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 ›

Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s, part 1

Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s, part 1

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May 7, 2015

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Part one of a six part series in which National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver recalls growing up playing soccer in 1940s and 1950s Philadelphia.

That wooden sign

That wooden sign

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May 7, 2015

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In recognition of Throwback Thursday, Tom McCabe recalls the wooden sign that used to hang behind Archie Stark’s tavern in Kearny, New Jersey

Spotlight on Roger Allaway

Spotlight on Roger Allaway

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May 6, 2015

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In the first in this series Roger Allaway reflects on the Society of American Soccer Historians (SASH). Allaway was the National Soccer Hall of Fame’s historian from 2007-2010 and past president of SASH. He has authored several groundbreaking books on the history of soccer in the United States. Allaway worked… Read More ›

A Boca American

A Boca American

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May 5, 2015

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Peter Millar joined Inter in 1961 and by the end of his first season he led the league in scoring and was voted its top player. He took home the Most Valuable Player award again after the 1962-63 campaign, and by early 1964 a black and white photograph of a… Read More ›

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

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May 4, 2015

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Steve Holroyd on Billy Gonsalves, one of the greatest players the US has ever produced.

The historical Sam T.N. Foulds

The historical Sam T.N. Foulds

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May 4, 2015

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Roger Allaway on SASH founder Sam T.N. Foulds.

Welcome to the SASH website

Welcome to the SASH website

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May 4, 2015

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We welcome you to the Society for American Soccer History website.