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The Philadelphia Old Timers Association leadership in 1949-50 and 1950-51.

The origin of the National Soccer Hall of Fame

May 6, 2021

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NSHOF, Philadelphia, USSF:

Ed Farnsworth looks at how a reunion of old teammates in Philadelphia led to the formation of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Undated press photo of Elmer A. Schroeder. From the author's collection.

The life — and murder — of the first American-born president of U.S. Soccer

September 16, 2020

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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Profiles, USSF:

Elmer Schroeder was elected as the first native-born president of US Soccer in 1932. Two decades later he was murdered.

The forgotten Thomas W. Cahill

The forgotten Thomas W. Cahill

June 15, 2015

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ASL, International Tours, Profiles, USSF:

Roger Allaway on Thomas Chaill, one of the major figures in the early years of American soccer.

What was the Soccer War?

What was the Soccer War?

May 11, 2015

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ASL, USSF:

Roger Allaway looks at the American Soccer War, the 1928-29 struggle between the U.S. Football Association and the American Soccer League over control of the sport in the US.