Archive for December, 2015

The brief Dettmar Cramer

The brief Dettmar Cramer

December 29, 2015

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On the sudden departure of Dettmar Cramer as head coach of the USMNT in 1975.

1916: Bethlehem Steel FC travels to St. Louis

1916: Bethlehem Steel FC travels to St. Louis

December 23, 2015

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Over the 1916 Christmas holiday, Bethlehem Steel FC, holders of the National Challenge Cup and the American Cup, traveled to St. Louis for two games to decide the unofficial title of champion of the United States.

A stumbling start for U.S. pro soccer

A stumbling start for U.S. pro soccer

December 2, 2015

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Roger Allaway on the shaky beginnings of professional league soccer in the US.

Turkey Bowl

Turkey Bowl

December 1, 2015

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  American football is a Thanksgiving tradition, but so is soccer. In fact, Thanksgiving Soccer is nearly as old as the holiday itself. A day of national thanksgiving goes back to the colonial period, but it took President Abraham Lincoln to institute it as a late-November holiday. Modern soccer, codified… Read More ›