Articles by: Ed Farnsworth

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

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June 10, 2015

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Women’s soccer has come a long way in the US. In 1922, it came all the way from England to Philadelphia.

Abolish the penalty kick!

Abolish the penalty kick!

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June 5, 2015

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A little more than one hundred years ago, the Philadelphia Inquirer led a campaign to abolish the penalty kick.

Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 tour of Scandinavia

Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 tour of Scandinavia

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May 29, 2015

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In 1919, Bethlehem Steel became the first US club to embark on an overseas tour.

Evolution of a kit: Bethlehem Steel FC

Evolution of a kit: Bethlehem Steel FC

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May 15, 2015

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Between 1912 and 1930, Bethlehem Steel FC played in at least 11 different jersey designs.

Philly and the first USA international tour

Philly and the first USA international tour

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May 8, 2015

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On June 9, 1916, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, “Word was received in this city yesterday that all arrangements had been completed for an All-American soccer team to tour Sweden and Norway in July. The Sweden Football Association, through its secretary, C.L. Kornerup, has cabled a guarantee of $4000 to cover… Read More ›