THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY DECEMBER 4

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  
December 4, 

1932-George Moorhouse scores both goals in the New York Americans' 2-0 win over the Brooklyn Wanderers at Hawthorne Field.

1966-Sandor Hites scores three goals to lead the USF Dons to the NCAA championship with a 5-2 win over Long Island University.

 

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1973-The North American Soccer League awards an expansion franchise to Baltimore. The team's nickname is revealed as Comets.

1975-The NASL announces it plans to expand to 24 teams by the 1977 season, and that it has accepted an ownership application from a group based in Guadalajara, Mexico.

1976-An injured Angelo DiBernardo, playing only 25 minutes, scores both Indiana goals to put the Hoosiers in to the NCAA final with a 2-1 win over Hartwick at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.

1981- The New York Arrows defeat the Phoenix Inferno 15-10 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The 25 goals between the two teams breaks the previous league record of 23.

1982-Kaz Deyna scores three goals and Juli Veee and Vidal Fernandez add two apiece as the San Diego Sockers hand the LA Lazers their ninth straight loss, 10-4 at The Forum.

1987-Branko Segota scores six goals in the San Diego Sockers' 7-3 win over Cleveland Force at the Richfield Coliseum.

1990-In the first game played overseas by an MSL team, the Baltimore Blast defeat second division English team Oldham Athletic, 6-1.

1998-Hector Marinaro registers 11 points (2 3pg; 2 2pg; 1a)  to power the Cleveland Crunch to a 24-11 win in Baltimore.

2005- Portland strikes three times in the opening half and goes  on to record a 4-0 victory over the UCLA Bruins in College Station, Texas to capture their second NCAA title.

2011-After three straight trips to the Women's College Cup final, Stanford finally hoists the trophy after beating Duke 1-0 at KSU Soccer Stadium on a second-half Teresa Noyola goal.

2014- The Atlanta Silverbacks announce that Eric Wynalda will not return as Technical Director for the 2015 North American Soccer League season.

2016- The USC Trojans become the fourth multiple winner of the NCAA Women's College Cup, recording a 3-1 victory over No. 1-ranked West Virginia in the final before a 6,612 crowd at Avaya Stadium.

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