First self-published in 1948 before being backed by the USSFA beginning in 1960, over the span of three decades Bill Graham’s annual compilation of soccer activities in the US followed in the footsteps of the Spalding Guides Ed Farnsworth examines the publishing history of what are now colloquially known as the Graham Guides.
Elmer Schroeder was elected as the first native-born president of US Soccer in 1932. Two decades later he was murdered.
A tribute to John Rowlands, an original Seattle Sounders, who passed away from the Coronavirus in April.
Scottish-born Billy McGrath made his mark in Washington state. He was an exceptional player, manager and up-and-coming administrator who might have merited consideration for the National Soccer Hall of Fame – if not for one fateful decision to play just one more game.
The first of a two-part series telling the story of two soccer-playing soldiers who served during World War I.
Brian Bunk on Heron’s playing style.
Brian Bunk on Gil Heron, the first black professional soccer player in the United States.
Len Oliver on how he is living proof that perseverance in soccer pays dividends.
Seattle treasure–Cliff McCrath–inducted into another soccer Hall of Fame.
National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver’s series of remembrances of playing soccer in 1940s and 1950s Philadelphia, originally published in 1992, concludes with his thoughts on the soccer’s urban future.
The lineage of exceptional American goalkeepers may begin in the 1880s with Dennis Shay.
Bob Robertson was the original voice of the NASL Seattle Sounders.
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 […]
On Ferenc Puskas’s tenure as head coach of the Vancouver Royals in the first year of the original NASL.
Over the 1916 Christmas holiday, Bethlehem Steel FC, holders of the National Challenge Cup and the American Cup, traveled to St. Louis for two games to decide the unofficial title of champion of the United States.
There was more to Steve Zungul than just his storied indoor career.
In 1976, Hugh O’Neill — born in Kearney, NJ into a family of Celtic supporters — became the first “admitted Catholic” to play for Rangers.
Our series of Q&A’s with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver concludes.