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Francis Ryan
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Francis Ryan

1958 Inductee

Midfielder

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Midfielder who played for the United States at the 1934 World Cup in Italy and the 1936 Olympic Games in Germany. Ryan was a star of the Philadelphia German-Americans team from 1931 to 1937, winning the National Amateur Cup in 1933 and 1934, the American Soccer League championship in 1935 and the U.S. Open Cup in 1936, and he played for other Philadelphia clubs for several more ASL seasons. Inducted in 1958.

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