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Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 6: The first league

Our series continues with the start of Philadelphia’s first organized soccer league, the Pennsylvania Football Union, in 1889.

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The Philadelphia Phillies & early Philly soccer history

With the approach of the opening of the Major League Baseball and the recent debut of the Philadelphia Union, the PSP takes a look at the connection between baseball and soccer in Philadelphia soccer history and recounts the story of the Philadelphia Phillies’ short-lived soccer team of 1894.