A collection of items I stumble upon during the course of story creation and research. Provided as is, in chronological order (oldest at the bottom).
REDDAN, Bill – father John on Scullin Steel 1922 National Champions – founded Wisconsin Badgers soccer program
— soccerSTL (@SoccerSTL) December 19, 2017
— Pete Cerone (@PeteCerone1) July 18, 2017
USASA Adult Soccer Fest in Nashville July 11-16
Front Row (L-R): Dave Ellis, Normandy Coach; Pete Collico, Roosevelt; Steve Gliedt, Cleveland; Dan Moore, St. Mary’s; Greg Villa, Mehlville; John Zacheis, McCluer North; Jay Kiely, McCluer North; Mike Thornton, Normandy; Jim Roth, CBC; Jerry DiSalvo, Aquinas; Chris Cacciatore, DuBourg;
Back Row (L-R): Rob Vallero, Riverview Gardens; Steve Pecher, Normandy; Greg Makowski, Roosevelt; Greg Stockmann, St. Mary’s; Bob Haegele, Mehlville; Tom Donovan, SLUH; Stan Pestka, Cleveland; Gary Bricic, DuBourg; Paul Beuttenmuller, Priory; Jerry Wells, Normandy; Kevin Kluge, Aquinas; Jim Mercurio, Lindbergh; Bob Robson, Roosevelt. Don Aubuchon, DeSmet not present.
Normandy won the State title, defeating St. Mary’s 1-0 on a goal by Mike Thornton.
Long before STL was botching MLS expansion opportunities, the Stars played at Busch. One can only imagine how jarring this photo would have been had the front row not strategically placed their hands in "free kick formation." pic.twitter.com/w6m9S1TaZG
— Busch Memorial Stadium (@BuschMemorial) February 5, 2018
Row 1, left to right: Jack Galmiche, General Manager Casey Frankiewicz, Coach, Pat McBride, Steve Frank, Mike Winter, Larry Hausmann, Gene Geimer, Buzz Demling, Tom Howe.
Row 2, left to right: Steve Middleman Trainer, Garry Rensing, Willie Roy, Denny Vaninger, Joe Puls, Dave Jokerst, John Carenza, Al Trost, Yao Kankham
St. Mary’s Dragons capture the St. Louis District Soccer Championship with a win over SLUH. This was also the State Championship given the make up of the game at the time. Photos via Eric Kirchhoefer.
Today in US Open Cup history … #OTD 1954: Missouri clubs @KutisSoccerClub and Grapettes SC played to a 6-6 draw in the Third Round of the National Challenge Cup (US Open Cup). According to our records, it is the highest-scoring draw in the tournament's history pic.twitter.com/nMmuDgZpfn
— TheCup.us (@usopencup) January 2, 2018
USSFA announcement of USMNT 1950 WC qualifying roster and official delegation members, original draft copy. pic.twitter.com/Obj9o7sucn
— William Gordon (@_Billiam_) January 24, 2018
#OTD 1923: Vesper Buick (St. Louis) defeated Harmarville FC (West PA) 3-0 in the Fourth Round of the National Challenge Cup (US Open Cup). Vesper @Buick would eventually reach the championship game that year
— TheCup.us (@usopencup) December 30, 2017
— TheCup.us (@usopencup) November 12, 2017
#OTD 1921: In a showdown of Missouri giants, eventual champion Scullin Steel shuts out Ben Miller FC 3-0 to reach the Quarterfinals of the National Challenge Cup (US Open Cup) pic.twitter.com/RWngKp4xw7
— TheCup.us (@usopencup) December 18, 2017
#OTD 1921: In a rematch from a controversial match from a year ago, (St. Louis DQ'd for ineligible players) last year's National Challenge Cup runner-up Scullin Steel (St. Louis) defeats St. Louis Screw 2-1 in Round 2 of the 1921/22 NCC. pic.twitter.com/WCNrmlFhtt
— TheCup.us (@usopencup) November 20, 2017