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23-year-old bolsters Strik...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers continue to add to its 2016 roster, this time with the addition of 23-year old forward Matheus Carvalho, who most recently was playing for AS Monaco in Ligue 1, of the French first division. “We want to attract top prospects to the club, and Matheus Carvalho brings top quality experience from European football,” said Head Coach and General Manager Caio Zanardi. “Matheus...

FC Shakhtar Will Play Boca...

FC Shakhtar visited Boca Raton Football Club at the club’s headquarters earlier this week as the two clubs agreed to a friendly that will be played in Boca Raton on January 25. Marketing Chief, Yuri Sviridov, and Director of Communications, Joe Palmer from FC Shakhtar confirmed the friendly with Boca Raton FC and club president Douglas Heizer. Founded in 1936, FC Shakhtar plays in the Ukranian Premier...

Would Leicester City Win M...

Leicester City may no longer be alone at the top of the Premier League standings, but the club is still among the favorites to vie for the EPL title this spring. What once looked like a hot start destined to fizzle out has turned into an extraordinarily impressive season that in a way has turned the world’s most famous soccer league on its head. It’s as if Chelsea’s incredible fall...

Strikers Set To Anounce Br...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers continue to turn heads this offseason. According to league sources, the club is set to announce the signing of former World Cup Champion, Kleberson, as early as tomorrow. The contract, per a source, will be a two-year deal in which the former Manchester United midfielder will be unveiled alongside Adrianinho, the former Ponte Preta attacking midfielder. Kléberson made his...

Fort Lauderdale Strikers N...

A little over a week after letting go of head coach Gunter Kronsteiner, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers have found his replacement. Caio Zanardi, who is also the team’s general manager, has been appointed the newest head coach of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. “Caio’s experience on the sidelines is decades long, spans three continents and includes stints with some of the world’s top teams, players and...

Gunter Kronsteiner Will No...

Just when you thought things were starting to look up for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, head coach Gunter Kronsteiner drops yet another bombshell on facebook, explaining he will not be returning to the club for the 2016 NASL Season. Kronsteiner, who took over for Marcelo Neveleff at the start of Fall Season, took the Strikers to yet another unprobable playoff berth and nearly knocked off the heavily...

MLS Attendance Grows by 13...

With the end of the 2015 MLS Regular season, so comes the final attendance numbers for the year. The average attendance in 2015 had a 12.8% increase compared to last season. In all,  MLS saw 7,335,053 fans go through the turnstiles while averaging 21,574 fans per game which ranks seventh in the world in front of the top flight leagues in France, Holland, Argentina, and Brazil. Surely, with big name...

Boca Raton FC Advances in ...

They needed extra time, but Boca Raton Football Club defeated Real Miami CF 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Broward College to advance in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifiers. Boca Raton will now face Uruguay Kendall on November 21 after the Miami team defeated Red Force 3-0. “Uruguay Kendall is a quality team,” says Marcelo Castillo. “Last season we played them for both the regular season title and...

Orlando Pride Continues So...

Orlando continues to build buzz in the soccer community, this time it’s the Orlando Pride and their announcement of their three big-time acquisitions, Canadian National Kaylyn Kyle, FC Kansas City’s Sarah Hagen, and USWNT Star Alex Morgan. In exchange for Morgan and Kyle, the Pride traded to Portland Thorns FC the rights to their first Expansion Draft selection, the first-round selection (No....

American Premier Soccer Le...

After the excitement of the 2015 American Premier Soccer League Season, the league decided to host a Fall Tournament to keep league awareness up and provide a high-level tournament in the middle of the APSL off-season. Although most of the APSL teams have opted to joining the Tournament, some have not and have given their place in the tournament for new clubs to come in and test the waters to see if the...

Boca Raton FC Routs Miami ...

Boca Raton Football Club continues to steamroll past the competition. On Saturday, Boca Raton defeated newcomers Miami Storm FC 6-1 at FIU Stadium to give them the table lead in the 2015 APSL Fall Tournament. Although not the official APSL Season, the Fall Tournament was created by the league in order to keep players fit, and ready to play, especially with the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds coming up in...

Despite Loss, Jurgen Klins...

Confession time, I did not grow up loving soccer. Crazy, I know, but that’s typically the case for the majority of soccer journalists in this country. I mean, even Grant Wahl used to cover basketball. That is something you need to know in order to better understand the rest of this column, I am not your average soccer fan in the United States but I do spend a lot of time with people who are average...

Is It Too Little Too Late ...

After an impressive string of four wins, Orlando City has come within touching distance of the 2015 MLS Playoffs. The Lions have caught fire, but is it too late? Only one point separates Orlando from Montreal, who is currently sitting in sixth place, but the Impact have two games on Orlando and a +2 goal difference to the Lion’s -10. In order to jump Montreal and grab that sixth spot Orlando will...

Free-Agent Affected by APS...

The American Professional Soccer League, or APSL, is trying something different. There is tangible growth in soccer’s popularity in the United States each year and as Major League Soccer, or Division I in the U.S., grows and attracts more quality players that helps the lower divisions grow as well. Currently, the APSL is not a professional league, the players are students and professionals looking to...

Orlando City’s Cyle ...

Something about the state of New York agrees with rookie, Cyle Larin. Friday night at Red Bull Arena, Larin made history with the most goals scored in a rookie season. The 20-year-old Canadian set a new record 14 goals, officially beating former record holder, Damani Ralph, and has three more games this season to add to his total. Larin was the number 1 pick in the 2015 January MLS SuperDraft and is the...

Orlando’s Crawl to t...

Orlando City SC have been flirting with playoff contention all season and with the final handful of games fast approaching, the Lions will need to make a stand at Toyota Park in Chicago this Saturday. Currently just one spot out of contention behind the Montreal Impact with a steep goal difference and one point separating the teams, Orlando have a big hill to climb in order to make it to the...

APSL Holds Successful Boar...

  The American Premier Soccer League held it’s monthly owners meeting this past week in Miami and had the pleasure of welcoming two new teams to play in the league’s fall tournament. The owners all agreed on accepting Miami Fusion and Miami Storm to join the APSL Fall Tournament this upcoming month. Unlike the APSL season, which runs from March until August, the APSL Fall tournament is a way...

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