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US Soccer History

Pro/rel and the “Fricker Plan”: Killed or never was?

Was a plan to introduce promotion/relegation in US professional soccer before the 1994 World Cup killed? Steve Holroyd looks at the evidence.

United Soccer League

West Chester United in USASA Werner Fricker Open Cup semifinal on Friday

West Chester United plays in USASA’s Werner Fricker Open Cup semifinal on Friday. Michael Fricker has the story.

US World Cup History

The US and the 1994 World Cup

Our series on the US at the World Cup continues with a look at the 1994 World Cup, the only time the US hosted the tournament.

US World Cup History

The US and the 1990 World Cup

Our series on the US and the World Cup continues with the 1990 World Cup, After nearly being eliminated in the preliminary qualification round, the US would need to win its final qualification game before making its first World Cup appearance in 40 years.

Daily news roundups

“Gutted” — Reaction & reports from Union’s draw at RSL, OC’s Tweneboa named PDL POTW, more news

Hackworth says locker room gutted after Union again drops two points by conceding a stoppage time equalizer, says team should have done a better job closing out the game. Ocean City’s Frank Tweneboa named PDL Player of the Week. More news.

Featured / History / USMNT

What is in a number

Jurgen Klinsman has returned to using the numbers 1 through 11 for his starting lineups. In doing so, he not only returns to an soccer tradition but is creating a new competitive spirit among his players.

Featured / History / Local / Philadelphia Soccer History / US Amateur Cup

Great Philly teams: United German Hungarians

Our series on great Philadelphia soccer teams continues with a look at the history of United German Hungarians. Among the clubs many achievements is winning the National Amateur Cup in 1965 and 1999 and appearing in the US Open Cup final in 1977 and 1993. The club is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by hosting the USASA National Amateur Cup Finals.