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Chicago’s Ethnic Soccer Clubs: AAC Eagles

Joe Zyzda

By Marty Tomszak Chicago’s ethnic clubs were the real driving force behind the game before the professional era began and today, many of them still exist. ChicagoNASL.com is exploring the history of some of Chicago’s top amateur ethnic sides. Third in the series, the AAC Eagles. As I walk down Milwaukee Avenue, I am met with sights and sounds familiar to …

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Chicago’s Ethnic Soccer Clubs: Schwaben A.C.

Schwaben A.C.

by Jeff Crandall Chicago’s ethnic clubs were the real driving force behind the game before the professional era began and today, many of them still exist. ChicagoNASL.com is exploring the history of some of Chicago’s top amateur ethnic sides. Second in the series, A.C. Schwaben. Trek up to Chicago’s north suburbs and you’ll find a soccer treasure. Sitting on 18 …

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Chicago’s Ethnic Soccer Clubs: RWB Adria

1960s RWB Adria

by Jeff Crandall Chicago’s ethnic clubs were the real driving force behind the game before the professional era began and today, many of them still exist. Over the next few weeks, ChicagoNASL.com will explore the history of some of Chicago’s top amateur ethnic sides. First up, RWB Adria… A Friday in early March sees me earn an invitation to the …