Soccer Almanac

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BCSL 1911-12 season

Aug. 8, 2022 |  Categories:  BCSL  

On August 15, 1911, a meeting was held at Lily Hall, 133 Gough Street in San Francisco, jointly by the officers of the California Football Association, the California Association Football League, and the Bay Counties Soccer League to try to bring peace among the organization. Nearly 50 attendees took part in the discussion. No concrete actions were taken but there was discussion to merge the bodie...

Inaugural BCSL 1910-11 season

Aug. 4, 2022 |  Categories:  BCSL  

In March of 1910, the Albion Rovers were expelled from the California Football Association for refusing to play a CFA cup match. The Rovers immediately began organizing the Bay Counties Soccer League. The organization adopted by-laws and a constitution. Officers were elected including Captain Stopford of the U.S. Army as president. The BCSL played a handful of matched during the spring of 1910 but...

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