Articles written by: Steve Holroyd

Philadelphia labor attorney and soccer coach, player, sabermetrician and historian. Intermittent host of The Front Row podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @soccermavn.

Where’s Wondo among all-time American soccer single season scorers?
Featured / US Soccer History

Where’s Wondo among all-time American soccer single season scorers?

Wondo tied Lassiter’s MLS record single-season goal tally before San Jose bowed out of the playoffs. How do the numbers compare to all-time American soccer goal scoring records? Steve Holroyd explores.

Greatest season ever? Wondolowski v Lassiter
Featured / MLS / US Soccer History

Greatest season ever? Wondolowski v Lassiter

Though Chris Wondolowski equaled Roy Lassiter’s 1996 record of 27 goals in season, he did so with more games played (and more PKs scored). Which player had the greatest season by a goalscorer in MLS history?

Haggis Wit’: Scots footballers in Philadelphia
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Haggis Wit’: Scots footballers in Philadelphia

With Scottish players making moves to MLS, and Celtic soon to be playing Real Madrid at the Linc, PSP looks at Philadelphia’s history of players from the land of heather.

Chelseas in Philly
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Chelseas in Philly

Ahead of Chelsea’s visit to Philadelphia for the MLS All-Star game, PSP remembers three notable Chelsea players who spent time with Philadelphia teams—Harold Brittan, Peter Osgood, and John Dempsey.

Before Hoppenot, there was Fidelia
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Before Hoppenot, there was Fidelia

A supplemental draft pick from New Jersey whose first language is French lighting up games as a super sub—sound familiar? Meet Pat Fidelia of the NASL’s Philadelphia Fury.

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