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Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 8: Philly’s first pro clubs appear during troubled times for city’s first league

The decline of Philadelphia’s first organized league is followed by the appearance of the first professional soccer teams in the city.

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Philly Soccer 100: Tacony lose American Cup final replay, West Philly wins Amateur Challenge Cup

Tacony battles Paterson True Blues in the second replay of the 1913 American Cup final. West Philadelphia and Wilmington Irish Americans meet for the Allied American Amateur Cup.

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Philly Soccer 100: All-Philadelphia American Cup semi, benefit match draw & more

Tacony FC and Philadelphia Hibernian square off in the 1913 American Cup semifinal. Allied Amateur Cup and league play, benefit match, and more Philly soccer history, 100 years ago this week.

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Philly Soccer 100: Boys’ Club clinches American League title

One hundred years ago in Philadelphia soccer, Kensington Boys’ Club clinched the American League title.

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Playing on hallowed ground: Connecting the Union and Bethlehem Steel

The Union honored the region’s soccer history with a Bethlehem Steel-inspired third kit. PSP’s resident Lehigh Valley voice, Chris Luczkowiak, explains how the club could further those connections by playing a US Open Cup match at Bethlehem’s Steel Field.

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Philly Soccer 100: Philly’s Hibs top Newark’s Scots, Amateur Cup second round

Philadelphia Hibernians thumped Newark’s Scottish Americans 5-1 and the second round of city’s Allied American Amateur Cup tournament were the highlights of a rainy weekend of Philadelphia soccer 100 years ago this week.

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Connie Mack’s soccer team

Connie Mack is a Philadelphia baseball legend. In 1901, he also had a soccer team.

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Christmas soccer in 1890s Philadelphia

A look at Christmas soccer in Philadelphia in the 1890s, the beginning of organized league play in the city.