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Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly and the New York Cosmos

Steve Holroyd looks at the history of the Philadelphia Atoms and Philadelphia Fury against the New York Cosmos in NASL play between 1973 and 1980.

Philadelphia Soccer History

So what happened next? A Philadelphia Atoms denouement

Our series commemorating the Philadelphia Atoms’ historic 1973 NASL title concludes with a look at what happened to the team after the championship and the team’s impact on American soccer.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Champions! Atoms defeat Dallas Tornado 2-0 in NASL final

A confident Philadelphia Atoms traveled to Texas Stadium for the 1973 NASL championship final and returned 2-0 winners.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Midnight for Cinderella? The “Atom Bomb” before the 1973 final

Two days after winning their semifinal game against Toronto to advance to the 1973 NASL championship game the Atoms lost two of their most important players, recalled by their home club in England.

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Atoms defeat the Toronto Metros 3-0 in 1973 NASL championship semifinal

The Eastern Division champion Atoms already had a bag full of league records heading into their 1973 NASL semifinal agaisnt the Toronto Metros, a team they had never before defeated.

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Something better beginning

Our series commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Atoms historic inaugural season NASL championship continues with a look at how Philadelphia ended up with its first NASL franchise.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly soccer’s greatest dynamic duos

Conor Casey and Jack McInerney have developed a strong scoring partnership, another in a long line of Philly soccer dynamic duos. Steve Holroyd takes a look at the top goalscoring partnerships from Philly pro soccer history.

The 1973 Philadelphia Atoms
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Buy local

With Chris Albright, Jeff Parke and Jim Curtin, the Union continue a long tradition of Philly pro soccer teams having a distinctly local flair. Results on and off the field justified the approach.

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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.

The 1973 Philadelphia Atoms
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Flashback: Philly in the 1973 NASL playoffs

As the second-year Philadelphia Union prepare for their first MLS playoff appearance, we take a look back at how the Philadelphia Atoms fared in the 1973 NASL playoffs in their inaugural year.