Tag: North American Soccer League

Friday Flashback: Atlanta Chiefs

In case you missed it, the Atlanta United of Major League Soccer (MLS) is leading the league in attendance in their first season.  This is something you wouldn’t have thought possible 10 years ago. Back in the old North American Soccer League (NASL) days in the early 80s, the...

Obscure Sports Page

The Obscure Sports Page is a weekly report of sports leagues in the United States that are unique or get little coverage from the sports media. American 7s Football League (A7FL) – The league will get national exposure on ELEVEN Sports Network on Sunday, July 9th for the A7FL...

Friday Flashback: Tulsa Roughnecks

In the early successful years of the North American Soccer League (NASL) in the late seventies and early eighties, the most usual locations became popular for Americanized soccer.  One such location was Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The Tulsa Roughnecks played from 1978-1984 after moving from Hawaii after the 1977 season.  Tulsa...