St. Louis

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.

1916: Bethlehem Steel FC travels to St. Louis

1916: Bethlehem Steel FC travels to St. Louis

December 23, 2015

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Philadelphia, Profiles, St. Louis:

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.

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup

September 29, 2015

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ASL, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Louis, US Open Cup:

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.

1913: Innisfails of St. Louis comes East

1913: Innisfails of St. Louis comes East

September 16, 2015

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Louis:

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… Read More ›

The “champions of the Middle West” come to Philly, 1912

The “champions of the Middle West” come to Philly, 1912

September 2, 2015

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Louis:

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.

1911’s “soccer championship of America”:  Philadelphia’s Tacony FC in St. Louis

1911’s “soccer championship of America”: Philadelphia’s Tacony FC in St. Louis

August 27, 2015

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Louis:

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… Read More ›

Steve Moyers: American-born goalscorer

Steve Moyers: American-born goalscorer

June 30, 2015

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NASL I, Profiles, St. Louis:

A look at the all-time leading American-born goalscorer in the original NASL.