Richmond Strikers

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Richmond Strikers
Richmond Strikers logo.jpg
Full nameRichmond Strikers Football Club
Founded1975 as Three Chopt Soccer Association
WebsiteClub website

Richmond Strikers is a sports club based in Henrico County, near Richmond, Virginia. The Strikers' team colors are orange, white, and black. The Strikers are a multi-sport club and offer soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, cricket, and rugby. The Strikers have over 6,000 members from travel soccer, recreation, adult league and all other sports. The Strikers are also the host of the Jefferson Cup, one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the United States.

Club history[edit]

The Strikers were formed in 1975 as Three Chopt Soccer Association. In 1986, they adopted the Strikers name.[1] In 2006, the Strikers merged with Virginia Capital Area Soccer League (CASL), making the Strikers one of the largest clubs in Virginia.[1] In 2010, they announced a working relationship with the EPL English Premier League club, Arsenal.[2] In 2015, the Strikers announced the addition of girls lacrosse and field hockey. In 2017, the club added boys lacrosse and rugby.

Notable players[edit]

Notable players who have played for the Strikers include:[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Club History". Richmond Strikers. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Arsenal announce Richmond Strikers project". Arsenal F.C. 24 September 2010. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Richmond Strikers Alumni". Richmond Strikers. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Germany - BV Borussia 09 Dortmund Under 19 - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". us.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2016-10-23.

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