Inter-Allied Games

The Canadian Team at the Inter-Allied Games. Source: Gallic.bnf.fr / Bibliothèque nationale de France

Soccer at the Inter-Allied Games of 1919: Team Canada

April 8, 2020

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Inter-Allied Games:

This is the third of three posts on the Inter-Allied Games. The first two in the series can be found here and here. I worked with Christian Hesle (@christianhesle) to identify the members of the Canadian soccer team that competed at the Inter-Allied Games in Paris in 1919. Using newspapers,… Read More ›

Soccer at the Inter-Allied Games of 1919: The United States

Soccer at the Inter-Allied Games of 1919: The United States

March 10, 2020

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Inter-Allied Games:

Inconsistent and incomplete information regarding the players has made it difficult to identify most of the men who represented the United States at the Inter-Allied Games in 1919.

The Czech team at the match against Canada. Image from gallic.bnf.fr / Bibliotèque nationale de France.

Soccer at the Inter-Allied Games of 1919: Top Stars

March 6, 2020

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Inter-Allied Games:

The first of a three-part series looking at soccer at the Inter-Allied games, an athletic tournament organized by the U.S. military and the YMCA held in Paris from June 22 – July 6, 1919.

American Expeditionary Force Departure Center Le Mans soccer team, Standing (l-r) - Rebold, Yort, Daniels, Demmer, Murhemer, Cunat. Sitting (l-r) – Snedden, Gaidner, Callahan, Osbourne, McGraw. Image: Clyde Behrendt

James and Joe, part 2

February 27, 2020

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Inter-Allied Games, Pennsylvania:

The story of James Currie and Joseph Cunat, two soccer-playing soldiers who served during World War I, concludes.

James and Joe, part 1

James and Joe, part 1

February 21, 2020

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Chicago, Inter-Allied Games, Profiles:

The first of a two-part series telling the story of two soccer-playing soldiers who served during World War I.