Roger Allaway looks at a game that could have been a magnificent event for American soccer but instead was a rather bittersweet occasion.
The greatest player of in the history of the game has died at the age of 82
A tribute to John Rowlands, an original Seattle Sounders, who passed away from the Coronavirus in April.
Bob Robertson was the original voice of the NASL Seattle Sounders.
An interview with Clive Toye, the man who signed Pele to the Cosmos.
The Frank Worthington debacle Although much improved, the Fury remained an inconsistent side. Through April, the team was 2-4. However, help was on the way with the arrival of Ball and the acquisition of another goal scorer, Frank Worthington, on loan from Bolton. Worthington finished the 1978-79 season as the […]
Steve Holroyd’s look at the history of the Philadelphia Fury continues.
Part one of a history of the Philadelphia Fury of the original NASL.
On Ferenc Puskas’s tenure as head coach of the Vancouver Royals in the first year of the original NASL.
There was more to Steve Zungul than just his storied indoor career.
The Cosmos may not have always been “The Cosmos!” but by the end of the 1977 season, in which they won their second NASL title, they definitely were.
Steve Holroyd on what happened the last time two professional soccer leagues were rivals for Division I status in 1967.
Gary Singh on writing his history of the San Jose Earthquakes.
Like many, I’m a transplant to the San Francisco Bay Area. I found over time that the region has a rich soccer history, much of it of relatively recent vintage and yet oddly unknown and in danger of being lost. For example, I had lived in my neighborhood near downtown […]
Looking back over ASL I, the NASL, and MLS, which teams were the most dominant? Steve Holroyd explores.
Steve Holroyd performs some statistical leveling to determine the all-time top 15 US pro soccer teams.
The ASL in the 1920s has been called the “golden age” of American soccer. Some older fans argue that the NASL was “better” than MLS. What do the numbers say.
A look at the all-time leading American-born goalscorer in the original NASL.