Articles written by: Len Oliver

Len Oliver: In retrospect
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Len Oliver: In retrospect

Len Oliver’s look back at playing soccer in 1940s and 1950s Philadelphia concludes.

Len Oliver: The pro game in 1950s Philadelphia
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Len Oliver: The pro game in 1950s Philadelphia

Kensington-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver on playing for Philadelphia Uhrik Truckers of the ASL in the 1950s.

Len Oliver: High school and college soccer, products of the clubs
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Len Oliver: High school and college soccer, products of the clubs

National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver describes the importance of club soccer on Philadelphia’s high school and college soccer scene in the 1940s and 1950s.

Len Oliver: Amateur soccer in early 1950’s Philadelphia
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Len Oliver: Amateur soccer in early 1950’s Philadelphia

Kensington-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Len Oliver describes moving up the Philadelphia amateur soccer ranks, playing in international friendlies, and trying out for the US Olympic team.

Len Oliver: Youth & Junior League soccer with the Lighthouse Boys Club
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Len Oliver: Youth & Junior League soccer with the Lighthouse Boys Club

Len Oliver’s series on Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s continues with his time with Lighthouse Boys Club with whom he won two national championships.

Len Oliver: Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s
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Len Oliver: Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s

The first of a series in which Kensington-born National Soccer Hall of Fame member Len Oliver shares his memories of playing soccer in Philadelphia in the 1940s and 1950s.