USMNT

Behind the footage: The opening game of the USMNT’s 1916 Scandinavian tour

Behind the footage: The opening game of the USMNT’s 1916 Scandinavian tour

September 4, 2020

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International Tours, USMNT:

Ed Farnsworth looks at the opening match of the United States Football Association’s first international tour, which was in Stockholm against a club side, Tigrarna Fotbollkubben.

Behind the discovery of the earliest known footage of the United States Men’s National Team

Behind the discovery of the earliest known footage of the United States Men’s National Team

September 4, 2020

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Archival Footage, International Tours, USMNT:

Brian Bunk on the discovery by SASH of the earliest known footage of the USMNT in action, filmed during the team’s first-ever overseas tour in 1916 to Scandinavia.

SASH uncovers earliest known footage of the U.S. Men’s National Team

SASH uncovers earliest known footage of the U.S. Men’s National Team

September 4, 2020

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International Tours, SASH News, USMNT:

The footage is from the 1-1 draw at Stockholm Olympic Stadium with Stockholm Tigrarna on August 15, 1916, the first match of the first-ever overseas tour by the US Men’s National Team.

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.