1982 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season

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Fort Lauderdale Strikers
1982 season
Owner United States Elizabeth Robbie
General Manager United States Tim Robbie
Manager Germany Eckhard Krautzun (fired Sept. 23)
England David Chadwick
Stadium Lockhart Stadium
NASL Southern Division: first place
Semifinalist
Top goalscorer League:
England Brian Kidd
(15 goals)

All:
England Brian Kidd
(16 goals)
Average home league attendance 12,345
Home colors
Away colors

The 1982 Fort Lauderdale Strikers season was the sixth season of the Fort Lauderdale Striker's team, and the club's sixteenth 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]

Regular season W = Wins, L = Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, PT= point system

6 points for a win in regulation and overtime, 4 point for a shootout win, 0 points for a loss, 1 bonus point for each regulation goal scored, up to three per game.[1]

NASL Southern Division W L GF GA PT
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 18 14 64 74 163
Tulsa Roughnecks 16 16 69 57 151
Tampa Bay Rowdies 12 20 47 77 112
Jacksonville Tea Men 11 21 41 71 105

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Higher seed Lower seed Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Fort Lauderdale Strikers - Montreal Manic *2–3 (OT) 1–0 (OT) 4–1 *August 25 • Olympic Stadium • 15,232
August 29 • Lockhart Stadium • 10,696
September 1 • Lockhart Stadium • 11,897

*Montreal Manic hosted Game 1 (instead of Game 2) due to stadium conflicts with the Expos baseball club.

Semifinals[edit]

Higher seed Lower seed Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Seattle Sounders - Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2–0 3–4 (OT) 1–0 (OT) September 4 • Kingdome • 17,338
September 8 • Lockhart Stadium • 15,196
September 10 • Kingdome • 28,986

Bracket[edit]

Match reports[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]