Men’s World Cup

The Archives Room: A warning that England missed

The Archives Room: A warning that England missed

September 7, 2022

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Archives Room, Men's World Cup, USMNT:

In the first installment of The Archives Room, Roger Allaway looks at the 1950 World Cup. Everyone knows about the 1-0 US win over England in Brazil. But four days before that game, the US held a 1-0 lead against Spain for 62 minutes before losing 3-1.

Generoso Dattilo

What did referee Dattilo really say to Colombo in Belo Horizonte?

May 5, 2020

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Men's World Cup, St. Louis, USMNT:

How a regional dialect may have played a part in a famous incident during the USMNT’s historic victory over England in the 1950 World Cup.

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

October 8, 2015

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Men's World Cup, Pennsylvania, USMNT:

Aldo “Buff” Donelli’s quartet of goals in the one-off playoff game against Mexico powered the US to a berth in the 1934 World Cup. It would 46 years before the US would defeat Mexico again.

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

May 4, 2015

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ASL, Men's World Cup, Profiles, US Open Cup, USMNT:

Steve Holroyd on Billy Gonsalves, one of the greatest players the US has ever produced.