Philadelphia

Philly and the first USA international tour

Philly and the first USA international tour

May 8, 2015

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International Tours, Philadelphia, USMNT:

On June 9, 1916, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, “Word was received in this city yesterday that all arrangements had been completed for an All-American soccer team to tour Sweden and Norway in July. The Sweden Football Association, through its secretary, C.L. Kornerup, has cabled a guarantee of $4000 to cover… Read More ›

Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s, part 1

Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s, part 1

May 7, 2015

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Philadelphia, Profiles:

Part one of a six part series in which National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver recalls growing up playing soccer in 1940s and 1950s Philadelphia.