Articles by: Roger Allaway

Teenage stars are an old story

Teenage stars are an old story

August 4, 2015

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Roger Allaway looks back at the long tradition of teenage players breaking into U.S. league and national team ranks.

A warning that England missed

A warning that England missed

July 15, 2015

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Everyone knows about the 1-0 US win over England at the 1950 World Cup. But four days before that game, the US held a 1-0 lead against Spain for 62 minutes before losing 3-1.

The night the U.S. women arrived

The night the U.S. women arrived

June 23, 2015

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Roger Allaway on the USWNT’s 7-0 win over Taiwan in the 1991 Women’s World Cup.

The forgotten Thomas W. Cahill

The forgotten Thomas W. Cahill

June 15, 2015

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Roger Allaway on Thomas Chaill, one of the major figures in the early years of American soccer.

The battle of ’99

The battle of ’99

June 8, 2015

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Roger Allaway looks back at the pivotal quarterfinal match between the US and Germany in the 1999 Women’s World Cup.

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The Cosmos-Whitecaps classic of 1979

May 21, 2015

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Roger Allaway on the second leg of the 1979 championship semifinal between New York Cosmos and Vancouver Whitecaps, considered by many to be the best game in the history of the original NASL.

What was the Soccer War?

What was the Soccer War?

May 11, 2015

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Roger Allaway looks at the American Soccer War, the 1928-29 struggle between the U.S. Football Association and the American Soccer League over control of the sport in the US.

The historical Sam T.N. Foulds

The historical Sam T.N. Foulds

May 4, 2015

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