1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers indoor season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1979 season
Manager England Ron Newman
NASL Tournament: Fourth place
Home colors
Away colors

The 1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season was the first instance of the new indoor team that eventually played in the North American Soccer League indoor league, starting in the 1979–80 season. It was part of the club's twelfth season in professional soccer. In January 1979 four NASL teams participated in the Budweiser Indoor Soccer Invitational. The teams were the Dallas Tornado, Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, Tampa Bay Rowdies, and Tulsa Roughnecks. The event was held over two days.[1] This year the team finished the tournament in fourth place.

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Competitions[edit]

NASL indoor regular season[edit]

Budweiser Indoor Soccer Invitational[edit]

1979 Budweiser Indoor Soccer Invitational
Team League Record Standings GF GA GD
Dallas Tornado* NASL 2–0 1st place 15 9 +6
Tampa Bay Rowdies NASL 2–0 2nd place (Runners-up) 9 4 +5
Tulsa Roughnecks NASL 0–2 3rd place 7 11 -4
Fort Lauderdale Strikers NASL 0–2 4th place 6 13 -7

* Dallas wins title on goal differential

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NASL indoor playoffs[edit]

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Transfers[edit]

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