Articles by: Ed Farnsworth

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

June 18, 2015

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College Soccer, High School Soccer, Interviews, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Profiles:

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

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

June 10, 2015

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International Tours, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Women's Soccer:

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!

June 5, 2015

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia:

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

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

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

June 1, 2015

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Interviews, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia:

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

Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 tour of Scandinavia

Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 tour of Scandinavia

May 29, 2015

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International Tours, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia:

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

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

May 19, 2015

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ASL, Philadelphia, Profiles:

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

Evolution of a kit: Bethlehem Steel FC

Evolution of a kit: Bethlehem Steel FC

May 15, 2015

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia:

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

Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly soccer in the 1940s & 1950s

Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly soccer in the 1940s & 1950s

May 12, 2015

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ASL, Interviews, Philadelphia, Profiles:

The first in a series of Q&A’s with National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver.

Philly and the first USA international tour

Philly and the first USA international tour

May 8, 2015

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International Tours, Philadelphia, USMNT:

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 ›