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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 book recreates a detailed and comprehensive record of these forgotten years of American soccer - the first attempt to introduce professional soccer on a major-league scale to the United States.…mehr

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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 book recreates a detailed and comprehensive record of these forgotten years of American soccer - the first attempt to introduce professional soccer on a major-league scale to the United States.
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By Colin Jose