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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.

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.

Great moments in Philly soccer history: Philadelphia Hibernians beat the Pilgrims, 1909
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Great moments in Philly soccer history: Philadelphia Hibernians beat the Pilgrims, 1909

It will probably come as no surprise that the history of English football snobbery directed toward America is almost as long as the history of the game itself. But such snobbery is not necessarily a bad thing. In 1905 and 1909 a team of gentleman amateurs called the Pilgrims landed […]