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Philly soccer 100: Opening Day, 1913

The opening of league play in Philadelphia on Oct. 4, 1913 saw some big scorelines.

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Philly Soccer 100: Tacony against True Blues in American Cup final

Two inches of rain fall on the first American Cup final to be hosted in Philadelphia.

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Corinthians in Philly

Stops in Philadelphia during the North American tours of English amateur club Corinthian FC in 1906, 1911, and 1924 were perhaps less noteworthy for what happened on the pitch than as windows into key movements in early American and Philadelphia soccer history.

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Philly’s first international

A look at the connection between cricket and the first international friendly played in Philadelphia.

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US tops Brazil, more on headers & the brain, WPS deadline, Socrates RIP

US U-17s top Brazil 3-1. Allegro win Manheim Prize for fourth year in a row. More reaction to study linking headers to brain trauma. WPS deadline is today. Brazilian soccer legend Socrates has passed away. More news.

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Great moments in Philly soccer history: Tacony win the 1910 American Cup

Tacony win the 1910 American Cup, becoming the first Philadelphia club to win the competition since the John A. Manz team won it in 1897.

Great moments in Philly soccer history: Philadelphia Hibernians beat the Pilgrims, 1909
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Great moments in Philly soccer history: Philadelphia Hibernians beat the Pilgrims, 1909

It will probably come as no surprise that the history of English football snobbery directed toward America is almost as long as the history of the game itself. But such snobbery is not necessarily a bad thing. In 1905 and 1909 a team of gentleman amateurs called the Pilgrims landed […]