THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JANUARY 22

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 
 
January 22, 
1922-Scullin Steel of St. Louis wins the Western final of the United States Challenge Cup, defeating Caledonians of Detroit 4-0.

1922-In a prelude to the USSFA Challenge Cup Eastern semifinal game, the Harrison Football Club beats Todd Shipyards 3-2 in an American Soccer League game.

1968-The Boston Beacons announce they will play their games at Fenway Park.

1976-After sustaining losses of $50,000 since 1972, the Cincinnati Comets says they are giving up their franchise in the American Soccer League, but are interested in pursuing an NASL franchise.

1979-Hamburg announces Kevin Keegan will spend the summer playing for the NASL's Washington Diplomats.

 

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1980-Eusebio signs a one-year contract with the Major Indoor Soccer League's Buffalo Stallions.

1990 -The St. Louis Storm defeat Red Army of the USSR 5-3.

1991-Perry Van Der Beck scores three goals in the Wichita Wings 6-4 win over the Tacoma Stars.

1998-Dominic Mobilio's seventh power play goal of the season carries the Edmonton Drillers to their fourth straight home win, 10-8 over the Kansas City Attack.

2006- U.S. National Team captain Kristine Lilly scored twice to power the U.S. to a 2-0 victory over China and to the Four Nations Cup title in Guanghzhou, China .

2007- Freddy Adu scores two goals as the U.S. wins Group A of the CONCACAF Final Round Qualifying Tournament with a 5-0 victory over Panama at Rommel Fernandez Stadium in Panama City, Panama.

2011- Teal Bunbury's penalty kick lifts the United States to a 1-1 draw with Chile in an international friendly at Home Depot Center.

2012- Sydney Leroux scores five goals as the United States defeats  Guatemala 13-0 in the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying tournament at B.C. Place.

2016- Carli Lloyd is named the 2015 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year.

 

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