Oxford City FC of Texas

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Oxford City Football Club of Texas
Oxford City F.C. logo.png
Founded 2012
Stadium Ford Arena
Beaumont, Texas
Ground Capacity 6,500
CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero
Coach Chris "Topper" Cogan
League Major Arena Soccer League
Website Club home page

Oxford City FC of Texas is an American professional indoor soccer team based in Beaumont, Texas. The team joined the Professional Arena Soccer League on September 26, 2012 as the Texas Strikers.[1] Play in the team's inaugural season began in November 2012.[2][3][4] As of May 2014, the league changed its named to Major Arena Soccer League.

Oxford City FC purchased the Strikers on July 23, 2014, and the team was named after the parent club as Oxford City FC of Texas.[5] The team will still play at Ford Arena.[6]

Original Texas Strikers Logo

Year-by-year[edit]

League Champions Runners-Up Division Champions Playoff Berth
Year League Reg. Season GF GA Finish Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2012–13 PASL 3-13 76 192 5th, Central Did Not Qualify 422
2013–14 PASL 1–15 62 195 7th, Central Did Not Qualify 321
2014–15 MASL 0–1 7 13 Southern 1,388

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krieger, Dan (October 2, 2012). "Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report". Our Sports Central. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Nolan, Heather (September 26, 2012). "New soccer team officials optimistic". The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, TX: Hearst Corporation). Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Mann, Tommy Jr. (September 26, 2012). "Professional soccer headed to Southeast Texas". The Orange Leader (Orange, TX). Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ Garfias, Agustin (October 9, 2012). "Many want Strikers to succeed". Beaumont, TX: KBMT-TV. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ Zaleon, Avi (July 31, 2014). "Beaumont's indoor soccer team has a new owner". The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, TX: Hearst Corporation). Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Oxford City FC Acquires the Texas Strikers in the MASL". Oxford City FC of Texas. July 23, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 

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