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SASH Virtual Session on Friday, February 5 at 12 pm ET: “Gentlemen of Color”: Oliver and Fred Watson, the earliest known African American soccer players in the United States UPDATED WITH VIDEO

February 5, 2021

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Black Soccer, SASH Sessions:

Ed Farnsworth and Brian Bunk will present their research on Oliver and Fred Watson, two Black players born in Rhode Island who played between 1894 and 1907.

Red, White, and the Blue Ribbons: The Bavarian Soccer Club’s 1976 National Amateur Cup Championship

Red, White, and the Blue Ribbons: The Bavarian Soccer Club’s 1976 National Amateur Cup Championship

January 7, 2021

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Milwaukee, National Amateur Cup:

SASH member Robert A. Gansler has made a documentary about the Bavarian Soccer Club, five-time winners of the National Amateur Cup, and twice winners of the USASA National Open Cup.

SASH Session Review: Soccer in the South Central and Midwestern United States

December 10, 2020

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Midwestern US, SASH Sessions, Southwestern US:

A review of December’s SASH session on the history of soccer in the South Central and Midwestern United States. Includes video from the session.

SASH Virtual Session on Friday, December 4, 2020, at 2:00 PM EST: Soccer in the South Central and Midwestern United States Updated with Video

December 3, 2020

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SASH Sessions:

Patrick H. Salkeld, Jeff Organ, and Rachel Allison will discuss the history of soccer in the South Central and Midwestern regions of the United States. Updated with Video

SASH Virtual Session, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at 12 pm ET: Researching Club History Updated with Video

November 5, 2020

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SASH Sessions:

The subject is researching and presenting club soccer history.

SASH Virtual Session Book Talk: A photographic tour of early Chicago soccer history with Gabe Logan Updated with video from the session

SASH Virtual Session Book Talk: A photographic tour of early Chicago soccer history with Gabe Logan Updated with video from the session

October 1, 2020

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Chicago, SASH Sessions:

UPDATED WITH VIDEO FROM THE SESSION. Gabe Logan presents a photographic tour with images from his book, The Early Years of Chicago Soccer, 1887-1939

SASH uncovers footage of first overseas tour by a US club, Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 Scandinavian Tour

SASH uncovers footage of first overseas tour by a US club, Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 Scandinavian Tour

September 24, 2020

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Archival Footage, International Tours, Pennsylvania:

The footage is from two matches during the 1919 tour and is the earliest known footage of a professional US soccer team.

We launched a gofundme!

We launched a gofundme!

September 22, 2020

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SASH News:

SASH announces a gofundme campaign to help secure licensing for film footage of Bethlehem Steel FC in Scandinavia in 1919.

Friday, Sept. 4 at 12 PM EDT: SASH Virtual Session on the discovery of the earliest known footage of the USMNT Updated with video of the session

Friday, Sept. 4 at 12 PM EDT: SASH Virtual Session on the discovery of the earliest known footage of the USMNT Updated with video of the session

September 4, 2020

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SASH Sessions:

Join us for a discussion of footage of the USMNT from their 1916 tour of Scandinavia. Updated with video of the discussion.

SASH uncovers earliest known footage of the U.S. Men’s National Team

SASH uncovers earliest known footage of the U.S. Men’s National Team

September 4, 2020

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International Tours, SASH News, USMNT:

The footage is from the 1-1 draw at Stockholm Olympic Stadium with Stockholm Tigrarna on August 15, 1916, the first match of the first-ever overseas tour by the US Men’s National Team.

SASH Session Book Talk review: Beau Dure discusses his 2012: The Year that Saved Women’s Soccer

August 27, 2020

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SASH Sessions, Women's Soccer:

A review of the SASH Session with Beau Dure, who discusses his new book, 2012: The Year that Saved Women’s Soccer. Includes video.

SASH Virtual Session Book Talk: Beau Dure discusses his 2012: The Year that Saved Women’s Soccer

SASH Virtual Session Book Talk: Beau Dure discusses his 2012: The Year that Saved Women’s Soccer

August 3, 2020

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SASH Sessions:

Join us as we host a discussion with Beau Dure on his recently published book.

SASH Virtual Session on July 3: The Scotch Professors

July 1, 2020

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SASH Sessions:

On Friday, June 3 at 2 PM EST, SASH will be hosting a Zoom session on the influence of Scottish soccer in the development of the world’s game.