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Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 9: Manz wins the 1897 American Cup

After the quick demise of the Philadelphia Phillies pro soccer team in 1894, Philadelphia’s other pro team would return to the amateur ranks before going on to win Philadelphia’s first national soccer championship in 1897.

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Great moments in Philly soccer history: Tacony win the 1910 American Cup

Tacony win the 1910 American Cup, becoming the first Philadelphia club to win the competition since the John A. Manz team won it in 1897.