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Philadelphia Soccer History

Philadelphia soccer and the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic

A look at soccer in Philadelphia during the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.

Philadelphia Soccer History

The founding of the Eastern Pennsylvania Soccer Association

A look at the founding of the EPSA, originally known as the Foot Ball Association of Eastern Pennsylvania and District, in April, 1913, six days after the founding of the United States of America Football Association, known today as the US Soccer Federation.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly vs Toronto, 1905

When Toronto faces the Union at PPL Park on Saturday, they will be following in the footsteps of the first Toronto team to play in Philadelphia in 1905.

Philadelphia Soccer History

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.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly and the founding of the US Soccer Federation

When efforts to form a national soccer organization seemed to have been shattered in 1913, Philadelphia stepped into the breach.

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Philly and the first USA international tour

The US played its first full international in Sweden during the the First World War. Philadelphia-area players were an important part of that team.