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Played by more than 250 million people in 200 countries, soccer is the most popular game in the world liked by people of all ages. If you are an avid and enthusiastic soccer fan, San Antonio Scorpions tickets are giving you a chance to join the cheering crowd and watch sensational and intense soccer matches live.
Founded in 2010, San Antonio Scorpions are an American professional soccer team based in San Antonio, Texas. The team made its debut in the North American Soccer League in 2012. They operate differently than most professional sports clubs and are owned by philanthropist and businessman Gordon Hartman. Part of the profit of the club goes to fund Scorpions Community Stadium and the rest goes to fund a special needs park in Longhorn Quarry, Morgan’s Wonderland.
The home ground of the team is soccer specific stadium “Toyota Field.” With an initial capacity of 8,000 spectators, the stadium is expandable to accommodate around eighteen thousand fans. The stadium is located across the street from Morgan’s Wonderland and South Texas Regional Soccer Complex and was opened in April 2013. The Scorpions will play their home games at their new stadium starting 2013.
The official name of the team was revealed in 2011. The Scorpions made their NASL debut in 2012 with a match against Atlanta Silverbacks which ended in a draw when both teams could not score any goal. The team scored their first goal against Fort Lauderdale Strikers with Pablo Campos and Hans Denissen scoring one goal each. The Scorpions also played at the Blossom Soccer Stadium that has a capacity of more than ten thousand spectators as their alternate playing site. The San Antonio Scorpions played their 2012 season at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio Texas while waiting for their home field to be constructed completely.
Current roster includes players from diverse backgrounds including Midfielder Javier Saavedra from Mexico, Defender Luka Vucko from Croatia, Defender Stephen deRoux from Jamaica, Midfielder Walter Ramirez from Honduras, Forward Nikola Vasilic from Serbia while notable former players include Jeff Cunningham, Pablo Campos, Ryan Cochrane and Josue Soto. Current coach of the team is Tim Hankinson.
The Scorpions have garnered fame and a significant fan following. The largest organized supporters of the club are a group called the “Crocketteers.” The group was formed in 2009 with an aim to unite soccer fans in San Antonio and help consolidate the fan base behind the new team. The group has more than 1000 registered members. The Bexar County Casuals Football Firm also supports the Scorpions. Other supporter groups are The Dragoons 78 and The Alamo City Ultras.
The Scorpions are ready to thrive and attain glory in the 2013 season performing at their best and winning their supporters’ hearts. Buy San Antonio Scorpions tickets and enjoy their exhilarating matches as they play against their competitors in thrilling games.