1989 GH Major Team

German Hungarians & the National Donauschwaben Tournament

History and facts about our club's participation in the US National Donauschwaben Tournament.

A Cultural Exchange with the United German Hungarians

A meeting taking place on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month discussing topics surrounding our ethnic Danube Swabian culture, our club, and our people. Meetings are held by zoom. Please contact mfricker92@hotmail.com to sign up. Topics We have discussed: Maps of Back HomeBack to the Banat by Victor WendlThe Julius Doppler StoryOnce a … Continue reading A Cultural Exchange with the United German Hungarians

A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.

by Werner Fricker Jr. The United German Hungarians were founded in Philadelphia in 1910. The Club originally founded as the Banater Männerchor by Germans from the Banat Region grew swiftly and many smaller clubs began to form associations of families from individual towns and villages in Banat. Associations from the Batschka, Srem, and the Carpathian … Continue reading A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.

The Founding of Our Cultural Group by Emily Fricker

by Emily Fricker, Founder In January of 1965, Antonia Kreutzer, Emma Muller, and Emily Fricker requested of the Board to officially found a Dance Group. Permission was granted and we began to search for dancers. This was done by word of mouth. As some children had performed in the previous year at either Kirchweihs or … Continue reading The Founding of Our Cultural Group by Emily Fricker

Peter Schock, Founder & President

PETER SCHOCK Have you ever made a discovery? Have you ever, as a result of your own curiosity, stumbled upon some item, idea, or fact? Was it incredibly interesting, previously unknown and seemingly right under your nose for some time? Recently the German Hungarians did! Names of men and women have been remembered by our … Continue reading Peter Schock, Founder & President

The CHICOS

This photo is from the first season (1939-40) that the Chicos played. These boys ranged from ages eight to twelve and are seen here with their coach and manager Mr. Ted Kereczmann. “There are many who will agree that his “Chicos” of the 30’s were the forerunners of our present-day junior soccer program.” (50th Anniversary of Sport and Soccer, History Section)

4666 overhead view

The Hallowed Ground We Play on by Werner Fricker Jr.

Soccer is, has been, and always will be a part of my life as it is an integral part of the Club. Just sit back and think of the people that played and trained here on our grounds. Thousands played and trained here, all with a passion for the game. Some were great players, some good … Continue reading The Hallowed Ground We Play on by Werner Fricker Jr.

90 Years of Soccer

The German Hungarians trace their history in soccer back to the year 1922, when the first soccer team was organized. The Banater Athletic Club was formed under the Banater Männerchor. In 1930 the athletic section changed its name to the German-Hungarian Sport Club, and in 1938 the Entire organization including the sport section changed its … Continue reading 90 Years of Soccer

Majors are the 1999 Open Cup Champions of U.S. Amateur Soccer

We congratulate these fine young men and appreciate their efforts on behalf of our club.    

Hail to the Champs, 1965

Sunday, June 27, 1965 saw a dream come true – and in truly resounding fashion. Our lads gave Philadelphia its first United States Amateur Soccer Championship in more than thirty years when they completely demoralized Saint Ambrose S.C. of St. Louis, Missouri, the western finalists, and shellacked them 6:0 in the grand final of the National Amateur Soccer Cup matches.