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Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 3: 19th century football before codification

Our series on the origins of soccer in Philadelphia continues with a look at 19th century football before the 1863 Laws of the Game.

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 […]