1981 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1981 season
Manager Germany Eckhard Krautzun
Stadium Lockhart Stadium
NASL Southern Division: Second place
Semifinalist
Top goalscorer League:
Italy Giorgio Chinaglia
(29 goals)
All:
Italy Giorgio Chinaglia
(29 goals)
Average home league attendance 13,345
Home colors
Away colors

The 1981 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season was the fifth season of the Fort Lauderdale Striker's team, and the club's fifteenth season in professional soccer. This year the team made it to semifinals of the North American Soccer League playoffs.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

First round[edit]

Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Tulsa Roughnecks - Minnesota Kicks 1 - 3 0 - 1 (SO, 4–5) August 22 -16,205 • August 26 -10,722
Portland Timbers - San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 1 - 5 0 - 2 August 22 -16,003 • August 26 -12,039 • August 30 -15,244
Jacksonville Tea Men - Atlanta Chiefs 3 - 2 (OT) 2 - 1 August 23 -9,287 • August 25 -6,572
Calgary Boomers - Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1 - 3 0 - 2 August 23 -12,196 • August 26 -11,494
Tampa Bay Rowdies - Vancouver Whitecaps 4 - 1 1 - 0 August 23 -21,192 • August 26–28,896
Seattle Sounders - Chicago Sting 2 - 3 2 - 0 2 - 3 August 23 -14,643 • August 26 -15,176 • August 30 -24,080
Montreal Manic - Los Angeles Aztecs 5 - 3 2 - 3 2 - 1 (OT) August 24 -46,682 • August 27 -7,529 • August 30 -8,812


Quarterfinals[edit]

Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Tampa Bay Rowdies - New York Cosmos 3 - 6 3 - 2 (SO, 4–2) 0 - 2 September 2–29,224 • September 5–38,691 • September 9–33,754
Montreal Manic - Chicago Sting 3 - 2 2 - 4 2 - 4 September 2 -58,542 • September 5–24,648 • September 10–27,489
Fort Lauderdale Strikers - Minnesota Kicks 3 - 1 3 - 0 September 2–11,918 • September 6–10,278
Jacksonville Tea Men - San Diego Sockers 2 - 1 (OT) 1 - 2 1 - 3 September 2–12,252 • September 6–14,428 • September 9–14,015


Semifinals[edit]

Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Fort Lauderdale Strikers - New York Cosmos 3 - 4 1 - 4 September 12–18,814 • September 16–31,112
San Diego Sockers - Chicago Sting 2 - 1 1 - 2 0 - 1 (SO, 2–3) September 12–18,192 • September 16–21,760 • September 21–39,623


Bracket[edit]

Match reports[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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