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Philadelphia Soccer History

The day Philadelphia used the No. 1 overall pick to select a goalkeeper

Andre Blake is the first goalkeeper in MLS history to be drafted with the No. 1 overall pick. The last goalkeeper to be selected No. 1 overall was Bob Rigby.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Champions! Atoms defeat Dallas Tornado 2-0 in NASL final

A confident Philadelphia Atoms traveled to Texas Stadium for the 1973 NASL championship final and returned 2-0 winners.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Midnight for Cinderella? The “Atom Bomb” before the 1973 final

Two days after winning their semifinal game against Toronto to advance to the 1973 NASL championship game the Atoms lost two of their most important players, recalled by their home club in England.