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Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 6: The first league

Our series continues with the start of Philadelphia’s first organized soccer league, the Pennsylvania Football Union, in 1889.

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The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 5: Local college-based football after the 1863 Laws of the Game

Our series continues with a look at college football in Philadelphia after the 1863 Laws of the Game, and how rival rules of the game resulted in what would become American gridiron football supplanting soccer-style football in intercollegiate sport.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Excited for next season, more news

Mapp is excited and loves Union fans. SuperDraft anticipation grows – who is organizing the buses? The Pfeffers turn 16. First Independence game to be on FSC. Crew lose shirt sponsor. FIFA critics motivated by “envy and jealousy.” Diagram proves Qatar is hot in the summer. Your weekend Footy on the Telly listings and more news.

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Holiday gift ideas for Philly soccer fans

The holiday gift buying clock for that special Philly soccer fan is going tick tock and you’re fresh out of ideas? No worries! Have we got some Philly soccer-themed holiday gift ideas for you!

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In the book: some essential reading for the Philly soccer fan

Today the Philly Soccer Page introduces a new feature, In the Book, a column reviewing books about soccer. To start things off, here are some essential books that every Philly soccer fan should have on their shelve. Rangers, Rovers & Spindles: Soccer, Immigration and Textiles in New England and New […]