Dave Lange looks at the pipeline of St. Louis talent who played for Michigan State beginning in the 1960s.
Dave Lange looks at the long obscure story of interest in building a soccer stadium in St. Louis in 1932.
Dave Lange rounds up some facts and firsts about sites for soccer matches in St. Louis.
Dave Lange looks at the St. Louis-based team that visited Sweden in 1920, following the path of visits by the USMNT in 1916, and Bethlehem Steel in 1919.
Dave Lange recounts the first international matches in the US, which took place over the Christmas holiday in 1884 between local St. Louis sides and a team representing Canada’s Western Football Association.
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.
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.
On May 3, 1936, Philadelphia German Americans became the first amateur team, and the first team from the city of Philadelphia, to win the US Open Cup.
Our series on inter-city games involving Philadelphia area teams and St. Louis teams in the 1910s continues. When, a year after winning the American Cup, Tacony FC traveled to St. Louis in 1911, they came back from two goals down to draw 4–4 with St. Louis champion St. Leos in what newspaper reports […]
Tacony FC’s trip to St. Louis in December of 1911 to decide the “championship of America” had ended in disappointment. They would have a chance for revenge in March of 1912 when the St. Leos team of St. Louis embarked on a tour against leading East Coast teams.
Part One of a series looking at inter-city games involving Philadelphia area teams and St. Louis teams in the 1910s. Soccer in the United States at the start of the 1910s was undergoing a rise in organization and popularity. That organization was largely locally based and varied in both scope […]
A look at the all-time leading American-born goalscorer in the original NASL.