Posts Tagged: soccer

Volatile and headstrong, Giorgio Chinaglia, 65, was international soccer player with grit and fire

NAPLES, Fla. – When Giorgio Chinaglia, who has died aged 65 after suffering a heart attack, was asked if it was true that he had played with Pelé, the Italian striker is said to have replied: “No, Pelé played with

Volatile and headstrong, Giorgio Chinaglia, 65, was international soccer player with grit and fire

NAPLES, Fla. – When Giorgio Chinaglia, who has died aged 65 after suffering a heart attack, was asked if it was true that he had played with Pelé, the Italian striker is said to have replied: “No, Pelé played with

John ‘Clarkie’ Souza, considered one of greatest American soccer players, played in ’50 upset of England

It’s more than likely that you never saw John “Clarkie” Souza play soccer. Souza passed away on Sunday in York, Pa. He was 91 years old, and is being celebrated this week as one of the finest players in American

John ‘Clarkie’ Souza, considered one of greatest American soccer players, played in ’50 upset of England

It’s more than likely that you never saw John “Clarkie” Souza play soccer. Souza passed away on Sunday in York, Pa. He was 91 years old, and is being celebrated this week as one of the finest players in American

Harry Keough, 84, played on US soccer team that stunned England in World Cup in 1950

(You can imagine how England’s defeat – and the United States’ win – went down in Europe in 1950. Must have been a huge embarrassment on the continent.) ST. LOUIS – Harry Keough, a St. Louis postman who reached the

Harry Keough, 84, played on US soccer team that stunned England in World Cup in 1950

(You can imagine how England’s defeat – and the United States’ win – went down in Europe in 1950. Must have been a huge embarrassment on the continent.) ST. LOUIS – Harry Keough, a St. Louis postman who reached the

Turkish football mourns loss of Lefter Küçükandonyanis, 86

ISTANBUL – Thousands of fans pay a final tribute to one of Turkish football’s biggest legends, Lefter Küçükandonyadis. The Fenerbahçe icon was not only remembered by his own fans, but by the supporters of the team’s rivals, Galatasaray and Beşiktaş

Turkish football mourns loss of Lefter Küçükandonyanis, 86

ISTANBUL – Thousands of fans pay a final tribute to one of Turkish football’s biggest legends, Lefter Küçükandonyadis. The Fenerbahçe icon was not only remembered by his own fans, but by the supporters of the team’s rivals, Galatasaray and Beşiktaş