Songs

Many songs and chants can be heard coming from Section 130 on gameday. Want to join in but don’t know the words? Well now you have no excuse!

DEFEND THE FORT
(Scarves Up!)

Defend The Fort!
Each day and night!
We Defend The Fort!
With all our might!

We are the Strikers,
And who are you?!
We are the STRIIIIIK-ERS!
We’re better than you!


WE LOVE YA

We love ya,
We love ya,
We love ya!

And where you go we’ll follow,
We’ll follow,
We’ll follow!

Cause we support THE STRIKERS!
THE STRIKERS!
THE STRIKERS!

And that’s the way we like it,
We like it,
We like it!

Ohohohohoh ohhhhhhhh Ohohohoho ohhhhhhhh


THE STRIKERS FOOTBALL TEAM
(to the tune of “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles)

In the town where I was born,
Plays the greatest team ever seen!

Here in old Fort Lauderdale,
They’re the Strikers Football Team!

From West Palm down to the Keys,
Every one of us has all we need!

Sky of blue, and field of green,
And The Strikers Football Team!

We all cheer for The Strikers Football Team!
The Strikers Football Team!
The Strikers Football Team!

We all cheer for The Strikers Football Team!
The Strikers Football Team!
The Strikers Football Team! (repeat)


THUNDERSTRUCK

STRIKERS! OHOHOHOHOH OH! (repeat)


RED & GOLD SOLDIERS
(to the tune of “Buffalo Soldier” by Bob Marley & The Wailers)

Red & Gold Soldiers,
In the ‘Hart of Fort Lauderdale!

Fighting for the Strikers,
Uniting for the Strikers!

Whoa yo yo!
Whoa yo-yo yo!
Whoa yo yo yo yo yo-yo yo!

Whoa yo yo!
Whoa yo-yo yo!
Whoa yo yo yo yo yo-yo yo!


COME ON YOU BOYS IN RED(& GOLD)!

(capo) STRI-KERS!
(all) STRI-KERS!

(capo) STRI-KERS!
(all) STRI-KERS!

(capo) COME ON YOU BOYS IN RED!  alt: COME ON YOU BOYS IN HOOPS
(all) COME ON YOU BOYS IN RED!  alt: COME ON YOU BOYS IN HOOPS

(capo) COME ON YOU BOYS IN GOLD! alt: COME ON YOU BOYS IN HOOPS
(all) COME ON YOU BOYS IN GOLD! alt: COME ON YOU BOYS IN HOOPS

(capo) LAUDERDALE’S RED & GOLD!
(all) LAUDERDALE’S RED & GOLD!

(capo) LAUDERDALE’S RED & GOLD!
(all) LAUDERDALE’S RED & GOLD!

Chanting to the tune of “Yankee Doodle”

La La La La LaLaLa
LaLa La La La La La
LaLa La La La La La La La La La La La La

Ohohohohohohoh
Ohohohohohoh
Ohohohohohohoh
Ohohohohohoh oh!


ALL TOGETHER NOW
(to the tune of “All Together Now” by The Beatles)

(capo) All Together Now!
(all) ALL TOGETHER NOW!
x4

Bom-bom-bom-bom-ba-bom
Sail the kick,
Bom-ba-bom
Past the keeper!
Bom-ba-bom
Score a goal…
Bom-ba-bom
…Two or THREEEEE!!

(capo) All Together Now!
(all) ALL TOGETHER NOW!
Repeating faster and faster to finish


“S” IS FOR STRIKERS
(to the tune of “‘C’ is for Cookie”)

“S” is for Strikers, that’s good enough for me!
“S” is for Strikers, that’s good enough for me!
“S” is for Strikers, that’s good enough for me,
OH! Strikers, Strikers, Strikers starts with “S”!

Can substitute the letter and “Strikers” for any player with a two-syllable name: “G is for Glaeser”, “S is for Sparky”, “P is for Pecka” etc.


WE HATE “TEAM”
(to the tune of “We Will Rock You” by Queen)

We hate, we hate, TAMPA!
We hate, we hate, TAMPA!

Subsitute Tampa with “Atlanta”, “Carolina”, “The Scopions”, The Islanders”, “Minnesota”, “New York” and “Edmonton” as necessary


WE ARE THE STRIKERS
(to the tune of “We Are The Champions” by Queen)
(Sung at the 77th minute of every match in honor of the founding year of the original Fort Lauderdale Strikers, 1977, which  happens to be the same year “We Are The Champions” was released)

We are the Strikers, my friend!
And we’ll keep on fighting ’till the end!

WE ARE THE STRIKERS!
WE ARE THE STRIKERS!
NO TIME FOR LOSERS, ‘CAUSE WE ARE THE STRIKERS!

LAUDERDALE!


THE RED AND GOLD

The red and gold,
The red and gold,
The red and gold go marching in!
I want to be in that number,
The red and gold go marching in!

THE RED AND GOLD! (the red and gold!)
GO MARCHING IN! (go marching in!)
The red and gold go marching in!
I want to be in that number,
The red and gold go marching in!


I WAS BORN (UNDER A STRIKERS SCARF)

I was born under a Strikers scarf
I was born under a Strikers scarf
Do you know where hell is? Hell is Tampa Bay!
Heaven is at Lockhart, and that’s where we will stay!
I was born under a Strikers scarf


LAUDERDALE ‘TIL THE DAY I DIE
(to the tune of “Battle Hymn of the Republic”)

From the days of Rocky Hudson, Gerd, Nene and Georgie Best,
Lauderdale has beat the Cosmos, Tampa Bay and all the rest!
Every challenge that we face is met with victory and success,
LAUDERDALE ‘TIL THE DAY I DIE!!

Glory, Glory to the Strikers,
Glory, Glory to the Strikers,
Glory, Glory to the Strikers,
LAUDERDALE ‘TIL THE DAY I DIE!!


THE STRIKERS ARE MARCHING ON AGAIN
(to the tune of “When Johnny comes marching home”)

The Strikers are marching on again,
HURRAH, HURRAH!
The Strikers are surely going to win,
HURRAH, HURRAH!
We scream and we shout, we cheer and we sing,
In football in Florida, the Strikers are king,
And we’ll all go nuts when Fort Lauderdale wins the game!


THAT’S THE WAY
(to the tune of “That’s The Way (I Like It)” by KC & The Sunshine Band)

That’s the way!
Uh-huh, Uh-huh
GO STRIKERS!
Uh-huh, Uh-huh

That’s the way!
Uh-huh, Uh-huh
GO STRIKERS!
Uh-huh, Uh-huh

Ohohohohohohohohoh Ohohohohohohohohoh

(repeat)


THE STRIKERS BOOT BOYS
(to the tune of “You Are My Sunshine”)

We are the Stri-kers!
The Strikers Boot-Boys!
And we are mental, and we are mad!
We are the loyalist, football supporters,
That the world has ever had!


STRIKERS TIL I DIE
(At maximum volume)

STRIKERS ‘TIL I DIE!
I’M STRIKERS ‘TIL I DIE!
I KNOW I AM, I’M SURE I AM, I’M STRIKERS ‘TIL I DIE!


STAND UP FOR THE STRIKERS

Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Let them hear you yell – HEY!

Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Stand up for the Stri-kers!
Give *the Rowd-ies* hell – HEY!

*At-lan-ta, the Rail-Hawks, Ed-mon-ton, the Scorp-ions, the Stars some, the Ri-cans*


WE LOVE YOU STRIKERS

We love you Strikers, We Do
We love you Strikers, We Do
We love you Strikers, We Do
Ooooohhhh Strikers we love you!!


Team Specific Chants:

THE TAMPA FAMILY
(to the tune of “The Addams Family”)

Your sister is your mother,
your father is your brother,
You all do one another,
The Tampa family!

Buh-duh-duh-duh clap, clap
etc.


WE HATE YOU TAMPA

We hate you Tampa, We Do!
We hate you Tampa, We Do!
We hate you Tampa, We Do!
Ooooohhhh we hate St. Pete too!!


F-U TAMPA BAY!
(parody of Ralph’s Mob’s “F-C Tampa Bay” chant)

F! F-U! F-U TAMPA BAY! (repeat)


BLAME CANADA
(against Edmonton and Ottawa)

BLAME CANADA!
BLAME CANADA!

It seems everything’s gone wrong,
Since Canada came along!

BLAME CANADA!
BLAME CANADA!!

They’re not even a real country anyway!

 

 


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