Three replays and lots of mud in the 1914 American Cup quarterfinal between Bethlehem Steel and West Hudson.
SASH fundraiser will remain open until Monday, July 31, at noon ET after reaching — and exceeding — it’s target in less than 48 hours.
SASH is launching the campaign to raise $1,600 to digitally scan the complete run of what are colloquially referred to as the Bill Graham Guides“.
Roger Allaway looks at when the USMNT defeated Costa Rica 3-0 at the 1984 Olympics in front of a crowd of 78,265 at Stanford Stadium.
Overseas tours by American soccer teams have become, while not commonplace, at least not as unusual as they once were. The grand-daddy of them all was Bethlehem Steel’s tour of Sweden and Denmark in 1919.
Paul Caligiuri’s biggest goal wasn’t the first game winner that he’d scored against Trinidad and Maurice. He’d also had one four years earlier, on May 19, 1985, Roger Allaway explains.
Nearly every professional sports event in the United States was canceled or postponed on June 6, 1944. Roger Allaway looks at one of the few that wasn’t, a benefit soccer tournament at the Polo Grounds featuring ASL teams.
Roger Allaway looks at the importance of the Spalding Guides and Graham Guides to American soccer historians.
Dave Lange looks at the pipeline of St. Louis talent who played for Michigan State beginning in the 1960s.
SASH Session : Jermaine Scott on “Harlem’s Chief Representatives: Black Soccer Radicalism in New York City, 1928-1949” Updated with Video
Dr. Scott is an Assistant Professor of African American, African Diasporic, and Sport History at Florida Atlantic University.
Roger Allaway looks at how crowd trouble marred the meeting between Pelé’s Santos and Eusebio’s Benfica at Randall’s Island in New York in August, 1966.
Roger Allaway on the driving force behind the powerhouse Bethlehem Steel team of 100 years ago, a man who was an oddity in American soccer.
Dave Lange looks at the long obscure story of interest in building a soccer stadium in St. Louis in 1932.
Roger Allaway looks at a game that could have been a magnificent event for American soccer but instead was a rather bittersweet occasion.
First self-published in 1948 before being backed by the USSFA beginning in 1960, over the span of three decades Bill Graham’s annual compilation of soccer activities in the US followed in the footsteps of the Spalding Guides Ed Farnsworth examines the publishing history of what are now colloquially known as the Graham Guides.
A brief history of women playing soccer in Baltimore between 1920 and 1923
In the 1960 US Open Cup final, Philadelphia’s Ukrainian Nationals came from behind three times over 120 minutes to win the championship with Mike Noha scoring all five of the Uke Nats goals. Roger Allaway has the story.
Dave Lange rounds up some facts and firsts about sites for soccer matches in St. Louis.