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Resources on Soccer
Women's soccer
Lady Paladins soccer game, ca. 1997

Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Manuscript and Archival
  • Alester Garden Furman III Collection: contains materials related to the construction of what eventually became Stone Soccer Stadium on the Furman University campus.
  • Furman Photograph Collection and Furman Slide Collection: contain photographic images of soccer at Furman University.
  • Greenville Woman's College Images: contains photographs of soccer being played at the Greenville Woman's College.
  • Furman University Yearbooks, 1901-present: contains photos of the men's and women's soccer teams throughout the 20th century at Furman.
  • University Archives RG 21/049: contains materials on Furman University's Stone Soccer Stadium.
  • University Archives, RGs 32/016 and 32/017: contains materials from the Furman University men's and women's soccer teams.
II. Books and Published Materials
  • Furman University men's soccer media guides, 2005-2006, 2008-2009
  • Furman University women's soccer media guides, 1997, 2007-2009
  • The 1975 Portland Timbers: the birth of Soccer City, USA, Michael Orr, 2012
III. Reference and Other Materials in the General Collection
  • Encyclopedia of sports science, John Zumerchik, editor, 1997, Reference Collection

  • The ball is round: a global history of soccer, David Goldblatt, 2008, General Collection
  • Soccer in a football world: the story of America's forgotten game, David Wangerin, 2008, General Collection
  • The global game: writers on soccer, edited by John Turnbull, Thom Satterlee, & Alon Raab, 2008, General Collection
  • Globalization & football, Richard Giulianotti and Roland Robertson, 2009, General Collection
  • Stadium worlds: football, space and the built environment, edited by Sybille Frank & Silke Steets, 2010, General Collection
  • Beyond bend it like Beckham: the global phenomenon of women's soccer, Timothy F. Grainey; foreword by Brittany Timko, 2012, General Collection
IV. Online Resources at Furman
V. Web Resources