THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 24

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 

 
April 24,
1920-Robins Dry Dock beats Fore River Rovers F.C. 2-0 in the semifinal of the American Cup.

1927-Uruguay, the reigning Olympic champions, defeat an all-star selection from Detroit 2-1 at the University of Detroit.

1955-John Pinezich scores two goals to lead New York Eintracht to a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Danes in the final of the National Open Cup.

1968-John Kowalik scores two goals as a crowd of 336 at Comiskey Park sees the Chicago Mustangs down the Atlanta Chiefs 4-1.

1978-Tony Whelan scores twice to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 3-1 win over the Connecticut Bicentennials at Lockhart Stadium.

1988-Jorge Acosta scores three goals to lead the New Jersey Eagles to a 4-1 American Soccer League win over the Maryland Bays at Hinchliffe Stadium.

1988-Godfrey Ingram scores three goals as the Dallas Sidekicks even their MISL Eastern Conference semifinal series against Cleveland at one game apiece with a 6-3 win at Richfield Coliseum.

1988-CD Guadalajara defeats the U.S. National Team 5-4 on penalty kicks after playing to a 1-1- draw in front of 11,000 at Santa Ana Stadium.

1994-Frank Klopas scores, but the United States falls to Iceland 2-1 at DeVore Stadium in San Diego.

 

 

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