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New Year’s Day soccer in Philly, 1915

There were many noteworthy games over the New Year’s Day holiday one hundred years ago in Philadelphia.

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Christmas soccer in Philly, 1914

The long tradition of holiday games continued for Philadelphia soccer teams in 1914.

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Thanksgiving soccer in Philly, 1914

Philadelphia’s tradition of Thanksgiving soccer continued with two big American Cup games and a game between two longstanding rivals.

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Philly Soccer 100: Play resumes after a month of winter postponements

After yet another weekend of games is cancelled because of winter weather one hundred years ago, play finally returns to Philadelphia soccer.

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Philly Soccer 100: Weather remains an issue, Allied Cup, new Tri-State league proposed

One hundred years ago, winter weather continued to leave Philly soccer at a standstill. Two Allied Cup tournament games played despite poor conditions. New Tri-State league proposed.

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Philly Soccer 100: Bad weather strikes again

One hundred years ago, poor winter weather saw two weekends of games in Philadelphia’s seven leagues cancelled.

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Philly Soccer 100: League play resumes, BFC player suspended

After poor weather and cup ties had disrupted the local schedule, league play finally resumed. AFA suspends Bethlehem player for kicking opponent in “a delicate place.”

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Philly Soccer 100: Bethlehem advances to American Cup semis

After two ties and an abandoned game, Bethlehem finally defeated West Hudson on a rain-drenched Tacony Ballpark field to advance to the American Cup semifinals.

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Philly soccer 100: Three area teams knocked out of American & US Open Cup

As poor weather forced the cancellation of every league game in Philadelphia, Bethlehem and West Philadelphia were eliminated an the road from the National Challenge Cup, Victor from the American Cup.

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Philly Soccer 100: Tacony advances to American Cup semis, league play, fields for Fairmount Park

One hundred years ago, Tacony FC took on Brooklyn FC in the third round of the American Cup. Also, a recap of league play and the Inquirer’s call for soccer fields in Fairmount Park.