• Short Summary

    Soccer has made some headway in the United States, where football has quite a different meaning than on the other side of the Atlantic, and indoor soccer particularly, is growing in popularity.

  • Description

    Soccer has made some headway in the United States, where football has quite a different meaning than on the other side of the Atlantic, and indoor soccer particularly, is growing in popularity. But the players have brought to the new football the same temperament displayed in the old - and as these two games played in a Chicago indoor competition last Monday (3 January) show, incidents abound. But the standard of soccer is getting higher.

    SYNOPSIS: Indoor soccer - American style.....

    Sports fans in the United States of America, have a new game top watch. Football, the European way...or soccer. At this competition in Chicago last Monday teams made up of local ethnic groups..Serbs, Croats, Germans, and Poles as well as fifth generation Americans entertained a crowd of thousands.

    The game is played on artificial turf, by teams of seven players. The games are short, but very fast. Each game lasts thirty minutes, with a two minute interval between halves.

    The next game was played between the Rams and the Eagles. There wasn't much difference...

    The indoor soccer league is in its second season, with eighteen teams and two divisions.

    The standard of American soccer is getting higher, and the game is winning fans. This is why....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA993DNCXICC72TL0KMBH6M71YQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA993DNCXICC72TL0KMBH6M71YQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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