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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.

US Soccer History

The MLS All Star Game: More traditional than you’d think

All-Star games are a fixture of American pro sports. In American pro soccer, they date back to the 1920s.

Freddy Adu
Daily news roundups / Featured

The letter, depth, new numbers & fonts, NWSL draft, more news

John Hackworth confirms Union trying to unload Adu in wide-ranging letter to season ticket holders. Is there more defensive depth than it appears to be? New jersey numbers, new font. NWSL draft, more morning news.

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The last pro soccer All-Star Game in Philly

The last time a pro soccer All-Star Game took place in Philly, the NASL’s Team America all-stars took on England at JFK Stadium on May 31, 1976. Philadelphia-area born goalkeeper Bob Rigby and defender Bobby Smith were two of only six US players on the team.