St. Petersburg Kickers

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The St. Petersburg Kickers were an amateur American soccer team from St. Petersburg, Florida that won the 1989 National Challenge Cup.

Founded by Kurt Herbach in 1957,[1] the Kickers won their first national title, the 1967 Over-30 championship. By 1989, the team had won eleven Sun Coast Soccer League championships and four Florida State Cups.[2] In 1997, the team moved to Land O'Lakes, Florida, eventually taking the name of Florida Kickers.[3][4] That year, the club won both the National Amateur Cup and the National Over-30 championship.[5] In 2008, it won its third national amateur championship.[6]


1990, 1997, 2008



  1. ^ Kickers play host to top area teams St. Petersburg Times - Friday, January 18, 1991
  2. ^ Mixed and matched // St . Petersburg Kickers put many personalities into one national power
  3. ^ New home, same results for Kickers St . Petersburg Times - Sunday, March 16, 1997
  4. ^ LOL Soccer Team Wins National Title
  5. ^ Kickers capture unprecedented 2 soccer crowns in same season The Tampa Tribune - Thursday, July 24, 1997
  6. ^ National Cup Finals Recap