USMNT

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.

Perseverance in soccer: A useful trait

Perseverance in soccer: A useful trait

December 5, 2019

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Profiles, USMNT:

Len Oliver on how he is living proof that perseverance in soccer pays dividends.

An Interview with Walter Bahr, US Soccer Legend

An Interview with Walter Bahr, US Soccer Legend

June 18, 2018

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Interviews, USMNT:

Walter Bahr, an American soccer legend, passed away today. May he rest in peace. SASH member Dr. David Kilpatrick traveled to speak with Bahr in 2014. Here is Part 1 of that interview. DK: It is a tremendous honor to be in your company. WB: Are you American born? DK:… Read More ›

The brief Dettmar Cramer

The brief Dettmar Cramer

December 29, 2015

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Profiles, USMNT:

On the sudden departure of Dettmar Cramer as head coach of the USMNT in 1975.

The record-setting Archie Stark

The record-setting Archie Stark

November 3, 2015

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ASL, International Tours, Profiles, USMNT:

Billy Gonsalves is considered by many to be the best US player before the Second World War but Archie Stark remains the greatest goalscorer the US has ever produced.

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

October 8, 2015

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Men's World Cup, Pennsylvania, USMNT:

Aldo “Buff” Donelli’s quartet of goals in the one-off playoff game against Mexico powered the US to a berth in the 1934 World Cup. It would 46 years before the US would defeat Mexico again.

The lost tape

The lost tape

October 8, 2015

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USMNT:

Televisa broadcast the US win over Mexico in 1980 — the first in 44 years — but footage of the game remains under wraps.

A warning that England missed

A warning that England missed

July 15, 2015

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Men's World Cup, USMNT:

Everyone knows about the 1-0 US win over England at the 1950 World Cup. But four days before that game, the US held a 1-0 lead against Spain for 62 minutes before losing 3-1.

Len Oliver Q&A: Playing in the pros in 1950s Philadelphia and beyond

Len Oliver Q&A: Playing in the pros in 1950s Philadelphia and beyond

June 25, 2015

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ASL, Interviews, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USMNT:

Our series of conversations with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.

Live From Acapulco, It’s Tabare Ramos!

Live From Acapulco, It’s Tabare Ramos!

June 4, 2015

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New Jersey, Newark, Profiles, USMNT:

Tab Ramos is presently coaching the US at the U-20 World Cup. In 1982, it took a private jet and helicopter to get him to a New Jersey high school championship playoff game.

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 ›

That wooden sign

That wooden sign

May 7, 2015

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ASL, New Jersey, USMNT:

In recognition of Throwback Thursday, Tom McCabe recalls the wooden sign that used to hang behind Archie Stark’s tavern in Kearny, New Jersey

A Boca American

A Boca American

May 5, 2015

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ASL, New Jersey, New York, Profiles, USMNT:

Peter Millar joined Inter in 1961 and by the end of his first season he led the league in scoring and was voted its top player. He took home the Most Valuable Player award again after the 1962-63 campaign, and by early 1964 a black and white photograph of a… Read More ›