Articles written by: Ed Farnsworth

Editor-at-large at PSP. His work has also appeared at, Society for American Soccer History, The Encylopedia of Greater Philadelphia, Centro de Investigaciones de Historia y Estadística del Fútbol Español,, and in the 2011 MLS All-Star Game program. Email him at Follow him on Twitter at @FarnsworthPSP.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philadelphia soccer and the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic

A look at soccer in Philadelphia during the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.

Philadelphia Soccer History

The life — and murder — of a U.S. Soccer president

In September 1953, Elmer Schroeder, U.S. soccer’s first American-born president, was brutally murdered in his West Philadelphia apartment. No one was ever convicted for his murder. PSP’s Ed Farnsworth writes about the life and death of a man who was an American soccer pioneer in more ways than one.

Daily news roundups

Picault signed, Bedoya/Pontius vs Blake in USA-JAM friendly tonight, league news, more

Union add a speedy winger. Union teammates face off in tonight’s USA-Jamaica friendly. League news. For and against Trump travel ban. A thank you.

Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 3-9

Your weekly listings of live soccer on TV, online, and on satellite radio.

Roster News

Union sign Fabrice “Fafa” Picault

Picault is a Union trialist no more.

Daily news roundups

What Medunjanin will bring and other Union bits, league news, more

Insight into new signing Haris Medunjanin and other Union news. SoB election results. Steel open preseason training. League news. more.

Daily news roundups

Union sign Medunjanin, St. Pauli says Picault to join the Union, more news

More roster moves for the Union and other Union bits. League news. More.

Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem Steel announce 2017 schedule

The Steel will face Harrisburg City Islanders and Pittsburgh Riverhounds, as well as FC Cincinnati and Toronto FC II, three times in 2017.

Photo by Earl Gardner
KYW Philly Soccer Show

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Josh Yaro

Josh Yaro joins Greg and Mike. After that, the guys discuss the Onyewu signing.


Union sign Bosnian midfielder Haris Medunjanin

The left-footed 31-year-old central midfielder has experience in both attacking and defensive midfield roles.