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Philadelphia Soccer History

Third Lanark/All-Scots in Philly, 1921

In 1921, the first-ever US tour by a professional international side included games in Bethlehem and Philadelphia.

US Soccer History

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

This weekend, the US faces Mexico in a one-off game to reach the 2017 Confederations Cup. The first time the US played a one-off playoff game was also against Mexico in 1934 with a World Cup berth at stake.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly and the US Open Cup Final

As the Union prepare to host their second US Open Cup final, a look at Philadelphia-area teams in the final throughout the history of the country’s oldest national soccer tournament, which has had local winners ten times since 1914.

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.

US World Cup History

The US and the 1934 World Cup

The 1934 US World Cup team had a Philadelphia manager and coach and also included five players from the Philadelphia German Americans ASL team.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly Soccer 100: Play resumes after a month of winter postponements

After yet another weekend of games is cancelled because of winter weather one hundred years ago, play finally returns to Philadelphia soccer.

US Soccer History / US World Cup History

Prelude to the US at the first World Cup

Our series on the history of the US at the World Cup begins with how the first World Cup came to be in 1930 and a look at the US national team’s international play before then.

Philadelphia Soccer History

First women’s soccer team in Philly, 1922

Women’s soccer has come a long way. In Philadelphia in 1922, it came all the way from England.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly soccer 100: USFA founded, Cup semis, Bethlehem tops Boys Club

Semifinal action in the Allied Amateur and Philadelphia Challenge Cups. Bethlehem and Boys Club meet in second game of the Amateur Championship of Pennsylvania series.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly Soccer 100: Philly takes on St. Louis champion, Boys Club tops Bethlehem

100 years ago in Philly soccer history, Hibernian and Tacony hosted St, Louis champion Innisfails. Boys Club topped Bethlehem in the first game of the Amateur Championship of Pennsylvania series, and more.