Published Materials Abrams, Nathan. “Inhibited but not “Crowded Out”” The Strange Fate of Soccer in the United States.” International Journal of the History of Sport vol.
The Oneida Football Club
Was the Oneida Football Club of Boston the first soccer team in the United States? Were they even playing soccer? Find out the answers to these questions
The Holyoke Falcos
In this episode I discuss the Holyoke Falcos and use the club to illustrate some important points about researching the history of soccer in the USA.
Goals Goals Goals
The latest episode examines the first quarter of the 1921-22 American Soccer League season.
First Association Rules Game
Where and when was the first game of Association Rules football (or soccer) played in the United States? In this episode I consider a game played in Waukesha
The Relaunch of the Soccer History USA Podcast
The Soccer History USA podcast will begin publishing new episodes in April 2015. Instead of focusing on distinct topics in the history of the sport the
New Season Coming Soon
After a longer than anticipated hiatus the Soccer History USA podcast will return soon with a new season. It will continue chronicling the history of the
New Episodes to resume on September 1
Soccer History USA Podcast
Happy International Podcast Day!
Update on the Soccer History USA Podcast
Despite what it may look like, the podcast is not finished. I plan to try and be more regular about recording new material. An initial schedule will see
Sorry for the lack of activity, I’ve been busy with my day job. I hope to get back to the podcast soon. In the meantime check out the work of my
What Happened to Mark’s Stadium?
The original Mark’s Stadium was constructed by Sam Marks in 1922 in North Tiverton Rhode Island. Although it was home to the Fall River Marksmen of Massachusetts
The Reappearance of the American Football Association Challenge Cup
The annual induction ceremony for the National Soccer Hall of Fame took place on October 20, 2018. In addition to the usual festivities the event also
The American Soccer History Archive
David Litterer’s American Soccer History Archive is now available on the website. Click the image above or the one on the home
Team Canada at the Inter-Allied Games 1919
The Canadian Team at the Inter-Allied Games. Source: / Bibliothèque nationale de France Over the past few months I’ve been working
On Leave
The Soccer History USA podcast is officially on hiatus. I’ve been working on other projects and it has been hard to find the time to research, record and
Now Available for Preorder
Click here to preorder From Football to Soccer
James and Joe, part 2
This is the second of two posts detailing the lives of two soccer playing soldiers – Joe Cunat and James Currie. The first part can be read here.
James and Joe, part 1
This post is the first of two special Veterans’ and Remembrance Day posts telling the story of two soccer playing soldiers who served during World War I.
The American Soccer History Archives
Click to visit Dave Litterer’s American Soccer History Archive