Early US Soccer

On November 11, 2021, we welcomed historian and author Brian Bunk for a lively discussion of his new book, From Football to Soccer: The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States.

Participants included: Declan Abernethy, Matthew Brown, Chuck Carlson, Itamar Dubinsky, Andrew Guest, Pat Brown, Andrew Guest, Christian Hesle, David Kilpatrick, Tom Langton, Andrew Lee, Tom McCabe,Jeffrey Organ, Stefan Szymanski, Adam Winkel, and Peter Alegi.

Our next session is scheduled for December 13, 2021 (2pm US ET), featuring Carl Rommel’s book, Egypt’s Football Revolution: Emotion, Masculinity, and Uneasy Politics.

Contact Peter Alegi (alegi AT msu DOT edu) to participate via Zoom.

Listen to the audio recording of the session with Brian Bunk (for personal/educational use only):