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American Soccer League, 1921-1931 : the golden years of American soccer

Author: Colin Jose
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998.
Series: American sports history series, no. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was the "American Menace," according to the Scottish and English newspapers of the 1920s. The best players in the Scottish leagues were being drawn to American companies that offered good jobs in return for playing on the company team. The resulting teams, many of them ethnic, beat the best teams in the world at that time. The decade from 1921 to 1931 became known as the "golden years" of American soccer. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jose, Colin.
American Soccer League, 1921-1931.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606601990
Online version:
Jose, Colin.
American Soccer League, 1921-1931.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607794659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Jose
ISBN: 0810834294 9780810834293
OCLC Number: 38130771
Description: xii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: American sports history series, no. 9.
Responsibility: Colin Jose.

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Documented through newspaper clippings, written inquiries, memoirs and personal accounts, this text records not only the results, the goalscorers, the lineup teams that made up the American Soccer  Read more...

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