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A champion’s medal comes home

Last Friday, a 103-year-old championship medal won by a Scottish goalkeeper in Philadelphia returned to the city to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame. Here’s the story of the goalkeeper who won that medal and how it came back from Scotland to Philly.

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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: Christmas soccer, 1913

Intercity, interleague, Philadelphia Challenge Cup, and league games were all on the holiday soccer schedule 100 years ago.

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Philly Soccer 100: Thanksgiving soccer, 1913

Continuing a tradition that stretched back to at least 1889, the Philadelphia soccer scene came together for a massive slate of 26 games on Thanksgiving Day in 1913.

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Philly Soccer 100: Summer soccer, 1913

Summer friendlies, new associations, new rules: while there was no league play in the summer of 1913, plenty was happening in the Philadelphia soccer scene.

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Philly and the first US Open Cup

In 1913, seven area teams entered the inaugural National Challenge Cup tournament, known today as the US Open Cup.

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First women’s soccer team in Philly, 1922

Women’s soccer has come a long way. In Philadelphia in 1922, it came all the way from England.

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Tacony v Bethlehem for the 1914 American Cup

The 1914 American Cup saw four Philadelphia-area teams in the second round. By the semifinals, three remained.