Post Tagged with: "football"

Fans' View

Fans’ View: America and the beautiful game

Just in time for the 4th, how American is the Beautiful Game?

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

America’s first footballers

In honor of Thanksgiving, we take a look at the football played by Native Americans when English colonists first began to arrive with a focus on the game played by the original inhabitants of the Delaware Valley, the Lenni Lenape.

Featured / Local / Union

To expand or not to expand?

Villanova football may not be ready for prime time, but that doesn’t mean Philadelphia Union shouldn’t expand PPL Park or consider hosting American football there. After all, money matters.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philadelphia’s first footballers

In honor of Thanksgiving, we take a look at the football played by Native Americans when English colonists first began to arrive with a focus on the game played by the original inhabitants of the Delaware Valley, the Lenni Lenape.

Daily news roundups

Blue sweaters, Kuyt love, PPL FAQs: Read the roundup!

Dutch and German news ahead of today’s semifinal, Spain sticking with Torres, who wants a Dirk Kuyt made of gold, Wayne Rooney: Forever After, and MULTIPLE RANTS!

UEFA / World Cup - International

When Irish eyes are crying

There isn’t much to be said about the France v Ireland World Cup Qualifier that hasn’t already been said: Henry cheated and the Ireland team was robbed. People can call for a replay of the game until they are blue in the face but this will not happen: Law 5 […]

History / World Soccer History

The word of soccer

We here at The Philly Soccer Page thought a lot about whether our name should include the word “soccer” or some variation of “football.” Given our Philadelphia roots one of those variations could have been “phootball.” Happily, this was not to be. In the end we went with soccer simply […]