Scoring Philadelphia's first goal of their first game in the first season of the American Soccer League was another player with ties to Baltimore, Joshua Chellah (Baltimore Bays Academy, Long Reach HS, Wesley College).
Full match-report via Rich Ransom of SB Nation Brotherly Game:
Next up, the Philadelphia Fury (0-1-0) will host Icon FC (0-0-1) in their home opener on Saturday August 30th at Washington Township HS.
The American Soccer League is a newly established professional soccer league consisting of 8 teams in its inaugural season. The original Philadelphia Fury (1978-1980) competed in the North American Soccer League against the likes of the New York Cosmos, Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, Vancouver Whitecaps, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, and Tampa Bay Rowdies,