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x, 248 pages ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This narrative U.S. soccer's history and present-day status addresses the issues of socioeconomics. This work analyzes the role of class in American soccer's failure to carve out a more prominent place in the sports landscape. A personal perspective based on the authors' experience coaching soccer at the informal level broadens the book's appeal"-- Provided by publisher.
A theoretical perspective. The pyramid upside down -- Models of the pyramid right side up -- Retrospective of U.S. soccer. History of U.S. soccer: beginnings -- History of U.S. soccer: the golden years -- History of U.S. soccer: lost years, renewed hopes -- History of U.S. soccer: the cosmos years -- From the local to the national. Soccer beginnings: the world of parks and recreation -- Youth development and club soccer -- Appalachian State University Soccer in the National Fabric: a case study -- From Boone to Siler City: case studies in Latino soccer -- Professional and national soccer in the United States today.