Archive for November, 2015

When a goal is not a goal

When a goal is not a goal

November 19, 2015

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An examination of the Columbia-Rutgers game played on Nov. 2, 1872 shows it was played under a form of association football rules, not American gridiron rules.

Bill Cox and the ISL showed the way

Bill Cox and the ISL showed the way

November 17, 2015

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The International Soccer League was an important step that helped to pave the way toward the start of the original NASL and thus the American soccer scene of today.

Promotion/Relegation: Been there, done that

Promotion/Relegation: Been there, done that

November 4, 2015

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The Northwest Collegiate Soccer Conference used promotion/relegation for one season in the early 1990s: “[I]t was all very pragmatic. And when it no longer was necessary, it went away.”

The record-setting Archie Stark

The record-setting Archie Stark

November 3, 2015

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Billy Gonsalves is considered by many to be the best US player before the Second World War but Archie Stark remains the greatest goalscorer the US has ever produced.