerations. He is the first new addition to the Strikers 2015 roster. “I’m very excited for this new chapter of my life,”...

Fort Lauderdale Strikers t...

Looks like the Strikers are finally shaping their roster in preparation for when the New York Cosmos come to town in just 87 days. According to 90 Minutes Strong sources, local talents Manny Gonzalez and Aly Alberto Hassan will sign contracts for the 2015 season and it looks like more announcements are coming out soon. This will be the third season with the Strikers for Manny Gonzalez, who made...

Fort Lauderdale Strikers S...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are set to announce brass moves this upcoming week that will change the landscape of the club for years to come. According to 90 Minutes Strong sources, Andre Chaves is set to become the club’s newest Soccer Director/partner, and Amaury Nunes will get the General Manager nod. Chaves has been active on Instagram posting videos of players like Diego Costa and Elias sending...

Orlando City Will Face New...

Orlando City Soccer Club will open its inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) campaign against fellow expansion club and Eastern Conference rivals New York City FC (NYCFC) at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on March 8, 2015 the League announced today. Scheduled to kick-off at 5:00 p.m. ET, the marquee match-up will feature international superstars Kaká, David Villa and Frank Lampard, who will compete in their...

DaMarcus Beasley Retires F...

After a decorated career with the United States Men’s National Team, 32-year-old DaMarcus Beasley announced his retirement from international soccer with a simple post on his Instagram account. Beasley made his national team debut in 2001 at the age of 18 and earned 121 caps since, scoring 17 goals. This summer, Beasley joined Claudio Reyna and Kasey Keller as the only American players to be a member...

Three Players Taken in MLS...

Former Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers Eric Kronberg and Andy Gruenebaum found new homes in Major League Soccer on Friday via the first stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft. The Montreal Impact selected  the 31-year-old Kronberg with the first overall pick of the draft, and the San Jose Earthquakes followed by snatching up the 31-year-old veteran Gruenebaum with the second pick overall. Both players...

Adidas and MLS Release NAT...

 Adidas and Major League Soccer today unveiled NATIVO, the official match ball for 2015, the League’s 20th season. NATIVO’s bold aesthetic meshes with the new MLS brand identity while the ball’s materials and technology meet the unrivaled standards set by Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The NATIVO structure features six identical panels to optimize...

MLS releases list of eligi...

Major League Soccer unveiled the list of 62 players eligible for selection in the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Process on Thursday. The first stage of the Re-Entry Process – when clubs can claim players by exercising their current options or extending them a bona fide offer as stipulated by the CBA – will take place on Friday at 3 pm ET. The results of the draft will be published on MLSsoccer.com. Players that...

Ronaldo Officially Joins S...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have officially confirmed the addition of Ronaldo to its ownership group this afternoon. Ronaldo, who began his soccer career playing for Cruzeiro at 16 years of age, has been linked to the Strikers for a few months, dating back to when the two-time World Cup Champion sent out a “good luck” Instagram post to the Strikers ahead of their NASL Championship Game versus...

Reports: Ronaldo to Join F...

UPDATE: Ronaldo Officially Joins Strikers Ownership Group; Could Suit Up in 2015 Earlier this afternoon, Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated announced that 3-time FIFA Player of the Year, Ronaldo has joined the Fort Lauderdale Strikers ownership group. Brazilian legend Ronaldo has signed on to become a minority owner of NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers http://t.co/Pq8Xuva4OD — Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl)...

Available Players for 2015...

Below is the list of all the players that were left unprotected and available for selection by Orlando City and New York City FC in the 2015 MLS Expansion Draft. At first glance, a few names pop out at you like Eddie Johnson, Alan Gordon, Tim Cahill, Dwyane DeRosario, A.J. Soares, and Donovan Ricketts. Of the Designated Players on the list, Eddie Johnson is one of the few who might be picked up, I...

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