THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY FEBRUARY 1

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  
 
February 1, 
1914-The Niagara Falls Rangers defeat the Detroit Roses 2-0 in a third round game of the National Challenge Cup.

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1967-The National Professional Soccer League says Dunfermline has asked to play a series of exhibitions against its clubs.

1976-The Minnesota Kicks choose orange, blue denim and white as the team colors.

1980-NASL Commissioner Phil Woosnam turns down Rodney Marsh's request to play with the Philadelphia Fever of the MISL, citing regulations relating to Marsh's having retired and had a testimonial game.

1980-Alan Mayer makes 54 saves as the Pittsburgh Spirit down the Philadelphia Fever 9-6 at the Civic Center.

1981-Giorgio Chinaglia scores five goals and Francois van der Elst adds three more as the New York Cosmos defeat FC Birsfeld of Switzerland's second division 9-0.

1981-Robert Godocha scores three goals to lead the Hartford Hellions to s 3-1 win over the Chicago Horizon at the Hartford Civic Center.

1983-After nearly a year and a Soccer Bowl championship, the New York Cosmos remove the "interim" tag from head coach Prof. Julio Mazzei.

1991-Preki scores at 2:22 of overtime to give the St. Louis Storm a 7-6 win over the Kansas City Comets.

1997-Cincinnati Silverbacks 'keeper Carlos Pena makes a season-high 29 saves in a 12-6 win over Tampa Bay.

1998-A franchise-record crowd of 12,254 watches the Detroit Rockers nip the Cincinnati Silverbacks 16-14 at Joe Louis Arena.

2003-The Milwaukee Wave extend their winning streak to eight games with a 16-14 win over the Baltimore Blast.

2007- Machel Millwood scores three goals, and Lee Tschantret registers his 1000th career point as the Baltimore Blast defeat the Philadelphia KiXX 19-12 in front of 5,072 at 1st Mariner Arena.

2008- Don D'Ambra scores four goals, including the game-winner 12 seconds into the fourth quarter, to power the Philadelphia KiXX past the first-place Detroit Ignition 15-13 in front of a Wachovia Spectrum crowd of 5,988.

2009-U.S. Soccer says it has submitted a declaration of interest to host either the 2018 or 2022  World Cup.

2017-A+E Networks becomes an investor in the National Women's Soccer League and announces a three-year broadcast deal for the league's games to be carried on Lifetime Network.

2017- The New York Cosmos announce that MCU Park in Brooklyn will be the new home of the North American Soccer League club.

 

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