THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY DECEMBER 14

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  
December 14
1913-The Packards and the Roses play 120 minutes before settling for a 2-2 draw in a second round National Challenge Cup game at Maloney's Park in Detroit. The game will be replayed at a later date.

1977-The Pasadena Board of City Governors approves a 10-year contract for the Los Angeles Aztecs to play at the Rose Bowl.

1979-The Seattle Sounders make their biggest trade ever, a five-player deal that sends Tommy Ord and Bruce Rudroff to the Tulsa Roughnecks in exchange for Roger Davies, David Nish and Jack Brand.

1979-Jose Neto scores with 11 seconds left in the game to give the Hartford Hellions a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Steamers in the first indoor soccer game played in St. Louis, silencing a Checkerdome crowd of 18, 005.

1980-Fidelis Atuegbu scores at 8:17 of overtime to give San Francisco a 4-3 win over Indiana in front of 7,052 at Tampa Stadium, giving the Dons their third NCAA championship.

1980- Steve Zungul has eight points (5g, 3 a) in the New York Arrows' 9-4 win over the St. Louis Steamers at the Checkerdome.

1981-The NASL realigns into three divisions with the Chicago Sting, Montreal Manic, New York Cosmos in the East; Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, Jacksonville Tea Men, Tampa Bay Rowdies and Tulsa Roughnecks in the South; and the Edmonton Drillers, Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, San Jose Earthquakes and Vancouver Whitecaps in the West.

1984-Jim Gabarra scores five goals, leading the Louisville Thunder to a 9-4 win over the Columbus Capitals at the Columbus Convention Center.

1990-Four cities follow Honolulu in formally submitting applications for the 1994 World Cup: Minneapolis, Charlotte, Chicago and Philadelphia. In addition, nine cities submit bids to host the qualifying draw.

1990-Preki scores three goals for his fourth hat trick of the season as the St. Louis Storm lose to the San Diego Sockers 8-5 at the St. Louis Arena.

1996-The Wichita Wings' Genoni Martinez and Kansas City's  Goran Hunjak each score a cycle in the Attack's 28-25 road win. The clubs record a record 39 second-half points with a record 28-point third quarter.

1996-Brian McBride and Roy Lassister score as the United States beats Costa Rica 2-1 in front of 40,527 at Stanford Stadium to advance to the final round of qualifying for the 1998 World Cup.

2008- Tina Ellertson scores her first international goal, giving the United States a 1-0 win over China at The Home Depot Center.

2014- Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe give the U.S. a two-goal lead, but Marta responds with a hat trick to give Brazil a 3-2 win at 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia.

2014- After 110 minutes of scoreless play at WakeMed Soccer Park, Virginia (14-6-3) scores four times on five penalty opportunities, while two UCLA players slam  attempts off the crossbar, and the 4-2 margin gives the Cavaliers the school's seventh NCAA men's soccer championship.

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