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A guide to foreign kit brands for local soccer supporters

PSP contributor Will Boehmer explores the impact of some lesser-known kitmakers on the soccer world.

History / Movie Review

Foosballers: The Movie

Before the reader makes time for football again, make time for foosball.

History

UPDATED: The 12 days of Union Kits-mas

The Union have donned a seasonally appropriate 12 pieces of gay apparel since their inception in 2010. We’ve compiled a list of the best and worst moments in each shirt.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philadelphia soccer and the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic

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

History / Philadelphia Soccer History

Russians, Atoms, and the birth of indoor soccer

Forty five years ago a team from Philadelphia faced off against the Red Army, and shifted the course of soccer in our country for decades.

MLS / US Soccer History

Chasing 67: Josef Martinez and the American goal-scoring record

Steve Holroyd takes a look at the numbers to see how Josef Martinez’s season ranks with some of the best in U.S. Soccer history.

History / Philadelphia Soccer History

Meet the Spartans: Philly’s original pro team

The Philadelphia Spartans were the city’s first major league professional soccer team. Steve Holroyd recounts their story, from inception to demise.

History / US Soccer History

Coming in from the cold: The National (Indoor) Soccer League

Soccer historian Steve Holroyd takes a look back at the old National Soccer League, an indoor league worth remembering.

History

The 12 days of Union Kits-mas

The Union have donned a seasonally appropriate 12 pieces of gay apparel since their inception in 2010. We’ve compiled a list of the best and worst moments in each shirt.

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.