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.

The night the U.S. women arrived

The night the U.S. women arrived

June 23, 2015

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USWNT, Women's Soccer, Women's World Cup:

Roger Allaway on the USWNT’s 7-0 win over Taiwan in the 1991 Women’s World Cup.

Len Oliver: The pro game in 1950s Philadelphia

Len Oliver: The pro game in 1950s Philadelphia

June 22, 2015

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ASL, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Profiles:

National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver’s series continues.

Len Oliver Q&A: The impact of club soccer on Philly’s high school & college game

Len Oliver Q&A: The impact of club soccer on Philly’s high school & college game

June 18, 2015

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College Soccer, High School Soccer, Interviews, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Profiles:

Our series of Q&As with Philadelphia-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver continues.

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.

The 1953 Temple team. Oliver is front row, fifth from the left

Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s, part 4: High school and college soccer, products of the clubs

June 15, 2015

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College Soccer, High School Soccer, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Profiles:

Len Oliver’s series on playing soccer in Philadelphia in the 1940s and 1950s continues with a look at how the high school and college game benefited from local clubs.

Paying the pros

Paying the pros

June 15, 2015

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ASL, Massachusetts:

A look at the background and occupations of professional soccer players in the original American Soccer League.

Kristine Lilly, the Washington Warthogs, and Olympic Gold

Kristine Lilly, the Washington Warthogs, and Olympic Gold

June 11, 2015

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Olympics, Profiles, USWNT, Washington, Women's Soccer:

Without a club team to stay sharp with before the 1996 Summer Olympics, USWNT legend Kristine Lily signed with Continental Indoor Soccer League club Washington Warthogs, at the time the only professional club in the DC area.

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

Dick, Kerr Ladies come to Philadelphia, 1922

June 10, 2015

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International Tours, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Women's Soccer:

Women’s soccer has come a long way in the US. In 1922, it came all the way from England to Philadelphia.

Dick, Kerr Ladies in Washington, DC, 1922

Dick, Kerr Ladies in Washington, DC, 1922

June 9, 2015

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International Tours, Washington DC, Women's Soccer:

In 1922, the world’s greatest women’s team played in Washington, DC as part of the US tour.