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Philadelphia Soccer History

Third Lanark/All-Scots in Philly, 1921

In 1921, the first-ever US tour by a professional international side included games in Bethlehem and Philadelphia.

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Philly Soccer 100: Boys’ Club clinches American League title

One hundred years ago in Philadelphia soccer, Kensington Boys’ Club clinched the American League title.

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Why Bethlehem Steel FC?

When the Union take to the pitch at PPL Park on Saturday they will be continuing their own chapter in the long history of soccer in the Philadelphia area that stretches back to Bethlehem Steel FC and beyond.

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Philly Soccer 100: Bethlehem clinches Allied first division title, Boys Club extends streak

100 years ago this week in Philly soccer, Bethlehem clinched its first Philadelphia league title. Boys Club extended it’s win streak in the American League to ten games while Tacony returned to form in the Pennsylvania League.

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Philly Soccer 100: Bethlehem knocked out of Philly’s Allied Amateur Cup

Bethlehem first played in Philly’s Allied Amateur Cup tournament in 1912 but lost in the final. Dominant in league play the next season, they were ready for another run at the cup. Lowly Tacony AC had other ideas.

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Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem Steel FC were the most successful American soccer team of the first half of the Twentieth Century, rising quickly from an informal local side to professional national powerhouse in less than twenty years.