Billy Gonsalves didn’t make US Soccer’s All-time Best XI, but Steve Holroyd explains how he is the Babe Ruth of American soccer.
US Soccer History
Did you know the U.S. national team played games before 1990? The USSF apparently didn’t, given its recent 100th Anniversary Best XI selections. Steve Holroyd investigates.
Steve Holroyd considers how to better statistically evaluate goalkeepers.
All-Star games are a fixture of American pro sports. In American pro soccer, they date back to the 1920s.
Steve Holroyd performs some statistical leveling to determine the all-time top 15 US pro soccer teams.
The ASL in the 1920s has been called the “golden age” of American soccer. Some older fans argue that the NASL was “better” than MLS. Steve Holroyd looks at what the numbers say.