Peninsular Football Blog

Rooting Out Racism in Right Field

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The other night I was skimming through the “Who to Follow” section of Twitter, checking out profiles of Michigan soccer personalities and following interesting and active accounts; trying to grow my brand, if you will. In my list of suggested contacts were the handles of several individuals whose profile pictures and names I recognized from their involvement in a local supporters group. As a rule of thumb, I like to take a look at the profile being recommended before I follow; just to make sure it’s active and relevant to Tuebor Football Company. When I clicked on one particular profile,...

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A Beautiful Game of Thrones: Michigan Soccer Map

Posted by Jordan Stoddard on

If there's one thing I'm excited for this Spring/Summer season it's local soccer. If there are two things I'm excited for this Spring/Summer season it's local soccer and Game of Thrones. So with just a few short days before the War for the Dawn begins, I thought now would be a great time to flex my knowledge of Michigan soccer and the World of Ice and Fire. I got to thinking...What if Michigan's premier soccer teams were Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms? Here's a little fun reading heading into the big weekend. Enjoy!

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What Happened to the Sons of St. George?

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In early 1932, a 73-year-old Detroiter called F.J. Deall partnered with Free Press writer Arthur Sale to bring a forgotten piece of Detroit sports history to light. The focus of the story was this photograph of Club Secretary F.J. Deall, and Detroit’s “First Organized Soccer Team”, Sons of St. George Football Club. To both F.J. Deal and Arthur Sale, the Michigan soccer community owes a great deal of gratitude. Were it not for their encounter in 1932, the fate of the Sons of St. George might have been lost to history.

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