THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY FEBRUARY 7

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 
 
February 7,

1932-Bert Patenaude scores three goals as the New York Giants defeat the Newark Americans 6-1 in the Eastern semifinal of the National Challenge Cup  at the Polo Grounds.

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1969-The Atlanta Chiefs name Vic Crowe General Manager and coach, replacing Phil Woosnam who was named executive director of the North American Soccer League.

1974-Willhelm Tellinger scores four goals to lead Moscow Red Army to an 8-4 win over an NASL All-Star team at Maple Leaf Gardens.

1986-The U.S. National Team plays to a 1-1 draw with Uruguay in Miami.

1986- The St. Louis Steamers' Nebo Bandovic scores six goals in an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Blast.

1991-David Banks scores three goals to lead the way as the San Diego Sockers beat the Dallas Sidekicks 10-8.

1998-Detroit Rockers player-coach Pato Margetic has three assists in a 19-8 loss at Milwaukee to become only the seventh player in NPSL history to score 900 career points.

2003-Peter Pappas has a shutout for 47 minutes and Kevin Sloan scores his 1000th career point as the Philadelphia Kixx clinch  a playoff berth with a 22-2 triumph over the Dallas Sidekicks.

2007-  Jimmy Conrad scores in the 52nd minute and Landon Donovan scores in stoppage time as the U.S. beats Mexico 2-0 before 62,462 fans at University of Phoenix Stadium.

2007- The Utah House of Representatives  approves spending $35 million of public money on a new stadium development for Real Salt Lake.

2008- Former MetroStars president and general manager Nick Sakiewicz   joins the owner-investor group that is trying to bring an MLS expansion team to Philadelphia.

2010- Sunil Gulati is unanimously reelected to a second four-year term as president of U.S. Soccer.

2014- The LA Galaxy signs  Head Coach and General Manager Bruce Arena to a multiyear contract extension.

 

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