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US Soccer History

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

This weekend, the US faces Mexico in a one-off game to reach the 2017 Confederations Cup. The first time the US played a one-off playoff game was also against Mexico in 1934 with a World Cup berth at stake.

Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup

On May 3, 1936, Philadelphia German Americans became the first amateur team, and the first team from the city of Philadelphia, to win the US Open Cup.

US World Cup History

The US and the 1950 World Cup

Our series looking back at the US in the World Cup continues with a look the 1950 tournament in Brazil. The historic win over England would be the last US World Cup victory for 44 years.

US World Cup History

The US and the 1934 World Cup

The 1934 US World Cup team had a Philadelphia manager and coach and also included five players from the Philadelphia German Americans ASL team.

Philadelphia Soccer History

The legendary Emil Schillinger

National Soccer Hall of Fame historian Roger Allaway on Emil Schillinger, who coached legendary ASL side the Philadelphia Americans.