THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 17

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 

April 17,
1915-Tommy Fleming scores three goals as Bethlehem Steel defeats the Fall River Rovers 4-1.

1968-Pepe Dill scores two goals as the Houston Stars rout the Toronto Falcons in front of 2,434 at the Astrodome.

1971-Randy Horton and Willie Mfum score to lead the New York Cosmos to their first ever win, 2-1 over the St. Louis Stars at Busch Stadium.

1973-For the second year in a row, St. Louis University's Mike Seerey is named the winner of the Hermann Award.

1975-The Seattle Sounders announce they have set a new NASL record by selling 5,185 season tickets.

1977-Giorgio Chinaglia and Pelé score as the New York Cosmos win their first game at Giants Stadium, 2-0 over the Rochester Lancers in front of 26,753.

1977-Steve David and John Masch score two goals each as the Los Angeles Aztecs rout Team Hawaii 6-0 in front of 8,405 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

1982-A sellout crowd of 19,020 at Lockhart Stadium sees Brian Kidd score three goals as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers down the Jacksonville Tea Men 4-2.

1996-Brian Loftin records 12 points as the Kansas City Attack rout the visiting Cleveland Crunch 28-18 in Game One of the NPSL Finals.

1999-Don D'Ambra's two-pointer with 1:26 left caps a 9-0 Philadelphia run and pushes the host KiXX past the Milwaukee Wave 13-11 to tie their NPSL semifinal series 1-1.

2006-Alexi Lalas  resigns from his position as President and General Manager of Red Bull New York to take over in a similar capacity with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

2009-Ben Olsen scores in stoppage time, as D.C. United come back to tie the New England Revolution 1-1 at R.F.K. Stadium.

2010-Christine Sinclair scores two goals and Marta adds a late insurance tally as Bay Area FC Gold Pride registers a 3-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Castro Valley Athletic Stadium.

2010-Juan Pablo Angel scores both goals, and misses a penalty kick that would have given him a hat trick, as the New York Red Bulls nip  FC Dallas 2-1 before 13,667 at Red Bull Arena.

2011-Chris Pontius scores two goals and Charlie Davies scores his league leading fifth goal of the season as D.C. United shuts out Toronto FC 3-0 at BMO Field.

2011- Christine Sinclair scores the first goal in franchise history as the Western New York Flash take a two goal lead and defeat the Boston Breakers 2-1 at Harvard Stadium.

2013-Aurelien Collin scores the only goal Sporting Kansas City needed to open their four-day, coast-to-coast road trip with 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls  at Red Bull Arena.

2016-Lindsey Horan scores in the 82nd minute to give the Portland Thorns FC a 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride in front of 16,074 at Providence Park.

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