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The history of soccer in the United States has numerous different roots
In the summer of 1926 a team representing the Pacific Coast League, played the English F.A. touring team in Vancouver and were soundly beaten 9-1. The PCSL team was Orr (Canadian Collieries) – George Anderson (Westminster United), Ernie Edmunds (Nanaimo) – Jack Monaghan (Canadian Collieries), George Russell (Westminster United), Dickie Stobbart (Nanaimo) – Fred Wilson (North Shore United), Alex Cameron (Varsity), Alex Fowler (Canadian Collieries), Martin (Westminster United), Hitchens (Canadian Collieries).
The Vancouver Sun of February 27, 1926 reports that “Charlie Callin resigned as president of the Pacific Coast Football League which is at open war with the Lower Mainland Football League, at a meeting in Nanaimo last night. Mr. Callin is president of the BCFA, the provincial governing body, and found that he could not serve the two acceptably. A committee was appointed to find a new president.”
The internal warfare between the various B.C. soccer organizations continued into 1927, when the Dominion of Canada Football Association appointed a commission to administer soccer in B.C.

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Football has a long and glorious history. Its methods have been refined and improved through the centuries to give us the king of all sports. Scotland, rightfully, can claim the title as its home. That is, currently. Who knows, maybe someone with a nose for history and a bit of determination will uncover evidence to refute Calendonias’ claim in the future. Until then, Scotland can proudly reclaim the mantle as the home of world football.


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Top soccer matches in history include the 1953 match between Hungary (6) and England (3), during which England was defeated at home for the first time in history. Hungarian Nandor Hidegkuti scored the first goal in just 90 seconds, astounding the British players. Another noteworthy match in the history of soccer was the 1970 World Cup Final between Brazil (4) and Italy (1), during which Pele opened by scoring a header and two more subsequent goals. Many remember the World Cup Semifinal between West Germany (3) and France (3) in 1982, when French player Alain Giresse put the French ahead 3-1, then watched as Karl-Heinz scored an extraordinary comeback goal. The West Germans won on penalties, which was the first time a World Cup match finished in this fashion.

There are many outstanding soccer stadiums around the world today. Some of the top stadiums in the history of soccer include Nou Camp in Barcelona, Spain, which remains the biggest soccer stadium in Europe; the plush venue of Louis II in Monte Carlo, Monaco, which is known as one of the most comfortable stadium in the world; and the International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan, which is considered the most high-tech venue in the world because of its movable roof, huge replay screens, and hundreds of lights to eliminate any hint of shadows on the field.

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For over a century, despite protests from the Italians, England has been credited as having given birth to modern football. A claim which had looked quite solid until as recently as 2011, when a shocking find by historians traced football’s roots to a quite extraordinary place. An uncovered book, titled Vocabula, seemed to turn soccer’s history on its head. Written by an Aberdonian (citizen of Aberdeen in Scotland) it detailed a game in which two teams played with a ball on a field roughly the size of the present regulation pitches. Not only that, but terms such as keeper (goalkeeper), kick off, and switch halfs were also mentioned. How does this refute England’s claim, you might be thinking? Well, this account was written in the fourteenth century, more than 400 years before the English FA was formed.

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas.

More than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly according to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The game has evolved from the sport of kicking a rudimentary animal-hide ball around into the World Cup sport it is today.

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Records trace the history of soccer back more than 2,000 years ago to ancient China. Greece, Rome, and parts of Central America also claim to have started the sport; but it was England that transitioned soccer, or what the British and many other people around the world call “football,” into the game we know today. The English are credited with recording the first uniform rules for the sport, including forbidding tripping opponents and touching the ball with hands.