Articles by: SASH

Harrison’s Maradona: A Recollection of Al “Funze” Jennette

Harrison’s Maradona: A Recollection of Al “Funze” Jennette

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June 12, 2017

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Frank Santamassino’s cousin, Al Jennette, who everyone called Funze, played professional soccer in New York City in the 1940s, and he is one of the many forgotten stars in American soccer history.

Important new scholarly work on American Soccer History.

Important new scholarly work on American Soccer History.

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June 7, 2016

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Chris Bolsmann reviews papers on the history of soccer recently presented at the 44th Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sports History in Atlanta.

A Q&A with Roger Allaway on the National Soccer Hall of Fame election process

A Q&A with Roger Allaway on the National Soccer Hall of Fame election process

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April 14, 2016

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A Q&A with National Soccer Hall of Fame historian Roger Allaway on the process involved in election to the Hall of Fame.

Uncle Lamar’s Vision

Uncle Lamar’s Vision

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October 14, 2015

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The new NSHOF in Frisco will have a “soft opening” in December of 2017 but there was little talk of how the Hall’s collection will be made available to researchers.

Len Oliver Q&A: Looking ahead

Len Oliver Q&A: Looking ahead

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July 8, 2015

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Our series of Q&A’s with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver concludes.

Len Oliver Q&A: Playing in the pros in 1950s Philadelphia and beyond

Len Oliver Q&A: Playing in the pros in 1950s Philadelphia and beyond

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June 25, 2015

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Our series of conversations with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.

Len Oliver Q&A: The impact of club soccer on Philly’s high school & college game

Len Oliver Q&A: The impact of club soccer on Philly’s high school & college game

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June 18, 2015

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Our series of Q&As with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.

Spotlight on Jack Huckel

Spotlight on Jack Huckel

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June 3, 2015

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Jack Huckel, former director of the National Soccer Hall of Fame (NSHOF), reflects on the Society for American Soccer History (SASH). Huckel also founded JR Huckel & Associates, a consultation and management services firm for Hall of Fame elections. He served as president of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and previously… Read More ›

Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly amateur soccer in the 1950s

Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly amateur soccer in the 1950s

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June 1, 2015

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Our series of Q&As with National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.

Q&A with Len Oliver: Youth and junior soccer with Lighthouse Boys Club

Q&A with Len Oliver: Youth and junior soccer with Lighthouse Boys Club

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May 19, 2015

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Our series of Q&A’s with US Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.