International Tours

Footage from the Fall River Marksmen’s 1930 Central European tour

Footage from the Fall River Marksmen’s 1930 Central European tour

September 9, 2020

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Fall River, International Tours:

Derek Goncalves recounts the Marksmen’s 1930 Central European tour. Includes footage of the final match of the tour from the National Film Institute of Hungary.

Behind the footage: The opening game of the USMNT’s 1916 Scandinavian tour

Behind the footage: The opening game of the USMNT’s 1916 Scandinavian tour

September 4, 2020

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International Tours, USMNT:

Ed Farnsworth looks at the opening match of the United States Football Association’s first international tour, which was in Stockholm against a club side, Tigrarna Fotbollkubben.

Behind the discovery of the earliest known footage of the United States Men’s National Team

Behind the discovery of the earliest known footage of the United States Men’s National Team

September 4, 2020

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Archival Footage, International Tours, USMNT:

Brian Bunk on the discovery by SASH of the earliest known footage of the USMNT in action, filmed during the team’s first-ever overseas tour in 1916 to Scandinavia.

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.

All-Scots in Bethlehem and Philadelphia, 1921

All-Scots in Bethlehem and Philadelphia, 1921

February 18, 2016

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International Tours, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia:

The 1921 All-Scots tour was the first by an international team backed by US Soccer.

Going green

Going green

January 11, 2016

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International Tours:

Ferenc Puskas played international friendlies in the US for Ferencvaros and Real Madrid.

The record-setting Archie Stark

The record-setting Archie Stark

November 3, 2015

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ASL, International Tours, Profiles, USMNT:

Billy Gonsalves is considered by many to be the best US player before the Second World War but Archie Stark remains the greatest goalscorer the US has ever produced.

Honeymoon in Bournemouth (and other short tails)

Honeymoon in Bournemouth (and other short tails)

October 22, 2015

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International Tours, Seattle, Washington:

Frank MacDonald’s series on FC Seattle’s UK tours in the late 1980s concludes.

Brutal tests, but better for it

Brutal tests, but better for it

October 20, 2015

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International Tours, Seattle, Washington:

Frank MacDonald’s series on FC Seattle’s UK tours in the late 1980s continues.

Player for hire: Shopping Goulet

Player for hire: Shopping Goulet

October 15, 2015

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International Tours, Seattle, Washington:

Frank MacDonald’s series on FC Seattle’s UK tours in the late 1980s continues.

Paving the way for Americans abroad

Paving the way for Americans abroad

October 13, 2015

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International Tours, Seattle, Washington:

The first of a four-part series on FC Seattle’s UK tours in the late 1980s.

Hakoah left its mark on America

Hakoah left its mark on America

September 28, 2015

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International Tours:

Roger Allaway on the legacy of the US tours by Austria’s Hakoah team in the 1920s.

Liverpool comes to America, 1946

Liverpool comes to America, 1946

June 26, 2015

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International Tours:

In 1946, Liverpool F.C. came to the United States for “American malts and ice creams” — and a few games of soccer.