2013 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
2013 season
Owner Traffic Sports USA
Head Coach Günter Kronsteiner
NASL

Spring Season:Seventh

Fall Season:
U.S. Open Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: David Foley, Scott Gordon, Darnell King (2 goals)
All: Mark Anderson, David Foley, Scott Gordon, Darnell King (2 goals)
Highest home attendance 5,201 (spring)
_ (fall)
Lowest home attendance 3,285 (spring)
_ (fall)
Average home league attendance 4,314 (spring
_ (fall)
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season is the third season of the team in the North American Soccer League, and the entire club's thirty-ninth season in professional soccer. The NASL inaugurated a new format this year in which the season would be split into two, having a spring and fall tournament. The team finished in seventh place during the spring season, and is currently in third place during the fall season.

Squad Information[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Cody Laurendi
2 United States DF Stefan Antonijevic
3 Colombia DF Daniel Arcila
5 Finland DF Toni Ståhl (captain)
6 United States MF Hosman Ramos
7 England FW David Foley
8 Brazil MF Pecka
9 Uruguay FW Martin Nuñez
10 United States MF Walter Restrepo
12 Honduras DF Iván Guerrero
13 United States DF Justin Chavez
14 Colombia MF Carlos Salazar
15 United States DF Scott Gordon
No. Position Player
16 United States FW Bradlee Baladez (on loan from FC Dallas)
17 United States DF Bryan Gaul (on loan from LA Galaxy)
18 Haiti DF Stéphane Guillaume
19 Argentina MF Gonzalo De Mujica
20 England MF Mark Anderson
21 United States DF Darnell King
22 United States GK Lionel Brown
23 United States MF Manny Gonzalez
24 United States GK Matt Glaeser
30 Mexico GK Richard Sánchez (on loan from FC Dallas)
33 Brazil DF Rafael Alves
34 United States MF Kenney Walker (on loan from LA Galaxy)
99 United States FW Aly Hassan

Squad Breakdown[edit]

Updated May 16, 2012.[1]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of Birth (Age) Previous Club
Goalkeepers
1 Cody Laurendi United States GK (1988-08-15) August 15, 1988 (age 26) Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
22 Lionel Brown United States GK (1987-09-17) September 17, 1987 (age 27) United States University of Connecticut
24 Matt Glaeser United States GK (1985-04-27) April 27, 1985 (age 29) Finland Pallo-Iirot
30 Jeff Attinella United States GK (1988-09-29) September 29, 1988 (age 26) United States Real Salt Lake
Defenders
2 Stefan Antonijevic Serbia\United States CB (1989-01-24) January 24, 1989 (age 25) United States Valparaiso Crusaders
3 Daniel Arcila Colombia LB (1993-10-15) October 15, 1993 (age 21) Colombia Deportivo Olimpico
5 Toni Ståhl Finland CB (1985-05-11) May 11, 1985 (age 29) United States Philadelphia Union
12 Iván Guerrero Honduras LB (1977-11-30) November 30, 1977 (age 36) Honduras C.D. Motagua
13 Justin Chavez United States CB (1990-03-23) March 23, 1990 (age 24) United States Tulsa Golden Hurricane
15 Scott Gordon United States FB/CB (1988-04-06) April 6, 1988 (age 26) United States Chivas USA
18 Stéphane Guillaume Haiti RB (1984-02-09) February 9, 1984 (age 30) United States Cleveland City Stars
44 Shavar Thomas Jamaica\United States CB (1981-01-29) January 29, 1981 (age 33) Canada Montreal Impact
Midfielders
6 Hosman Ramos El Salvador\United States AM (1989-08-26) August 26, 1989 (age 25) United States Blue Star Honduras
8 Pecka Brazil DM (1989-05-02) May 2, 1989 (age 25) Brazil Flamengo
10 Walter Restrepo United States\Colombia AM (1988-06-21) June 21, 1988 (age 26) Colombia Boyacá Chicó
14 Carlos Salazar Colombia AM (1981-07-01) July 1, 1981 (age 33) Panama Tauro FC
16 Mike Dietze United States DM (1989-07-19) July 19, 1989 (age 25) United States Seton Hall Pirates
17 Eduardo Jimenez Puerto Rico AM (1990-12-18) December 18, 1990 (age 23) United States UCF Knights
19 Gonzalo De Mujica Argentina\United States AM (1990-01-31) January 31, 1990 (age 24) United States Orlando City U-23
20 Mark Anderson England AM (1989-02-13) February 13, 1989 (age 25) United States Barry University
21 Darnell King United States W/FB (1990-09-23) September 23, 1990 (age 24) United States Florida Atlantic University
23 Manny Gonzalez Colombia\United States DM (1990-06-03) June 3, 1990 (age 24) United States FGCU Eagles
25 Rubens Brazil DM (1989-10-12) October 12, 1989 (age 25) Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul
Forwards
7 David Foley England W (1987-12-05) December 5, 1987 (age 26) Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
9 Jemal Johnson England W (1985-03-05) March 5, 1985 (age 29) England Tamworth FC
11 Stefan Dimitrov Bulgaria\United States ST (1984-10-08) October 8, 1984 (age 30) United States New York Cosmos
26 Andy Herron Costa Rica ST (1978-03-02) March 2, 1978 (age 36) Costa Rica Limón
99 Aly Hassan United States ST (1989-05-15) May 15, 1989 (age 25) Bolivia Club Aurora

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Previous Club Notes Date Source
7 FW England David Foley Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders Undisclosed January 14, 2013 [2]
12 MF Honduras Iván Guerrero Unattached Free January 24, 2013 [3]
19 MF Argentina Gonzalo De Mujica United States Orlando City U-23 Free January 31, 2013 [4]
23 MF United States Manny Gonzalez Unattached Free January 31, 2013 [4]
3 DF Colombia Daniel Arcila Colombia C.D. Olimpia Undisclosed March 8, 2013 [5]
11 FW Bulgaria Stefan Dimitrov United States New York Cosmos Spring Championship Season loan March 9, 2013 [6]
44 DF Jamaica Shavar Thomas Canada Montreal Impact Undisclosed March 11, 2013 [7]
25 MF Brazil Rubens Unattached Free March 20, 2013 [8]
1 GK United States Cody Laurendi Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders Free March 25, 2013 [9]
2 DF United States Stefan Antonijevic Unattached Free March 25, 2013 [9]
13 DF United States Justin Chavez Unattached NASL Combine March 25, 2013 [9]
14 MF Colombia Carlos Salazar Unattached Free March 25, 2013 [9]
16 MF United States Mike Dietze Unattached NASL Combine March 25, 2013 [9]
18 DF Haiti Stéphane Guillaume Unattached Open tryout April 1, 2013 [10]
17 MF Puerto Rico Eduardo Jimenez UCF Knights Free April 1, 2013 [10]
9 FW England Jemal Johnson Unattached Free April 5,2013
99 FW United States Aly Hassan BoliviaClub Aurora Loan return April 27,2013
30 GK United States Jeff Attinella United StatesReal Salt Lake Loan May 8, 2013 [11]
11 FW United States Jahbari Willis United StatesAtlanta Silverbacks Trade for Andy Herron June 13, 2013 [12]
GK Mexico Richard Sánchez United StatesFC Dallas On loan for Fall NASL Season June 23, 2013 [13]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
9 FW United States Abe Thompson Retired October 4, 2012 [14]
16 DF Jamaica Lance Laing Canada FC Edmonton Free November 25, 2012 [15]
15 FW United States Aly Hassan Bolivia Club Aurora Spring Championship Season loan January 9, 2013 [16]
1 GK United States Dave Martin United States VSI Tampa Bay FC Free
2 MF United States Alfonso Motagalvan United States Pittsburgh Riverhounds Free [17]
12 DF United States Emilio Orozco United States Chivas USA Free February 27, 2013 [18]
3 DF United States Scott Lorenz Released
6 DF Jamaica Nickardo Blake Released
7 MF United States Patrick Otte United States Ventura County Fusion Released
11 FW Mexico Leopoldo Morales Released
13 DF United States Jack Stewart Released
14 MF United States Abel Gebor Released
25 DF United States Nico Clavijo Released
30 GK United States Jeff Attinella United States Real Salt Lake End of loan June 4, 2013
11 FW Bulgaria Stefan Dimitrov United States New York Cosmos End of loan June 10, 2013
26 FW Costa Rica Andy Herron United States Atlanta Silverbacks Trade for Jahbari Willis June 13, 2013 [19]
9 FW England Jemal Johnson United States New York Cosmos Only under contract with the Strikers for the Spring season July 7, 2013 [20]
44 DF Jamaica Shavar Thomas Only under contract with the Strikers for the Spring season July 7, 2013

Contracts[edit]

New contracts and contract extensions.

Player Date Length Contracted until Reference / Notes
Brazil Pecka October 17, 2012 2 Years 2013, with a club option for 2014 [21]
England Mark Anderson October 24, 2012 3 Years 2013, with a club option for 2014, 2015 [22]
United States Walter Restrepo November 19, 2012 1 Years 2013 [23]
United States Scott Gordon November 19, 2012 1 Years 2013 [23]
United States Matt Glaeser November 19, 2012 1 Years 2013 [23]
United States Hosman Ramos November 19, 2012 1 Years 2013 [23]
Costa Rica Andy Herron December 19, 2012 2 Years 2013, with a club option for 2014 [23]
Finland Toni Ståhl March 11, 2012 2 Years 2013, with a club option for 2014 [7]

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

      Win       Loss       Tie

Friendlies[edit]

NASL Spring Championship[edit]

The New York Cosmos and the Puerto Rico Islanders will not be participating in the spring season.[30] [31] The season will begin April 6 and end July 4, 2013.

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 Atlanta Silverbacks (C) 12 6 3 3 20 15 +5 21 2013 NASL Spring season winner H
2 Carolina RailHawks 12 5 5 2 20 16 +4 20
3 San Antonio Scorpions 12 6 2 4 19 15 +4 20
4 Tampa Bay Rowdies 12 5 3 4 21 16 +5 18
5 FC Edmonton 12 3 5 4 13 12 +1 14
6 Minnesota United 12 4 2 6 18 23 −5 14
7 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 12 2 2 8 10 24 −14 8

Updated to games played on 4 July, 2013.
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(H) - Will host Soccer Bowl 2013.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
10 2 2 6 9 16 −7 8 1 2 2 5 6 −1 1 0 4 4 10 −6

Source: Spring season 2013 results

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Ground H A A H H A A H A H H A
Result T L L L W L W T L L
Position 2 6 7 7 6 7 6 7 7 7

Last updated: June 18, 2013.
Source:[citation needed]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Match results[edit]

      Win       Loss       Tie

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Squad Statistics[edit]

NASL Spring Championship[edit]

Players[edit]

Nat No Player Pos Apps Starts G A Booked Red card Notes
 USA 2 AntonijevicStefan Antonijevic CB 3 2 0 0 0 0
 COL 3 ArcilaDaniel Arcila LB 3 3 0 0 0 0
 FIN 5 StåhlToni Ståhl CB 9 8 0 1 2 0
 USA 6 RamosHosman Ramos AM 3 2 0 0 1 0
 ENG 7 FoleyDavid Foley LW 5 5 2 0 2 0 Sent to blood bin
 BRA 8 PeckaPecka DM 7 7 0 1 2 0
 ENG 9 JohnsonJemal Johnson RW 9 8 1 1 1 0
 USA 10 RestrepoWálter Restrepo AM 8 4 1 0 3 0
 BUL 11 DimitrovStefan Dimitrov ST 7 6 0 0 1 0
 USA 11 WillisJahbari Willis ST 1 0 0 0 0 0
 HON 12 GuerreroIvan Guerrero LB 6 6 0 0 1 0
 USA 13 ChavezJustin Chavez CB 4 3 0 0 0 0
 COL 14 SalazarCarlos Salazar AM 8 6 1 0 3 1
 USA 15 GordonScott Gordon FB 6 6 2 0 2 0 Sent to blood bin
 USA 16 DietzeMike Dietze DM 0 0 0 0 0 0
 PUR 17 JimenezEduardo Jimenez AM 0 0 0 0 0 0
 HAI 18 GuillaumeStéphane Guillaume RB 4 4 0 0 2 1
 ARG 19 De MujicaGonzalo De Mujica AM 3 1 0 0 0 0
 ENG 20 AndersonMark Anderson AM 5 4 1 0 0 0 Sent to blood bin
 USA 21 KingDarnell King RW 10 8 1 1 2 0
 USA 23 GonzalezManny Gonzalez DM 6 6 0 2 1 0
 BRA 25 RubensRubens DM 5 3 0 0 1 0
 CRC 26 HerronAndy Herron ST 3 0 0 0 0 0
 JAM 44 ThomasShavar Thomas CB 8 8 0 0 2 0
 USA 99 HassanAly Hassan ST 5 0 0 0 1 0
9 6 27 2

Last updated: June 18, 2013.
Source:[citation needed]

Goalkeepers[edit]

Nat No Player Apps Starts Record GA GAA SO
 USA 1 Cody Laurendi 1 1 0-0-0 0 0 0
 USA 22 Lionel Brown 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0
 USA 24 Matt Glaeser 6 5 0-1-5 11 1.83 0
 USA 30 Jeff Attinella 4 4 2-1-1 5 1.25 1
11 10 2-2-6 16 1.60 1

Last updated: June 18, 2013.
Source:[citation needed]

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal.

Ran No. Pos Nat Name NASL U.S. Open Cup Total
1 7 FW England David Foley 2 0 2
15 DF United States Scott Gordon 2 0 2
20 MF England Mark Anderson 1 1 2
2 9 FW England Jemal Johnson 1 0 1
10 MF United States Walter Restrepo 1 0 1
14 MF Colombia Carlos Salazar 1 0 1
21 MF United States Darnell King 1 0 1
TOTALS 9 1 10

Last updated: June 11, 2013
Source:[citation needed]

Top Assists[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total assists are equal.

Ran No. Pos Nat Name NASL U.S. Open Cup Total
1 21 DF United States Darnell King 1 1 2
23 MF United States Manny Gonzalez 2 0 2
2 5 DF Finland Toni Ståhl 1 0 1
8 MF Brazil Pecka 1 0 1
9 FW England Jemal Johnson 1 0 1
TOTALS 6 1 7

Last updated: June 4, 2013
Source:[citation needed]

Starting XI[edit]

This shows the most used players in each position, based on the Striker's typical starting formation for the season.

Last updated: June 11, 2013
Source: Squad stats and Start formations.
Only competitive matches.
Using the most used start formation.
Ordered by position on pitch (from back right to front left).

Club Staff[edit]

Position Name
President United States Tom Mulroy
Managing Director United States Tim Robbie
Director of Operations United States Miguel Lopez
Head Coach United States Daryl Shore
Assistant Coach Germany Raoul Voss
Goalkeepers Coach Brazil Ricardo Lopes
Head Athletic Trainer United States Joe Caroccio

Last updated: June 22, 2012
Source:[citation needed]

Recognition[edit]

Team of the Week Week 1: David Foley, Pecka, Toni Ståhl
Week 4: Walter Restrepo
Week 5: Jeff Attinella, Shavar Thomas, Manny Gonzalez, Jemal Johnson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players + Fort Lauderdale Strikers". Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Strikers Add Forward David Foley to 2013 Roster". Strikers.com. 
  3. ^ "Strikers Sign Former Honduran National Ivan Guerrero". Strikers.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Strikers Sign Pair of South Florida Players". Strikers.com. 
  5. ^ "Strikers Sign Colombian Defender Arcila". Strikers.com. 
  6. ^ "Stefan Dimitrov joins Strikers on Loan from Cosmos". 
  7. ^ a b "Strikers Sign Former Jamaican National Team Captain Shavar Thomas and Re-sign Captain Toni Stahl". 
  8. ^ "Strikers sign Brazilian Rubens Pinheiro". 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Strikers Sign Five as Roster Nears Completion". 
  10. ^ a b "Haitian International Stéphane Guillaume Joins Strikers". Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Jeff Attinella loaned to Fort Lauderdale Strikers from Real Salt Lake". 
  12. ^ "Strikers acquire former FIU forward Jahbari Willis". 
  13. ^ "The Fort Lauderdale Strikers receive goalkeeper Richard Sanchez on loan from FC Dallas". 
  14. ^ "Abe Thompson Announces Retirement". Strikers.com. 
  15. ^ "Eddies Add Two Experienced NASL Players to the Line Up". fcedmonton.com. 
  16. ^ "Aly Hassan Loaned to CD Aurora in Bolivia". Strikers.com. 
  17. ^ "Riverhounds Add a Trio of Talent for Inaugural Season at Highmark Stadium". Riverhounds.com. 
  18. ^ "Chivas USA sign Josue Soto and Emilio Orozco". cdchivasusa.com. 
  19. ^ "Strikers acquire former FIU forward Jahbari Willis". 
  20. ^ "Cosmos Add Two More Players To Squad". 
  21. ^ "Pecka Re-Signs for 2013". Strikers.com. 
  22. ^ "Strikers Re-Sign Mark Anderson". Strikers.com. 
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