Post Tagged with: "Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals"


Local lower league recap: Week of May 16

It was a busy week in local action. Plus, West Chester travels to Ocean City for a Memorial Weekend clash down the Shore.

Philadelphia Soccer History

It’s time to remember the Ukrainian Nationals

Steve Holroyd on the remarkable record of the Ukrainian Nationals, which included four US Open Cup titles between 1960 and 1966.

Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup

1960 US Open Cup final is a tough act to follow

In the 1960 US Open Cup final, Philadelphia’s Ukrainian Nationals came from behind three times over 120 minutes to win the championship with Mike Noha scoring all five of the Uke Nats goals. Roger Allaway has the story.

US World Cup History

The World Cup drought: US Soccer, 1950-1990

We continue our series on the US and the World Cup with a look at why the US failed to qualify for the tournament between 1950 and 1990.

Featured / US Soccer History

Looking for a golden age: A statistical analysis of US pro soccer leagues

The ASL in the 1920s has been called the “golden age” of American soccer. Some older fans argue that the NASL was “better” than MLS. Steve Holroyd looks at what the numbers say.