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Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly amateur soccer in the 1950s
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Q&A with Len Oliver: Philly amateur soccer in the 1950s

The Kensington-born National Soccer Hall of Famer talks about playing in the amateur ranks, seeing Brazil and the 4-2-4 in the 1958 World Cup, playing in international friendlies in Philadelphia, and more.

Union connected end of the year lists, more barrel scrapings
Daily news roundups

Union connected end of the year lists, more barrel scrapings

Nowak blowing up the Union for Controversy of the Year. Three Union academy players named NSCAA Youth All-Americans. More news.

MLS-USL deal is huge for American pro soccer
Featured / MLS

MLS-USL deal is huge for American pro soccer

The proposed MLS-USL partnership is a big deal, and not just because Philadelphia Union and the Harrisburg City Islanders pioneered it. It could be one of the most significant developments ever in American professional soccer. PSP explains.

Len Oliver: Amateur soccer in early 1950′s Philadelphia
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

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.

West Chester Utd tops UGH in Eastern PA final, more news
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West Chester Utd tops UGH in Eastern PA final, more news

West Chester United defeats United German Hungarians in the Eastern PA US Open Cup qualification final. More bits of Union, local, MLS, NWSL, US and other news.

Photo: Nicolae Stoian
Featured / Union

Union: “We have not been contacted by Santa Fe”

A Union spokesperson tells PSP that Santa Fe has not contacted the club about a Carlos Valdes loan deal. UPDATED

Christmas soccer in Philadelphia, 1912
Featured / Local / Philadelphia Soccer History

Christmas soccer in Philadelphia, 1912

A full slate of league, Philadelphia Challenge Cup, and exhibition games were scheduled for Christmas Day in Philadelphia one hundred years ago in 1912. And then it began to snow.

Valdes loan talk finally over? Eastern PA Open Cup qualifier final, open tryouts, more news
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Valdes loan talk finally over? Eastern PA Open Cup qualifier final, open tryouts, more news

Could the saga of Valdes loan rumors finally be over? Eastern PA US Open Cup qualifying final on Saturday. Reading and Ocean City announce open tryouts. More news.