St. Petersburg Kickers

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St. Pete Kickers FC
Kickers FC logo.jpg
Full nameSt. Petersburg Kickers FC
Nickname(s)Kickers FC
Founded1957
GroundEd Radice Sports Complex
General ManagerGeorge Fotopoulos
LeagueFlorida Suncoast Soccer League

The St. Petersburg Kickers FC are an amateur American soccer team from St. Petersburg, Florida that compete in the Florida Suncoast Soccer League (FSSL).

History[edit]

Founded by Kurt Herbach in 1957, the Kickers won their first national title, the 1967 Over-30 championship. By 1989, the team had won eleven Florida Suncoast Soccer League championships and four Florida State Cups.[1] The clubs most prestigious victory came on the national state winning the 1989 National Challenge Cup (aka US Open Cup).[2]

In 1997, the team moved to Land O'Lakes, Florida, eventually taking the name of Florida Kickers FC. That year the club won both the National Amateur Cup and the National Over-30 championship. In 2008, it won its third national amateur championship.[3]

Honors[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mixed and matched // St. Petersburg Kickers put many personalities into one national power
  2. ^ "1989 US Open Cup results". TheCup.us. 10 July 1989.
  3. ^ "LOL Soccer Team Wins National Title". Tampa Bay Online. 27 August 2008.

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